To the Editors:
Cats intrigue and exasperate us [Dec. 7] because they respond to life as if they were in control of their existences. They relax, eat, sleep, copulate and play only when they are moved, enjoying themselves with no guilt. I think we envy them.
At the end of a hectic workday it's refreshing to come home to a cat whose only concerns are "feed me," "love me," and then "leave me alone." It is a good formula for humans as well.
One rainy night last month a half-grown stray moved into our house. Through the...