So I'm not the only one who liked my kitty more than some humans.
My friend Kirsten's words of wisdom:
it IS losing a friend. a friend who never votes republican or starts dating inmates or steals from your purse, and is always soft and pretty. cat friends may not talk back in english, but in many ways i think they can be better than people friends.
And my brother Nik's:
cats are the only kind of friend you like MORE when they snuggle with your mate.