Yesterday was one of the scariest days of my life. My cat, Kagomei, escaped the confines of the screened in patio to chase down a stray cat who happened to be walking by in our yard. My cat, who is terrified of plastic bags and the sounds of a car, who is a titch overweight and declawed to boot, thinks she can beat up any animal that comes within 20 feet of our home. I had to chase her down barefoot through the street. Once she realized she was outdoors (she's never been outside in her 9 years of life), she became instantly terrified and froze. Upon trying to pick her up, she turned into Kujo. Suffice it to say, I got her safely home. My arm was scratched to bits, my knees scraped up, and she got a bath. Now she's laying in the sunshine acting as though nothing ever happened.