Friday, August 18, 2006


Dogs come when they’re called;
Cats take a message and get back to you.
-Mary Bly, feminist and author

One thing I love about cats is their independence. One thing I hate about cats is their independence.

That contradictory nature is the essence of cats. How does it relate to Gutfeeling? I think it makes us aware that cats are sensitive to emotion, to feelings of any sort. They remind us that we should be, too.

From early Egyptian times, cats have been both adored and feared. They were among the first animals to be domesticated. Yet they have never truly been domesticated at all. They willingly accept all donations of food. But even on a full stomach, they don’t hesitate to hunt. They have never lost their wild, instinctual nature. They are constant reminders to us that there is always ‘something beyond’.

They have always been associated with spirituality. The Egyptians thought of them as guardians of the dead. Though dreaded as ……..

Read more of Gutfeeling… the book

Peter Urs bender, Author
Gut Feeling

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