In tribute to all those writers supported by their faithful cats, this section will be added to from time to time with pictures of Sicily's feline population.
The disdainful reaction of a cat from the hilltop town of Erice.
Cats in conversation at San Vito Lo Capo.
This picture was taken of a cat in that well-known literary hang-out, the Villa Palagonia in the town of Bagheria.
Two more felines from the villa gardens.
A Palermo restaurant terrace cat.
An aristocat from Calanovella, former residence of the Piccolo family.
This one's waiting out the afternoon heat in Bagheria.