It is a difficult matter to gain the affection of a cat. He is a philosophical, methodical animal, t

It is a difficult matter to gain the affection of …

It is a difficult matter to gain the affection of a cat. He is a philosophical, methodical animal, tenacious of his own habits, fond of order and neatness, and disinclined to extravagant sentiment. He will be your friend, if he finds you worthy of friendship, but not your slave.

Théophile Gautier