Today's Purrl Of Wisdom

"After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference."
-- Charlotte Gray

Why Do Cats Put Their Toys In Shoes?

Dear Thomasina...
Why does my cat put toys in shoes? Isn't that sort of weird?
-- Perplexed Cat Mom

Hi Perplexed!
To be honest, I put toys in shoes all the time so I know where to find them. She has these ugly red ones that she never wears, and that's where I keep my tiny toy mice.

Maybe your cat's just being organized like I am. But instinct enters into this, too, because we're all hunters at heart, and for us, toys are almost like the tiny animals we catch outside.

Why Cats Put Toys In Shoes

Today's Purrl Of Wisdom

"I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul."

-- Jean Cocteau