Originally Posted by jcat
Not all people feel this way.
There was a very sad story on our news this evening. A house caught on fire, and a heavily pregnant mother grabbed her two-year-old, and urged her four-year-old to run out of the house with her. Instead, he went looking for his cat. Firefighters found him dead of smoke inhalation upstairs, clutching his likewise dead cat.
Back to the thread - I hope that the world changes its attitudes about cats soon. IMO, how a person feels about cats often reflects how their attitude about the more vulnerable people in our society as well, such as the disabled.