Feline Quotable Photo Series – A Cat is King of the Jungle

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall...

Hey! Rolz here! Since this magnificent image is of ME, who better to talk about it than myself?! This guy, Fernand Mery, sure knew his stuff. Cats and lions, yeah, we kinda go together and I think my handsome and regal profile really shows off my resemblance to the King of the Jungle. If I could read, I’d tell you more about this brilliant guy. Actually, that’s not true. I’m quite a lazy boy by nature and I have no aspirations to learn how to read whatsoever. Feed me, touch me occasionally, admire me always, and let me nap in peace. The human can tell you about this guy if she wants to enlighten you with her ability to grab information from Wikipedia.

Okay, Deb here! Since Rolz has made his point clear, here is just a bit about Fernand Mery. Fernand Mery (1897 – 1983) was a world renowned veterinarian, author, and animal advocate from France. He wrote many books about pets, including these on cats – “The Life, History and Magic of the Cat,” “The Cat,” and “Her Majesty the Cat.” He helped to pass many laws in France for the better treatment of animals and founded several organizations such as The National Council for Animal Protection.  (Wikipedia)

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  1. Cheysuli says:

    I had no idea he wrote a book about me, Her Majesty the Cat… Hmmm…

  2. Wendy S. says:

    Rolz you are regal. Male lions actually do sound a lot like you with your carefree way of life. We think you’re more handsome than a lion though! And yes, we vote for you and your other siblings every day…

  3. Congrats on your nomination Deb – your article/interview rocked! Just voted for you and hoping you and your precious felines win BIG! 🙂

    • Deb says:

      Thank you Create With Joy – as you can well imagine, it has been a long road filled with lots of hard work!! I’m glad you enjoyed the article and I really appreicate the vote from some of my favorite Maine Coon fans!!

  4. meowmeowmans says:

    Rolz, that quote fits you purrfectly!

    Thanks for the information about Fernand Mery. Who knew?

    Okay, off to vote! 🙂

    Hugs to you all.

    • Deb says:

      Who knew indeed, meowmeowmans! We see these quotes all the time, but often don’t know who the people are they are attributed to! Vote, vote, vote… what is this, an election year?!!!

  5. Bernadette says:

    Some of us house panthers are still concerned about all those odd markings you have, but our mom says you are beautiful, and Kelly has spots and she is beautiful, so we guess she’s right!

    • Deb says:

      Don’t you worry you beautiful house panther cats! In the dark, all us kitties look the same to the humans! Kelly is beautiful… and smart too!

  6. that quote is definitely one of my faves and the photo…purrfect!

  7. CATachresis says:

    I am familiar with the quote but not the author, so thanks for the info. I guess Rolz just rolz with the waves, eh! Laid back and laid out lol. Yes we are voting 🙂 xx

  8. Incredibly awesome, your regalness astounds us simple country cats. And the blog is absolutely beautiful.

    Glad to have found you, good luck in the Petties

    Harry, Dexter and Tipp
    the Cherry City Kitty boys

    • Deb says:

      Thank you for the kind words Cherry City Kitties!! We will be over to say hello – we always love meeting new feline friends and are so happy you stopped by!! 🙂

  9. That is such a cute photo with the mirror. I would imagine that every housecat sees him or herself exactly that way!