“Its Just A Cat?"
From time to time people tell me, "lighten up, it’s just a cat," or "that’s a lot of money for just a cat." They don’t understand the distance
travelled, the time spent or the costs involved for "just a cat".
Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a cat".
Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a cat" but I did not once feel slighted.
Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a cat" and, in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just a cat" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.
If you, too, think its "just a cat" then you will probably understand phrases like "just a friend", "just a sunrise" or "just a promise".
"Just a cat" brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust and pure unbridled joy.
a cat" brings out the compassion and patience that makes me a better person.
Because of "just a cat" I will rise early, stay in all day and look
longingly to the future.
So for me, and folks like me, its not "just a cat" but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond
memories of the past and the pure joy of the moment.
"Just a cat" brings out what’s good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and
the worries of the day.
I hope that someday they can understand that its not "just a cat" but the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from
being "just a human"
So the next time you hear the phrase "just a cat" just smile.......because they "just don’t understand"