Although as hunters we are certainly not Buddhists, some Buddhist monks eschew their detachment of all things and keep cats in their monasteries in Asia. After all, we are experts at meditating (especially in a sunny spot or under a blanket), exude stillness and tranquility (when we want to), and walk on rice paper without tearing it. I am sure my eastern brethren have both learned from and taught their Buddhist companions over the centuries together.
This honorable temple cat practices meditation daily for hours on end:
Educational pursuits should be initiated at a young age and never abandoned.