There'll Always Be an England
Gigi Santow ... is greatly mistaken
when she claims that "cats don't sit on shoulders".
They certainly do.
Pong Collins, now seventeen,
has done so routinely ever since she was a kitten.
For the targeted humans,
the benefits of a warm and talkative fur collar in winter
have to be weighed against the inconvenience of
sudden pain and loss of blood in the event of
her being startled.
L'Horte, 11250 Saint-Hilaire
--- Letter to the TLS 18 October 2013