CAT LOVERS CROSS­WORD

Modern Cat - - The Scoop -

Across

1 Long-haired cat 5 Smooth and lus­trous, as fur 8 Refuge 9 Cat lover who takes in a stray per­haps 12 __, shucks 13 Noisy 14 Cat food 15 Lay odds 16 Green open spa­ces for fido to run in 17 Cor­nish ___, cat breed 20 Barker or Ket­tle 21 A cat can do this but a dog can't 23 School trans­port 25 Babe 26 Ap­proves 27 ____ short­hair (the short­haired ver­sion of a Per­sian) 29 Say yes to 30 A cat's can be pointed or floppy 32 Per­son who'll do bathing, brush­ing and nail clip­ping 36 ____ Rex breed, with re­ally satel­lite-dish ears 38 Pro­mo­tional piece 39 Have a dainty drink from a bowl 40 One of the old­est breeds of do­mes­ti­cated cat

Down

1 Search for prey, e.g. 2 Home for stray cats 3 "Eek! ___ a mouse!" (words a kitty loves to hear) 4 Bas­ket­ball org. 5 Show of fe­line af­fec­tion with the eyes (2 words) 6 Place for the poop, 2 words 7 Lots of kit­ties love to play with a ball of this 10 Pat gen­tly 11 Barely man­age, with "out" 15 Some­thing to scratch 16 ____­nese, play­ful and in­tel­li­gent long-haired cat 18 Marks a bal­lot 19 For­mal wear 22 Ap­pear­ance 23 Cat which has a jun­gle look 24 On one's own 28 Sig­nal 30 North­east­ern­most state, abbr. 31 A sin­gle time 33 Health­ful nu­tri­ent amt. 34 Egyp­tian ___ breed 35 They might be parked at trailer parks 36 Ge­netic marker, abbr. 37 Com­pete

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