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Small Talk #75


There's one wild cat that keeps coming to the villa. Granny says that Aunty W feeds it because there's cat food in the larder. Baba says it only encourages the beast.

It's funny, because every time we're eating breakfast, lunch or dinner on the terrace, the cat comes along and keeps making noises over and over again. Baba hates wild cats.

"They're everywhere you go!" he says. "This one is clearly an optimist, because it knows it gets nothing from me but a running shoo!"

I wonder what an optimist is as I make my noise for yet another biscuit!

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    Drew Martyn almost 4 years ago

    Brilliant, Neville, I love the comparison between the cat and baby. Something to think about there perhaps. And maybe the cat should be told of the difference between optimist and realist lol?

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Thanks Drew.... the cat obviously has a memory, otherwise why would it come back (there's catfood in the larder!), but it has to be complimented on its optimism and persistence.

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