Cat Advice


Finding the Cat in a Spring Field at Midnight by Pattiann Rogers

It takes a peculiar vision to be able to detect

Precisely where

The field grasses brushed by blowing 

Stars and the odor of spring

In the breath of sweet clover buds

And the star-mingled calls of the toads

In the threading grasses and the paws

Of the clover brushing through the field

Of stars and the star-shaped crickets

In the ears of the sweet grasses

And the tail of the night flicking

Through the calls of the clover and the spring

Stars slinking past the eyes of midnight

And the hour of the field mouse passing

Through the claws of the stars and the brushing

Haunches of the weeds and starry grasses

Threading through the eyes of the mouse

And the buds of the stars calling

With the sweet breath of the field 


And the cat begins. 

The cat knows how to relax at a deep level, stretching and yawning, its snoozy appearance is deceptive. Seemingly self-absorbed, it is listening, alert, and aware. It is sleek and slinky, regal and aloof, magical and spiritual, the bridge between the physical and non-physical worlds. Highly independent, it needs no-one.

ADVICE: It may be a time for you to relax and be calm, but keep an eye on those around you. Set boundaries in your professional, study, or personal life. Work independently, knowing that you have the wisdom you seek to make quick decisions that can be twisted in the wind and changed if needed. Be flexible and adaptable in the world, with an air of aloofness. Walk with dignity, self-awareness, and nimbleness. 

“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” – James Herriot, James Herriot’s Cat Stories



Felidae family

Quick reflexes



Can twist its body and right itself if falling from a high place

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

REFERENCES: A combination of the following Oracle cards were used (with a dash of my own lifelong learning).

Archangel Animal Oracle Cards by Diana Cooper

L’Oracle du Peuple Animal by Arnaud Riou 

Messages From Your Animal Spirit Guides by Steven Farmer

The Druid Animal Oracle Deck by Philip & Stephanie Carr-Gomm

The Spirit Animal Oracle by Colette Baron-Reid


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