It was a horrible noise, the sound of a sickening wind punctuated by the thin squeak from something that sounded like a clowder
of maniacal cats, but it was more as if suddenly you could hear through walls from another world, the suffocating closing down of reason.
Well, the kitchen at Cilcain in the village of Bethel, near Caernarfon, certainly ticks all the boxes and more - it's stunning, with more than enough room to swing, not just one, but a whole clowder
In a vast expanse of untouched Abu Dhabi desert, scientists from the Environment Agency (EAD) are busy protecting a clowder
of sand cats from extinction.
I watch them watch the bule like a clowder
of black-haired cats, listen out for the bitchy words that give me so much pleasure.
The blessing also attracted a clowder
of cats, a bale of turtles, a knot of snakes, a company of parrots, a horde of hamsters, a group of guinea pigs, and a glint of goldfish blissfully adrift in their fishbowl.
The Sunday Times' revelations about alleged bribery surrounding the selection of Qatar for the 2022 World Cup has put a whole clowder
of cats among the pigeons.
4 A group of kittens is called a kindle and a group of cats is called a clowder