Friday, October 19, 2007

Cat Blog Friday



For this Cat Blog Friday...

... a touching tale of the cats of war.

What Cats Know About War

Happy Friday, Everybody!

19 comments:

Jill said...

Don't forget the other ear there buddy.

8675309 said...

Linky no worky. :( Fixfixfix! :)

Jenn of the Jungle said...

When I was in England in August across the street from Speakers Corner was a memorial to "Animals in War". It was really nice. And people had left flowers there.

birdwoman said...

No, no, no. Don't you know our soldiers cook kitties for breakfast?! He's probably checking the tenderness on this one as the photog clicked.

(*)>

cube said...

jill: So true. Cats are cats no matter where they live.

jenny: So sorry. Don't know what happened, but I think I have fixed it. Please try again.

jenn: I'm a sucker for animals and I think it's nice when humans practice kindness towards them.

bw: Cats... the other other white meat. You must be listening to the main stream media again ;-)

WomanHonorThyself said...

i loveeeeeeeee that photo..I have it and smile each time I see it Cube!

Always On Watch said...

Caption under one of the pictures in the article:

Iraq’s strays inherit land said to have given rise to all domestic cats.

Not Egypt?

The only positive thing about MTP is that he loved cats.

cube said...

angel: I agree. It's a beautiful photo.

aow: lol! And Hitler loved German Shepherds.

Rory said...

AOW, I don't know if domestic cats originated in Iraq or Egypt, but the term "tabby" comes from the Iraqi city of Attabiah which was noted for its silk trade, and the pattern on the silks were said to resemble the markings on a tabby cat.

Birdwoman, don't worry. The kitten is safe. That's actually an Israeli soldier, although I'm sure there are some in the MSM who'd prefer we not find that out since they'd rather portray the IDF as heartless baby-killers.

Michael K. Willis said...

Great photo (and I'm a dog lover who is tolerated by three cats)...thanks for the link to the article.

Kathy said...

Very poignant pic, I think, cube

The Merry Widow said...

The paradoxocal truth is, gentleness only flows from true strength! And humbleness only comes from an absolute grounding in who you are!
That is probably a truer picture of strength than most people realize!
Good morning, G*D bless and Maranatha!

tmw

Etchen said...

That's a fantastic picture! Good as=rticle as well--I can't even imagine the problems he faced trying to get those 4 cats.

Brooke said...

What a wonderful pic... And LOL at Birdwoman!

Jamie Dawn said...

That photo is politically incorrect!!
Don't you know that all cats HISS at soldiers because all soldiers are mean and kill women and children in the dark of night??

Raggedy said...

I never get tired of seeing that picture!
What a story!
Thank you for posting it.
Have a wonderful day!
*^_^
(=':'=) hugs
(")_ (")Š from
the Cool Raggedy one

nanc said...

there is a new kitten at this house trying to make war with me!

>^--^< PKAK - the little furball!

Alistair D'souza said...

nice pic of the kitty...

and nice article too..
war doesn't negate the humanness, it demands it.

I'll be checking out this movie called 'Dark water'... its a japanese movie and supposed to be pretty eerie...

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