“Gidday stupid,” the cat greeted me. “I’m Spotty. I live at the campus even though my humans
would like me to live with them. You see I am an independent girl and I love it here. Everybody gives me lots of attention and treats. You’re welcome to come sit with me today.”
— from My Name is Wilma
She was sensing
Tippy/Spotty was a wise and knowledgeable cat after so many years at the campus. In the book Spotty explains to Wilma that reflexology was what she called a foot rub: “Spotty explained that people’s feet did get rubbed but also poked like at the white coats. “It goes back to the ancient cultures. You know the old Egyptians loved cats? They also did reflexology, it’s in their drawings.” I didn’t know all that. Who were the old Egyptians?
“Spotty knew a lot because she heard the students speaking about these things all the time. “It should be normal health prevention to get your feet or paws rubbed. If for nothing else, you should have reflexology to deal with stress. Being stressed is the new smoking.”
I, Wilma’s human, always loved meeting Tippy when I was at the campus in Hastings. She was like everybody’s cat away from home.Please leave a comment if you have some stories to share about Tippy
If you want to read more about her alterego Spotty, you are welcome to buy My Name is Wilma on Amazon, if you do, a review would be awesome.