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What age is a cat old

“It’s a cat, so it must be old,” said the boy.

“No,” said the girl, “it’s a kitten.”

“I don’t think so,” said the boy, and he took the kitten and put it back in the box.

“Let’s see if we can find a cat that’s really old,” said the girl. “Maybe if we found a really old cat, we could guess its age.”

“Let’s go try,” said the boy.

They went out, and found a cat on a porch. “I guess that’s an old one,” said the girl.

“No,” said the boy, “it doesn’t look very old.”

“It’s an old cat,” said the girl. “See, it’s gray.”

“Well, it’s not an old gray cat,” said the boy.

“It is!” said the girl, and she picked up the cat and put it in the box. “Now we don’t have to guess its age any more,” she said. “We just have to guess its color.”

“Suppose it weren’t gray, but black and white,” said the boy.

“It would still be old,” said the girl, “because gray is a color. Is this a colored cat?”

“No,” said the boy. “It’s a gray cat.”

“Well, we’re not going to guess its color,” said the girl. “We’re going to guess its age.”

“We can’t do that,” said the boy. “It’s too easy.”

“Yes, we can,” said the girl. “We already know how old it is.”

“How?” said the boy.

“Because it’s a cat,” said the girl. “Cats stay the same age all their lives.”

The boy and the girl went home and told their mother about what they found.

“I don’t think it’s a cat at all,” said the boy.

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