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What sounds more natural? This:

Her body was warm, like the one of a sunbathing cat.

or this?

Her body was warm, like a sunbathing cat.

(I'm open to other suggestions).

EDIT

Here's some context:

She put her glass down on the floor and wrapped her arms around me. Her body was warm, like the one of a sunbathing cat.

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like that of a –  Kris Apr 11 '13 at 14:08
    
@janoChen Oh you are right. But I guess using 's at the end is practically the same thing. –  janoChen Apr 11 '13 at 14:10
    
It's not the same thing -- your question was "what sounds more natural", right? –  Kris Apr 11 '13 at 14:11
    
@Kris OK, you're right. Which one sounds more natural to you? –  janoChen Apr 11 '13 at 14:15
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None of those work. You just want:

  • Her body was warm, like a sunbathing cat’s.
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Oh, damn the answer was so simple. Thanks. –  janoChen Apr 11 '13 at 13:28
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Her body was warm, like the fur of a sunbathing cat.

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