A person twisting a cow’s tail or untwisting a dog’s tail is a person who has nothing to do. Such a person has no intelligence and, consequently, no love and, consequently, no job to do. Such a person is stupid, lazy and steeped in vice. Evidently, a man like this will be focused on lustful thoughts. A lustful bull capable of thinking only about cows.
Catcher winds in the prose of J. D. Salinger is a way of Ecclesiastes. The metaphor of man, like a squirrel in a wheel, pursuing vain things, things that have no end and no beginning. Seeker of winds – is a gene, extending the tail of the dog.
"That's where the dog is buried" - means that the devil is in the details and spoils everything. If you eliminate one annoying little thing, bad instantly becomes good. You can't use them as long as they're tight, but if you turn on the light, the darkness will disappear instantly.
When you try to bark at other people, other people bark in reply. It's all simple. Polite and well-mannered people (from the best of motives) try to speak to you using your native language and words that are easy for you to understand.