Did you know that Pope Benedict XVI love of cats was a gift from his mother?
The Holy See has loved cats since he was a little boy growing up in Germany. This fondness for cats stems from his mother’s own adoration for the creatures. She taught him that they can love people unconditionally and that they only ask for the simplest things in return. This special gift has followed Pope Benedict XVI wherever he has gone.
You can read the rest over at Sarah's blog.
After reading this post, I love our Holy Father even more!