Sunday, August 12, 2012
Cat and Dog
Have you ever wondered why the cat and the dog are perceived by mankind to be mortal enemies?
Man even invented an idiom—passed on through generations—to dramatize this animosity between the two most popular pets in the world: Fighting like cat and dog! (meaning, to argue violently all the time). We have translated this into our own Filipino language: Away nang away na parang aso't pusa!
I, too, find myself using this idiom, but then I became an internet denizen and found hundreds of photos such as these:
But from today, I will erase that idiom from my mind's hard disc. Both animals come into our homes and reward our lives with the warmth of grace and unconditional love.
(JR's dog, Attorney, playfully runs around with the stray cats that visit our garden every so often. Attorney plays with chickens, too—but that's another story.)
“Then God said, 'Let the earth produce every sort of animal, each producing offspring of the same kind—livestock, small animals that scurry along the ground, and wild animals.' And that is what happened. God made all sorts of wild animals, livestock, and small animals, each able to produce offspring of the same kind. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:24-25
(All photos were borrowed from the Net)