Following on from Abigail Baker’s cat post, I have a story to share about cats on campus. Excitement was closely followed by nervousness. Young kittens had been spotted under our building, again. A former colleague rescued a kitten from the same location more than 5 years ago, and I have seen numerous litters come and go over the years. Worryingly, ringtail possums live in the nearby shrubs, and I could only imagine the impact ‘Mum Cat’ and her progeny were having on the local wildlife.
After the robust discussion around dogs at work sparked by Rebecca Ritchie’s post a few months ago, I thought it was only right that the other half of the population also get to have their say. That’s right – I’m talking about cat people. (And no, I’m not talking about a Doctor Who-esque human-feline hybrid, but those of us who prefer that winning combination of aloofness and unexpected pouncing in our furry friends.)