Daphne's cat has displayed the
ability to respond to her emotional states. "When things are bad
I often console myself by singing and dancing nursery rhymes like we
used to at school. Minstral has always been particularly attentive when
I'm down, so I guess it was inevitable that one day he would join in.
Now we dance Humpty Dumpty and Ding Dong Bell no matter what my mood.
Minstral does a wonderful wobbly egg and is brilliant down the well."
Through the joy of cat dancing, Daphne has become aware of our spiritual
connection with animals and no longer eats meat. "You can't commune
with animals and eat them too,"she says.
From the book, "Dancing
Text by Burton Silver, photographs by Heather Busch