Some shrug and say "A Cat is a Cat" , no doubt intimating that there is no difference between one cat and another.
But Humums [male of females] know different. Humums know the different miaow, the different way their Cat shimmies its tail when hungry or when oh! so glad to see you get home.
Sadie Holloway is one of those Humums who appreciated her Cat no end. When her cat died, she felt the pain of losing her dear Friend very deeply. You may know what she is talking about and what Sadie says my resonate with what you need to hear.
Do read it, and let her know what you think. Click for Sadie Holloway's article.