Why Asperger’s / autistic people can make awesome cat (and/or dog) ‘parents’


the silent wave

I’ve had cats all my life.  I love cats.  I’m a cat person.  And I’ll probably be one of those (please excuse the term) “‘crazy’ cat-ladies” when I get older.  It’s probably inevitable; I’d be surprised if it didn’t happen.

I also love dogs.  I’ve had dogs off and on, mostly in childhood.  Some were outdoor, and one was indoor.  I wish I could have one now, but due to our lack of space and our long work hours, it’s not feasible right now.  Maybe someday.

Anyway, I love animals.  They’re such intelligent, sentient beings.  I’m always amazed at how one little (or sometimes, not-so-little) physical body can contain an entire, independent, individual, complete with their own thoughts, desires, emotions, bonds/connections, and personalities.  They have their own heartbeats, brain waves, personalities, and even vibes or auras (sorry for my tendency to get metaphysical if that’s not your thing 🙂 ). …

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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