'Dogs have owners, cats have staff' is a well-known saying that cat owners understand all too well. Cats certainly make up their own rules and pretty much do what they want. After all, that's why we love them.
But our feline friends do get a bad rap. Many non-cat people think cats are nowhere near as affectionate as our canine companions and don't care about their humans. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Check out these 10 reasons why cats are utterly adorable:
Cats love their owners and want to make sure they know it
They look at you with love (even if you don't always see it)
Cats are utterly adorable. Pure and simple.
Cats know who they should spend the rest of their lives with
I work in remote areas as a geologist. Was leaving my camp this morning and heard mewing. Turned and this little fella followed me and climbed me and promptly fell asleep. I think I’ve been chosen. World, meet Spud. He’s asleep in my field lab now after wet food and water. from r/aww
Cats will form instant bonds with every member of the family, especially the human kittens
Cats don’t forget what their owners have done for them and show their appreciation in their own special way
Cats will show you their love by giving you the privilege of rubbing their tummies
Cats are great listeners
Cats make purrfect best friends
Cats have never forgotten that they were worshipped as Gods by the Egyptians
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