" 'That is, if you’ll pardon my French, complete bullshit,' says Ed Clark, Virginia accent booming across the Upper East Side bistro he’s stopped at on the way to Greenwich, where he’s giving a talk to donors to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, the animal hospital at which he sees, on average, 250 cat-inflicted injuries a year. 'Have you ever seen a cat kill a bird?' he asks. 'They slice ’em right down the middle.' He traces a line up his stomach. 'Whoosh.' "