….when anyone says, “you hold the cat while I……” Fact: Anything requiring two people, the cat will not like. My brothers learned this the hard way. I was about eleven, making the two of them ten and nine. One of them decided it was time to wash the cat. Fact: cats are not fond of water. He suggested that one of us hold it while he washed it. I immediately knew I wanted no part of this and that they shouldn’t do it. They didn’t listen so I ran and told mama. She said it would be the last time they tried. Seeing she was in no hurry, I ran back to the boys just in time to witness the bath. Did you know that just holding a cat over a container of water will make it freak out and tear you up? LOL Mama got there just in time to take the bloody one into the house to be doctored a little bit. Fact: the one holding the cat is generally the one that gets wounded.