As for the photos below. Just some I took that I thought were interesting.
This is my old hand touching Turtle's fur. A tortoise shell cat has the most beautiful coat...especially our Turtle!
This is our old fellow Gus. He's about 15 years old. He and Turtle are very affectionate kitties, and both of the purr to beat the band!
Have you heard of a "dog in the manger"? Wikipedia says, "
The Dog in the Manger is a fable attributed to Aesop, concerning a dog who, one afternoon, lay down to sleep in the manger. On being awoken, he ferociously kept the cattle in the farm from eating the hay on which he chose to sleep, even though he was unable to eat it himself, leading an ox to mutter the moral of the fable:
So here is our cat in the manger. I have warned her that she is not to knock down the shepherds, wise men, etc.! However, Turtle has a mind of her own!
People often begrudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.