Since Friday is cat-blogging day, I thought I would introduce you to Sue, my mother’s British Blue, who joined in the birthday celebrations yesterday in a characteristically restrained manner. Sue gets on quietly with her life – she lived underneath my mother’s desk for a number of years and seldom came out. Meals were delivered by room service. If cats were churches – which in a way they are, of course – she would definitely be Anglican. The British Blue website describes British Blues as being

Calm, alert and affectionate without being overly-demonstrative he is a soothing presence, unlike some breeds who are very much “look at me!!”

It goes on to say the breed is:

undemanding but displays an understated affection and loyalty

So no exchanging of the Peace there!


  1. With thoughts of the current spate of viruses doing the rounds, no passing on of infection either! Considering how people use their hands to suppress coughs and sneezes, the Peace must be one of the worst culprits when it comes to passing infection around a congregation. Sorry, but it’s how I see it.

  2. I think you’ll find that the peace is indeed exchanged: by slow blink at a respectable distance. Failure to respond appropriately leads to a decade of misunderstanding and showing of claws.

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