9 life lessons I’ve learned from my cats

Kasha and Scooter with Annette

At the beginning of each year, we often consider how to change the way we live. This year, I’m going to use my cats as role models.

The ancient Egyptians worshiped cats. I suppose in some ways I follow their lead. My husband Jens and I have two cats, and they have the upper hand in our house. We get lots of pleasure and affection from them, and they’ve also taught us some valuable things about how to live life. Here are nine life lessons I’ve learned from my cats.

1. Be appreciative. Purr when someone does something nice for you.
One reason we enjoy petting cats is that they often purr in response. Purring is a cat’s way of showing thanks and appreciation. [Read more…]