Charles Bukowski on Cats

A friend of mine who is familiar (and a bit confused) with my obsession with my cat Vivié recommended Bukowski’s reflections on cats, a collection by Harper Collins. And, needless to say, I am absolutely delighted.

Buy On Cats

The more cats you have, the longer you live. If you have a hundred cats, you’ll live ten times longer than if you have ten. Someday this will be discovered, and people will have a thousand cats and live forever.

From On Cats

Bukowski with Butch
From On Cats

Writing is also my cat. Writing lets me face it.

From On Cats

Disclaimer: I’m sure Bukowski wasn’t talking about big cats as seen in Netflix’s Tiger King. But here’s Vivié who is both fascinated and befuddled with Joe Exotic…:

-Neri

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