May 18, 2004
A Riddle Solved

I always thought "Who gives a rat's ass?" was a purely rhetorical question. According to Matt Welch and his commentators, some cats will give you a rat's ass, along with the tail and hind legs, as a mark of honor and respect.

Posted by Dr. Weevil at May 18, 2004 08:42 PM

uh...yes, I have received such gifts myself.

Posted by: Lynn S on May 19, 2004 10:14 PM

We had a cat that would bring us "presents" of pieces of rabbits and birds on a regular basis.

Posted by: charles austin on May 20, 2004 08:34 AM