Nice guys love cats!
On most bags of cat food in our pantries are pictures of two young girls and their mother playing with a furry kitten. Similar images appear on TV commercials and give the impression that loving cats is unique to women. Nothing could be further from the truth. Men love cats too!
Throughout history, many famous men have loved felines. The rough-and-tumble, bullfighting enthusiast Ernest Hemingway had more than 30 cats, their descendants probably outnumber people on the Florida Islet of Key West today. Throughout history there have been many other world renown cat loving men, including Albert Einstein and his cat, Tiger, and Winston Churchill and his beloved cat, Jock. Mark Twain wrote, “I simply can’t resist a cat, particularly a purring one. They are the cleanest, cunningest, and most intelligent things I know….”
Cat Fancy Magazine, February 2015