No, silly - not laughing cats! Stitchery cats, like this little cutie , from the Whitman lacing cards I found recently at a thrift shop:
I've never seen a purple cow, but I did see a purple cat once - right here:
Cats in cross-stitch:
Very LONG cool modern cats:
And machine-stitched cats as artwork:
Last, but most definitely not least, there are these adorable kitties from Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, (Oct/Nov 2008). Do you remember when Tina showed you the ones she made for Christmas gifts? (Pattern designed by Hillary Lang, from Wee Wonderfuls.)
Aren't they the cutest?