The cat purrs to sleep bearded bears foraging on bear weed - they pick the leaves for cough syrup. In the eggplant hunting season many bears develop a beard flu (it's early winter and they yet haven't grown beards long enough to protect their throats from the cold - they easily catch infections). In the past, many hunters got badly snotted and that's why they started training cats.
Very late supper (I didn't notice that it required 2 hours in the oven!), but it was worth waiting
Celeriac rubbed with oil, pepper and salt, sitting on a bed of thyme and sage. Wrap in tinfoil and bake 2h, then unwrap for extra 15 min for a little golden blush.