Like many people, I have an adorable cat. Thing is, mine is the most adorable. Don't believe me? How about this:
J/K -- that's a baby ground sloth! Named Lily. But still not as cute as this little mofo:
Super kitty is a Scottish Fold. He is a mutant. Like the rest of his mutant species, Super is descended from one animal, named Susie, discovered in Perthshire Scotland in 1961. In addition to the folded ears, those spawn of Susie with the dominant gene like to sit upright, like a human buddha. Super does it all the time. He walks around, thinks to himself, "I guess it's time to ponder being and the universe," and arranges himself into a Buddha pose. And by the way, here he is on Halloween:
Don't worry about that kitty frown. Secretly, the dude is thrilled to be dressing up with the rest of us to gaily celebrate the annual rise of the underworld.
Over the years, many fans of Super Kitty have asked: Was the cutest cat also the cutest kitten ever? To which the answer is: duh? Thing is, there are few pictures extant from that glorious time. Filling the breach, as usual, is the internet, and it's special time travel service, YouTube:
How this internet magic works, I'll never know. Shopping, wikipedia, and now a personal Muppet Babies filter for your pet! Or really for my pet. But if that could be a universal service? Now there's a commercial concept. Maybe that can replace the newspapers?