A Cowboy's Guide To Cat Breeding (& Showing)

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Yee-Haw, city slickers . . .

Us cowpokes think we might be able to teach you tenderfoots a thing or two about cat breedin' and showin'.

So here goes . . .

  • Regardin' How You Behave:
    It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.
  • Regardin' Stuffing Shows:
    When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
  • Regardin' Your Reputation:
    The best sermons are lived, not preached.
  • Regardin' Gossiping:
    You cannot unsay a cruel word.
  • Regardin' Campaigning:
    Every path has a few puddles.
  • Regardin' Show Finals:
    Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
  • Regardin' Losing At The Cat Show:
    Life ain't about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
  • Regardin' Problems in Your Breeding Program:
    Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
  • Regardin' A Difference of Opinion:
    Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not screamed.
  • Regardin' Poor Sportsmanship:
    Meanness don't jest happen overnight.
  • Regardin' People Who Done You Wrong:
    Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.
  • Regardin' Temperament :
    Do not corner somethin' that you know is meaner than you.
  • Regardin' Next Weekend:
    Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.
  • Regardin' Being Asked Too Many Questions:
    Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  • Regardin' Selling & Buying Cats:
    Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.
  • Regardin' Grooming:
    Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't botherin' you none.
  • Regardin' Taking Credit For Success:
    Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
  • Regardin' An Apology:
    The easiest way to eat crow is while it's still warm, 'cause the colder it gets, the harder it is to swaller.
  • Regardin' A Problem:
    If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.
  • Regardin' Judging By Fault Finding:
    It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
  • Regardin' Things Gone Wrong:
    The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with watches you in the mirror every mornin'.
  • Regardin' Ego:
    If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.
  • Regardin' Bloodlines:
    Always drink upstream from the herd.
  • Regardin' Learning:
    Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.
  • Regardin' Discretion:
    Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it in.

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