Saturday, October 22, 2016

Pedigrees and moggies - equal in the eye of the Feline God (and sensible humans).

Dear George,
I ask you: what is the difference between me and a moggy? I see none! Do you?
To me… we (and I mean all cats) are beautiful, intelligent; superior to any other species! 
If this is true then why do human try to “create” differences between us based only on their biased opinion? Why do humans try to judge us based on color, breed, pedigree, sex, age, etc.? I’m 17 years old and I was named after Ricky Martin by my euphoric human after attending one of his concerts! Do I look like Ricky Martin? I don’t think so! Do I judge Ricky Martin based on his cuteness, hair, clothes or preferences? No!
If I look (at me) in a mirror I really think my human could have very well named me Snow White! See what I mean? But …would I be a different cat from who I am now? No! That’s what humans don’t understand and that’s why I was in hiding for years as I didn’t want to be part of my humans’ social life! Until last night… when I literally came out of the closet (see the photo) because we had guests: a moggy and her family.
I love that moggy! And she loves me! Nothing else matters!
George, you know her – you know her name and you know how cool she is!
I don’t want my humans to discriminate against her because of her origins!
What do I do?
In love with a moggy

Dear Ricky, 
Somebody told me it was CAT Victoria with whom you are hopelessly in love.... Her photo can be found in her post a week go but I am going to add it here. Just to remind myself. What she didn't tell me when she wrote to me, was that she was in the tree looking out for you. Just in case you passed by.
There isn't anything much different between you and her - only that you have a differently shaped face and longer differently coloured hair. Unfortunately human beings have stupid notions about class.They think pedigree cats are different in other ways from ordinary moggies. They are wrong. Persians like you enjoy hunting and playing and need all the same things that moggies do.
Just because you look different (and to human eyes more beautiful) doesn't mean you are not a cat like any other cat. And that means that pedigree cats and moggy cats are equal in feline eyes and in the eyes of sensible humans (alas, too few of them).
Long live moggies. And pedigrees. They are equal in the eyes of the Feline God (Blessed Be Bubastis).
PS. Some colour prejudiced humans don't even like black cats but I say "black is beautiful."


  1. CAT VictoriaOctober 22, 2016

    George, I don't think I'm the moggy "in the story" but I'm flattened :-)
    I'm soo excited that you think I'm cool and beautiful! I'm royalty too!
    Ricky, we can be really good friends!
    CAT Victoria

  2. The Black MoggyOctober 22, 2016

    Victoria, with your first CIA office set up (in the tree) I don't think you need a "sugar daddy" :-) I think I'm more "fit" for you...I mean your office!
    Sorry harm intended!
    The Black Moggy

  3. Ricky, you are so cute!
    Love your face!

  4. I am a black and white cat - what's so frustrating is the fact that everyone seems to want a black cat.
    Love from Hannah x

  5. The Dutch MoggyOctober 26, 2016

    I'm a moggy and I'm very proud of my status!
    I own a store in Amsterdam and usually get annoyed by humans's low IQ.
    Ricky, follow your heart!
    The Dutch Moggy

  6. I hate that cat.. because he's always feel annoy.

    1. Whoaha! "View Site" must be as mouse or a rat!

  7. Who would "hate" a cat? Of course....A RAT!
    Anyway, "whoever you are under that long name" if looking at a cat annoys you....then...don't look! Find "like you" and look at them/you and be happy!

  8. so ugly cat :( i might need this to relieve me in the office.

  9. When i looked at the cat, i remember my cat when i was young.

  10. Cats are really cute!! I miss my cat now :(


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