“Stubbs” copyright; Sean P. Durham, Berlin, 2019

Cats — The Great Manipulators

“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” — Terry Pratchett

I live with three cats. I love them, and I have good reason to love them. They are demanding, sometimes needy, sometimes not needy. Cats are social animals, and after my observations, based on the driving curiosity I have for everything that surrounds…