Learnt new vocab, might as well be using it right away! 🙂

SG sent this:

SG sent this: ailuros (cat) + phileein (to love) = ailurophile! Get it? 🙂

Playing with cats everywhere I go. This was with Dexter, in Jakarta, Indonesia, 2005

Playing with cats everywhere I go. This was with Dexter, in Jakarta, Indonesia, 2005

I grew up first with 2 cats, followed by 2 doggies, then 2 rabbits but I have fonder memory about cats. Meow here, meow there! Meow here, meow there and there!

More vocab!

We have to be more specific in describing the fur of cats! Do you know the difference between calico and tabby cats? 😉

Oh, curiosity kills the cat NOT! 😉

I want to let the cat out of the bag: I really do not like the saying of “there are many ways to skin a cat”! So brutal!

A stroll down memory lane

Close friends always know I am a cat lover. A friend hand-made this lovely card for me <3

Close friends always know I am a cat lover.
A friend hand-made this lovely card for me  

In secondary school, friends and I liked to make fun of the fact that ancient Egyptians used to shave their eyebrows to mourn for the death of their cats.

In the ICQ era, everyone adopted nickname instead of using our real given names. I chose “felis domestica” and this name stuck until now.

My original signature contained cat elements. I had been using it all along until a few years back when I decided that my signature should project a more professional image of me… (Boring!)

the "skeleton" of my then cat signature and it's related to my name!

the “skeleton” of my then cat signature (I signed it differently, of course) and it’s related to my name!

You all gotta know these!

Ingestion of lilies could be life-threatening to cats. It pained me to read what a friend wrote: “All my life growing up with cats, it’s surprising how this was not common knowledge. It took one precious soul to teach me what I know today.”

“Cats are known for their cleanliness, spending many hours licking their coats.” So, don’t stop me from patting them 🙂

Cats are lactose-intolerant! Not too much milk please.


3 Responses to “Ailurophile”

  1. 1 Leong April 1, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Aah…I see. Your content focuses on your experience point of view. While for me…I don’t have so much experience with cats. Not so related..haha

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