Warriors from Erin Hunter was a book I had attempted to buy at a book fair here in Lima. They were selling the Spanish translation of the first book. So many people had bought the first book and I wasn’t going to buy the second without reading the first! I finally got all the first volume in English from Amazon. Now I am reading during my commute without getting dizzy which I was never able to do before. This first book inspired me to write about the differences between some verbs about how cats move and their gait – the manner of
It’s the the fastest pace of a horse or other quadruped. In full gallop horses can reach 88 km/h whereas cats can reach 48 km/h. Information from: http://www.speedofanimals.com/
Horse 1 by pictures animations
A smooth gait that is slower than a gallop but faster than a trot. Forward going at mid-speed allows a controllable walk while trot, canter and gallop and provide some jump.
Horse 25 by pictures animation
Any four-legged animal trots by running at a slow speed. When people trot somewhere it means they go there in a busy way. A student in the morning turned her walk into a trot as she she realized she may arrive late. Most of the time I trot to the bus stop, too.
You’ll be reminded of the word ‘stalker’, someone who follows or observes a person persistently. Animals do this when they track prey by moving slowly and quietly. This is also done this when walking with a stiff, haughty, or angry gait.
“Cat stalking birds” by Forbush, Edward Howe, (1858-1929) – The domestic cat; bird killer, mouser and destroyer of wild life; means of utilizing and controlling it. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cat_stalking_birds.png#/media/File:Cat_stalking_birds.png
When someone ambles he /she walks at a leisurely and relaxed pace. Perhaps you want to browse around a shopping arcade and amble or you might be focused on your thoughts and amble slowly.