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Are cats aloof?


Adorable. And cuddly.
They are cute as a button.
Fur balls with attitude.
Showing ultimate trust.

A cat’s body language.
Of kisses and grooming.
Tail fluff and mews.
An ongoing study for me.


They whisper their affections.
Half-closed eyes fixed on you.
You notice a slow blink.
A show of love.

Watch the cat’s tail.
Tails are the barometers.
Wagging, bushy, or twining.
Can you recognise the signs?

Shadow and Twilight

My cats communicate with me.
Using their body language.
They vocalize – purrs and mews.
They are definitely not aloof.

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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