The praising of Cats is a difficult matter. The snobs might think you're slightly insane - perhaps a person could really do better than laud a show with such dubious acclaim.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, which premiered in London's West End in 1981 and consists of a bunch of men and women dressed up as cats cavorting on stage while singing T.S. Eliot's poems, has long drawn divisive responses.
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