also yes that is a St. Rita prayer candle on our shelf
we have the latter catpersonality and we really want to adopt a cat that is the former. caaats.
Our sweet cuddly cat was known among our friends as HellCat for how terrible she was, until we got our second cat, and then she mellowed out a LOT. We like to say that she just needed another cat around to properly contextualize her experience.