Ever wondered what your cat was saying? If you have, this article by Carla Giaimo at Atlas Obscura might shed some light on the matter – at least if your cat is from the Victorian Era (and with those nine lives who knows, right?) – so go ahead, check it out:
Personal fate or destiny.
Boiling over, outbreak, agitation.
Covered in cracks or fissures, full of chinks
A drowsy and stupid state of mind.