"There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person." ~Dan Greenberg
The current cats stay inside except for supervised trips, but this quote always made think of the cat I had as a kid. He was always going in and out of the house. It drove my dad especially crazy.
The cat would cry pathetically to go out. You’d get up, and let him out. Five minutes later he would be scratching at the door to come in again. The cycle would repeat on an endless loop.