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Idaria: "Fishful Thinking"

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By Jeanine Gulczynski

Idaria: "Fishful Thinking"

All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws

Idaria: "Fishful Thinking"

"A sleeping cat is ever alert." - Fred Scwab

Short, Punchy Title

“All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws” - Chinese proverb

About my Cat

Idaria (pronounced - I dare ya), F, 9 month old Ragdoll.

Idaria came to me along with a sister, SoSumie (So Sue Me). Their 1st human mother was an elderly lady who passed away shortly after the kittens went to live with her. The women's only surviving child was allergic to cats so she put an ad on Craigslist. I wasn't looking for any more animal children (I have 2 small dogs and 5 children) but the ad jumped out at me and touched my heart to the core. The Sisters, as I lovingly call them, have been a perfect addition to our family. They are so sweet and bring even more love into our home.

Why I Chose This Photo

I always have to chase Idaria off of the table where the fish resides and this one particular day she was so focused on Pinky that she didn't even move or care to notice me as I was taking the picture. Pinky was positioned perfectly as well making this the perfect "Ah ha I got you cornered" picture.

Tips and Tricks

  • Lesson learned... no amount of disapline can keep kitty off the table when there is fish present. Luckily for Pinky she doesn't like to get her feet wet.

Franny Syufy, About.com Cats, says:

Idaria's photo was used in my Wordless Wednesday blog on August 4, 2010. Wonderful photo! While "'All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws” - Chinese proverb' is a nice sentiment, it is much too long for a Wordless Wednesday title, i.e., "Wordless Wednesday: 'All cats love fish but fear to wet their paws' - Chinese proverb." If used in my Wordless Wednesday blog the title will be: "Wordless Wednesday: Fishful Thinking" I'll use the proverb in the body of the post.

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