Greetings, Fellow Felines (and C-a-n-i-n-e-s and Humans too)!
Today, I have something Very Important to say to you all - and I want to thank June Buggie on Rumpydog's blog for bringing this matter to My attention.
What I want to talk about, Fellow Felines (and C-a-n-i-n-e-s and Humans) is (deep breath) - Animal Testing. It is absolutely astounding that in this day and age, with so many a-l-t-e-r-n-a-t-i-v-e-s (isn't that a lovely big word, Fellow Felines etc.?) available, there are still cosmetics companies that test their products on poor, defenceless animals!!!
Mummy says to tell all your Human Mummies (and Daddies) that there is a cosmetics company here in Israel called AHAVA that never tests its (excellent) products on animals (and, as far as she knows, doesn't use animal products either, only minerals from the Dead Sea). Not only that, Fellow Felines (etc.), AHAVA is also committed to the preservation of the e-n-v-i-r-o-n-m-e-n-t (another big word!), especially water conservation.
Legend has it that Cleopatra who, my Human says, was famous for her beauty, had her own personal spa there. You remember Cleopatra, don't you, kitties? She was Queen of Egypt - where Cats were properly venerated, as divinities.
Oh, and one last thing, Fellow Felines (and C-a-n-i-n-e-s and Humans too). In Hebrew, AHAVA means "Love".