Kit 'N' Carlyle by Larry Wright for April 22, 2000
Carlyle's Cat Hall of Fame Raven, who lives with Jimmy and Diane Gray of Gainesville, Tex., likes to perch on the Grays' shoulders and chatter her complaints about life in general. She also uses her position to join in on telephone conversations. "In an earlier life I was owned by a pirate." "Awk! Shiver me timbers!"