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The Truth… Almost

What we say is not always exactly we mean. Sometimes we are trying to just be nice. Sometimes we are trying to be kind.
And sometimes we are presenting the facts in as flattering a way as possible. So, here’s the truth… sort of

We say… He is a noted Judge.

We Mean… He put up our cat.

We say… He is Respected Judge.

We Mean… He put up our cat… twice.

We say… He is an esteemed Judge.

We Mean… He puts up anything of ours that we put in the rshow ing.

We say… Our cat won another Best In Show.

We Mean… Our cat won another Best In Show… It was his second BIS… under the same judge. The judge is our uncle.

We say… He is a specialty Judge.

We Mean… He puts up anything that looks like his own breeding.

We say… The cat was shown sparingly.

We Mean… The cat was shown only when we knew we had it in the bag.

We say… The cat is a show prospect.

We Mean… The cat has 4 legs, 2 eyes, 2 ears, 1 tail. ***NOTE, If the cat is a Manx, the tail is optional.

We say… The cat finished in 5 shows.

We Mean… The cat finished in 5 shows not counting the 29 shows he went to where he didn’t win a ribbon.

We say… The cat has good points.

We Mean… The cat has a bump on his head.

We say… The cat won in heavy competition.

We Mean… The other cats were exceedingly overweight.

We say… The cat is gentle natured.

We Mean… The cat is on tranquilizers.

We say… The cat has personality plus.

We Mean… The cat wakes up if you blow catnip up his nose.

We say… The cat is large boned.

We Mean… The cat looks like a Saint Bernard.

We say… The cat has a good bite.

We Mean… The cat bit his owner. Then the cat bit the judge. And finally the cat bit the ring steward.

We say… The cat has a lovely head.

We Mean… The cat has 2 eyes, 2 ears, 1 mouth and 1 nose.

We say… The cat is at stud to “approved” queens.

We Mean… The cat is at stud to those queens whose owners check “clears” the bank.

We say… The cat is linebred on a great cat.

We Mean… GC, NW Big Name appears twice in the 9th generation of the cat’s pedigree.

We say… The cat is a terrific breeding queen.

We Mean… The cat’s type is the pits, but she throws big litters.

We say… He is a great stud cat.

We Mean… He breeds anything that can fog a mirror.

We say… The cat loves children.

We Mean… The cat loves children…  for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

And the most careful “truth” of all is when your best friend asks you what you think of her new show kitten…

You say…  Your new kitten is adorable!

You Mean… He has a long head, with high ears and a crooked nose. He will never make a final, but I know you love him and I don’t want to hurt your feelings

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