NPR classical expert Anastasia Tsioulcas' cats run at the sound of Yusef Lateef, but curl up together to enjoy the Tallis Scholars sing the music of Nicolas Gombert.
Tallis Scholars Summer School USA performs "Magnificent" by Nicolas Gombert in July 2010.
Felix Contreras, from NPR's Arts Desk and a co-host of Alt.Latino, has a dog with a very particular taste: the timbales. Anytime Felix plays them, his dog sits and howls along. Alt.Latino's Jasmine Garsd has a cat, Mamau Garcia Garsd, who goes crazy for "Colonel Bogey March" — the song became the signal that let Mamau know it was time for her walk. Yes, Mamau the cat gets walked.
Bob Boilen's cat Pigeon from years ago spent most of her life living on top of Bob's ESS Heil Air Motion speakers, wearing out the cloth twice over her 20 years.