Selena's "fairy chant"
creates the perfect ambience for Zoot's glissades.
When Selena dances with Zoot, she seems guided by him to adopt rather
awkward and momentarily frozen positions in the moddle of her dance.
The cat reacts to these still postures by leaping over and around her
as if her sudden cessation of movement was quite unexpected and startling.
A cat's tail, is remarkably versatile in registering the most subtle
nuances of mood and intention, and Selena can apparently "read"
these signals. "Pussy's tail," she explains solemnly, "does
wiggles that make me do I don't know why things.
From the book, "Dancing
Text by Burton Silver, photographs by Heather Busch