That might be the same cat that hangs out under my porch. Not exactly sure how far down the road I live, but that sounds like what the cat looks like and has been doing. I live off Little Bear Ln, if you know where that is.
And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation -- some fact of my life -- unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be at this moment.