• I stared at the river far below. "Why did you park us on the mountain? Why not closer?" Bast shrugged, as if this hadn't occurred to her. "Cats like to get as high up as possible. In case we have to pounce on something." "Great," I said. "So if we have to pounce, we're all set.

    Rick Riordan (2013). “The Kane Chronicles: The Complete Series”, p.283, Penguin UK