On cat door mats

Cat Door Mat - Everyone seems to have a certain like or taste for one particular thing. Many times this like will turn into a collection of related objects because others decide to buy things for you that are related to the things that you like. Some times these collections start and no one knows why. My sister for example presently has a wide assortment of items with chickens on them. She has chicken figurines, plates, towels, serving platters and stuffed chickens. She has her new kitchen decorated to display this collection, but she is not sure how she became known as a chicken collector.

I have a cat collection. It only takes most people about ten minutes to find out that I am a cat lover. I have two cats that live with us and hundreds of items that have cats on them. My husband bought me a curio cabinet to put my cat figurines in. It is a corner curio that we have placed in the dining area. My sister gave me a cat door mat that was shaped like a cat and was covered in paw prints. There is something about the cat door mat that attracts my Siamese cat. The first time he saw it he rolled on it and lay down and claimed it as his own. When my sister bought the cat door mat she had thought it would look nice on the floor in front of the curio. She was right the cat door mat does look very nice there. Placing the rug there has not discouraged the Siamese from sleeping on it. This is like an added bonus because now I have my beautiful Siamese cat on display with the rest of my cat statues.

In addition to figurines I have scarves that have cat print material as well as a hand bag. My largest collection by far is cat pins. Several years ago I bought a gold cat pin that I thought was very pretty. I work in an office setting were business casual attire is required. I would wear the cat pin on the lapel of my blazer. Soon I started receiving other cat pins for birthday presents and Christmas presents. People would tell me they saw the pins and thought of me. I have fifteen cat Christmas pins. In addition to the ones that have a Christmas theme I also have over twenty other cat pins. It has become my trademark. People in the office stop to check out which pin I am wearing each day.

From the cat door mat to the pins and figurines I have been labeled the cat person by friends and family. I do draw the line at wearing cat print clothing.

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