BY ANGIE BAILEY
FORTHE L O V EOFCATS
1. It’s your birthday. Which would
you most like to do?
a. Open a package containing tick-
ets to a play you’ve been dying
b. Walk into a surprise party filled
with all your favorite friends.
c. Enjoy a quiet night in with your
best friend and cats, then make
a wish, and blow out the can-
dles on your favorite kind of
d. Eat your favorite meal and have
lots of interesting conversation
with your family.
2. You just went through a nasty
breakup. How do you react?
a. Cuddle with your kitty, devour
a pint of ice cream, and watch
b. Invite your best friends over to
commiserate alongside you.
c. Peruse an online dating site
(with a cat on your lap, of
d. Call your mom for comforting
3. Which job sounds best to you?
b. Party planner
c. Professional gambler
d. Family therapist
4. Your cat sitter decides to
move to Costa Rica a week
before your big vacation. What
do you do?
a. Freak out, become overly dra-
matic, and assume you’ll have to
cancel your trip.
b. Invite your best friends over for
coffee, and ask if one of them
might be available.
c. Shrug it off, and hope your
vet has a recommendation for
d. Ask a family member to help.
5. Choose a Halloween costume.
a. A character from the Broadway
b. You’re hosting the best party in
town, so whatever you wear will
d. A member of the paparazzi
6. What would your friends say is
one of your best qualities?
a. You’re outgoing and entertain-
b. Your door is always open.
c. You’re optimistic and hopeful.
d. You know how to keep a secret.
7. You find yourself with an
unexpected $1,000. What
would you do?
a. Splurge on a new outfit (that
matches your cat’s fur, of course)
and a fantastic night of dinner
and theater with your favorite
b. Throw a legendary party.
c. Donate it to a rescue for spe-
cially abled cats.
d. Help a family member with
some outstanding bills.
Angie Bailey is an award- winning author and blogger and a
humorist, performer, cat fancier, word-game junkie, music
lover, wife, and mother to two
humans and three cats.
You’re probably familiar with the typical
cat-related superstitions, but some strange,
old-timey lore will make you smile and maybe
look at your cat a little differently. Take this quiz
to discover which obscure cat superstition you are.