Aut cum scuto aut in scuto
Oh, these are terrific! ...I just cannot resist pickin' them.
A good choice of pictures!
There's a saying that to be capable of mayhem and destruction but choosing not to do so is the definition of civilized, while to be incapable of them and not do so is the definition of domesticated. The little cat is domesticated. The big one is civilized, because if he wanted that hand, the guy would be called Stubby for the rest of his life.