What the Cat Means

Ann M. Blais ( (no email) )
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 23:50:10 -0600

Received this today and thought I would pass it on. If I should not be
posting this here, I apologize.

Ann M

<center><bold><underline>The Cat/English Dictionary

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<bold><italic>Phrase - Meaning

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miaow - Feed me.

meeow - Pet me.

mrooww - I love you.

miioo-oo-oo - I am in love and must meet my betrothed outside beneath the
hedge. Don't wait up.

mrow - I feel like making noise.

rrrow-mawww - Please, the time is come to tidy the cat box.

rrrow-miawww - I have remedied the cat box untidiness by shoveling the

contents as far out of the box as was practical.

miaowmiaow - Play with me.

miaowmioaw - Have you noticed the shortage of available cat toys in this
room?

mioawmioaw - Since I can find nothing better to play with, I shall see
what happens when I sharpen my claws on this handy piece of furniture.

roww-maww-roww - I am so glad to see that you have returned home with
both arms full of groceries. I will now rub myself against your legs and
attempt to trip you as you walk towards the kitchen.

mmeww - I believe I have heard a burglar. If you would like to go and
beat him senseless, I shall be happy to keep your spot in the bed warm.

gakk-ak-ak - My digestive passages seem to have formed a hairball.
Wherever could this have come from? I shall leave it here upon the
carpeting.

mow - Snuggling is a good idea.

moww - Shedding is pretty good, too.

mowww! - I was enjoying snuggling and shedding in the warm clean laundry
until you removed me so unkindly.

miaow! miaow! - I have discovered that, although one may be able to wedge
his body through the gap behind the stove and into that little drawer
filled with pots and pans, the reverse path is slightly more difficult to
navigate.

mraakk! - Oh, small bird! Please come over here.

ssssroww! - I believe that I have found a woodchuck. I shall now act
terribly brave.

mmrrrr-mmrrr - If I sit in the sunshine for another week or so, I think I
shall be satisfied.

If anyone has anything else to add to this, please e-mail me at

jdurd@aol.com I may need it for future reference.

Jerri

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