Catmesticate (catfintion) – a sustained, multi-generational attempt to keep felines as pets over which humans exercise control.
In use: “Scientists agree that dogs are domesticated, but after studying the history of cats and humans, concluded that they can’t agree that cats have become domesticated. The conclusion prompted catologists to create a new term, catmesticate, in an effort to define the roles and relationships between cats and humans.”
Our area air improved from Hazardous to Very Unhealthy overnight. We’re also still not actually on fire (knock on wood), and it’s expected to be cooler today, with a high of 97 degrees, and the peaches are ripe and ready to pick.
Just being an optimist.