The food industry needs geneticists (I’m sure someone willl consider the project of interest) to genetically modify cats, so they too can drink using straws, just like humans do: Why else would they provide straws with cat food containers? It reminds me of a fable: “Le renard et la Cigogne” by La Fontaine.
Great video by the way: Thanks Twinklybird!
Jean de La Fontaine
Le Renard et la Cigogne
Compère le Renard se mit un jour en frais,
Et retint à dîner commère la Cigogne.
Le régal fût petit et sans beaucoup d’apprêts :
Le Galant pour toute besogne,
Avait un brouet clair (il vivait chichement).
Ce brouet fut par lui servi sur une assiette :
La Cigogne au long bec n’en put attraper miette ;
Et le drôle eut lapé le tout en un moment.
Pour se venger de cette tromperie,
À quelque temps de là, la Cigogne le prie.
« Volontiers, lui dit-il, car avec mes amis
Je ne fais point cérémonie. “
À l’heure dite, il courut au logis
De la Cigogne son hôtesse ;
Loua très fort la politesse ;
Trouva le dîner cuit à point.
Bon appétit surtout ; Renards n’en manquent point.
Il se réjouissait à l’odeur de la viande
Mise en menus morceaux, et qu’il croyait friande.
On servit, pour l’embarrasser,
En un vase à long col et d’étroite embouchure.
Le bec de la Cigogne y pouvait bien passer,
Mais le museau du Sire était d’autre mesure.
Il lui fallut à jeun retourner au logis,
Honteux comme un Renard qu’une Poule aurait pris,
Serrant la queue, et portant bas l’oreille.
Trompeurs, c’est pour vous que j’écris :
Attendez-vous à la pareille.
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