Dang Ray, it's a good thing those cats aren't looking in your direction in that last picture. Can't say that's the smartest thing to do at a cat capable of licking your skin off.
Mike... It's true, you can bathe a cat. They really don't seem to mind and the only drawback is all the hairs that stick to your tongue.
My cat minds. A helluva lot too.*Dang* I noticed that was a joke. Didn't notice the last half until I posted...
Since I'm in a screwy mood, here's my favorite cat picture: