How do you know you are a cat lover?

One of our cat lovers gave us a cool idea that we want to share with you (Thanks Steph!). She suggested we start an article that all cat lovers can contribute to. How do you know when you are a cat lover?

Here are some ways to know……

You know you’re a kitty lover when…

1.You’ve been known to use a flea comb on your own hair in a pinch.

2.You steer people away from a certain chair with the words, “sorry, that’s Fluffy’s”.

3.You discourage visitors from helping themselves to your peanut butter because muffin sticks her paw in there to help herself.

4.You let your cat drink from the tap before you use it. – Debbie

5.When your cat lays on you and you can’t get comfortable but you do not dare move so as to not disturb your sleeping kitty. – Rosemarie Barratt

6.Your cat eats more off your plate than you do. – DFG

7.You kiss your cat on the lips. – Catharine

8.When you allow your cat to sit on your favorite chair and you sit on the floor. – Debbie

9.You show your cat your plate from dinner and let her choose before you eat!- Diane

10.When you measure time by the cats you’ve had. – Chester Siuta

11.Your cats get better medical treatment than you do! – Sherry

12.I won’t go on vacation because I don’t want to be parted from my cat! I am quite happy not to go.- Tracey Harding

13.When Cats sleep with their owners they end up stealing their owners pillow and use it as their own fluffy bed to sleep. – Chloe

14.You can’t fall asleep until all of them have been accounted for. You talk to others as much about your cats as you do about your human children. When you accidentally step on a tail, you apologize out loud and actually worry you won’t be forgiven. When you have to be out of town, you ask the pet sitter to sing the cats’ favorite song to them in your absence, and if the sitter doesn’t already know the song, you teach it to her. – Amy.

15.You go to the grocery store to buy food, but find you are short on funds, and only buy cat food and catnip. Bunny

16.You know you are a cat lover when every other picture in your cell phone is of your cat and you can’t wait to show the latest to everyone at work. – Mimi

17.You know when you are a real cat lover when there is a list on your refrigerator that includes phrases as {for mother, we like our plants to be chewed Be used to it.} or, {for friends, Joseph lives here, you don’t so cat-plates, cat-litter, cat-house cat-basket and other cat things are between our other furniture where he wants to be {and thats all over the place} not where you feel comfortable with} – STELLA

18. You let your cat take over “her” side of the bed while you sleep on the edge/can’t move your legs/let your arm fall asleep so as not to disturb her. – Faith

19.You refer to your cat as one of your kids. – Lola Laster

20.You know when you are a REAL cat lover when you won’t get up and get the phone because you don’t want to wake the kitten that’s sleeping on your lap. – Holly

21.You let your cat sleep on the heating pad while its turned on. – Kristen S

22.You know your a real cat lover when he digs his claws into your leg and you yell at him, but then you go running after him because you’re sorry you yelled at him. – Robert

23.You know you’re a real cat lover when… you don’t mind sharing your bowl of cereal with your cat. – Pamela

24.Your significant other is forced to sleep on the edge of the bed so Peaches has room to lay comfortably! – Anna

25.You ask your cats what they would like tonight for dinner..chicken, seafood, or beef? Then you set the food cans out and let them choose. Then, you feed them each in their seperate bowls if they each have different preferences for that night. – Denise Bettge

26.When you groom your cat: with your mouth and when…you and your cat share a yogurt – Nicole

27.You tell your cat you love them more than you do your spouse. – Angela Davis

28.My boyfriend sometimes sleeps in the “cat house” we built outside to house some of the 26 cats we rescued! So, I think he’s a nut or a cat lover! – Judy Alexander

29.You know you are a true cat lover when your husband brings home a stray “just for you to see” and you adopt it, even though you already have more cats than you are allowed by your landlord. – Sally

30.You refer to the bathroom as the litter box. – Sharon

31.You know you are a cat lover when you would rather stay home on a Saturday night with your cats, than go out on a date. You know you are a cat lover when you have cat pictures all over your desk at work, but none of your family or friends. – Claudia Trecina

32.You let the cat sleep on your head when she has residue poop on her tail. – Ric Whitson

33.You have Four in a 1 bedroom apartment. – Jennifer

34.When you feed your cat whipped cream out of a spoon! – KJ

35.When you are known as ; “the Cat Lady” and when someone asks how many indoor and outdoor cats you have- you- decline to answer! – Maureen

36.You don’t get up to get a drink of water, even though you are thirsty, because you don’t want to disturb the kitten sleeping on your lap. Bobbi Eller

37.You know you’re a real cat lover when you let your sick cat sleep in your bad and you sleep on the floor. \=\ you know you’re a real cat lover when your bed is so full of kittys that you have to squigle your way into bed. – Connie Thornes

38.You have to keep a spray bottle of water on the kitchen table to keep the cats from eating your food. You can’t turn over in your bed at night because you might squash one of the cats. – Alison E DeBruhl

39.You proudly wear your cat (fur) to work everyday and love it! – Montana

40.You spend more money on your cats’ food than on your own! – Melissa

41.You resist the urge to turn over in bed so as not to disturb the contented sleeping cats nestled up against you! – Lori Vielma

42.When you and kitty eat of the same spoon. – Kay

43.You work at the computer with a cat in your lap… you can’t sleep when you know your kitty is under the weather… you roast chicken or turkey for your elderly kitty and feed her broth when her system can no longer can handle commercial cat food… you’d rather pet the kitty than talk to the owner… Hal Force

44.You sit still or sleep in contorted positions for hours because your cat has nestled on you in a way where you don’t want to disturb them! – Amy Bingenheimer

45.You let your cat play on your bed. When your children were little, they could not. – Gina Elmore

46.You opt to travel 2 weeks across the country by car and not plane, just so your little furry baby can be comfortable! Isabel
You know you’re a REAL cat lover when you wake up with your head on the very edge of the pillow while your kitty snoozes happily on the middle of the pillow. – Michel

47.The first thing you say to the allergist you have been referred to is: the cats are not going anywhere so if I turn out to be allergic to them tell me you have other solutions. – carmen santos

48.Sorry but that is Bodhi’s blanket… Teri

49.You set your house up for their comfort first, with warm hide-away places to rest,soft nature music playing round the clock, open windows(no curtains) for them to enjoy, bird feeders outside their window, fresh running water from a fountain..plenty of litter boxes, over stuffed cushions, a wall brush, and floor mat of rubber point to scratch their backs on. – Natalie Carmichael

50.You know you are a real cat lover when you get up at any wee hour of the morning to feed kitty her organic wet food. – Lydia

51.You know your a cat lover when: You walk all the way out to the kitchen with him, and pretend to put fresh food in his bowl, just do he will be hasppy. – Karon

52.It doesn’t bother you to eat something the cat has licked, since you kiss her on the nose daily anyway. – Peggy

53.You start talking about Billy and Minnie (my cats) and people ask – are they your children? – Carolyn

54.You let them take their time in the morning, drinking from the bathroom sink faucet before you need it to get ready for work. :o) – Linda

55.Kitty litter in your bed is “no big deal” and you brush it away as if it was fuzz. – Gordon

56.You cried when they tried to take your flea comb (so I would not comb some one to death) when evacuating Katrina with two cats. – Kathy

57.You can’t change your position in a chair – or in bed – because Toby is leaning against you. Or, you can’t reach the phone to answer it ’cause Toby is in your lap. – Janis

58.You’ll quite happily wake from a dead sleep and scoot over so that “kitty” can get more comfortable – Nicole

59.You know you are a real cat lover when you drink you glass of water after your cat has drank out of it!!!!! – SusanCarr

60.Waaaaay back, when Kael and Odin were kittens, I used to carry them around in my mouth if my hands were full. Kael and Odin were very sick kittens and needed a lot of care and attention.- Emily Rose Nuttall

61.You buy off-brand, cheaper food for yourself so that you have the money left for the expensive name-brand food for your cats. -Colleen

62.You know you are a real cat lover when you take up as little space as possible in your own bed to make sure fluffy gets as much space as he needs. – Kelse Schapp

63.I was told I was a real ‘cat lover’ when I informed my boss that I would need a half hour break in between my double shifts so I could go home and ‘feed my critters’. She asked me when I had my supper break, and I replied “right after the cats have theirs”. (She gave me an extra 15 minutes for ‘cuddle time’!) – Lori Baron

64.You let them have just a “little” of your cereal because they are begging. When you buy a toy everytime a new one comes out. When let them drink out of the dripping tap, because they prefer that. I could go on and on. – Brenda

65.Miss Kitty’ nudges your hand looking for a gentle back sratch BEFORE ‘Duke’, your St,Bernard, jumps in your lap licking your face all over. – Donald Mayer

66.You know you are a REAL cat lover when all of your company turns their back to you as they are leaving and say, “how do I look?” – Millie

67.Your cat licks you and you call it exfoliating. – Jewels

68.There is a rule in the house that if one has a cat on his/her lap that they are not required to answer the phone, the door bell, etc. – Samantha Polen

69.You know your a REAL cat lover when you make your husband sleep on the couch because Abby is already sleeping on his side! – Gail Will

70.You Know your a Cat Lover When… you sleep on the couch and they have the bed – Gina

71.You allow your furbaby to enjoy dinner at/on the dinner table with you, my kitty loves having dinner with me and when my dinner is something she & he will enjoy that makes it even better 😉 I share, I love my furbabies. – Angie

72.You love them as much as they love you! – Jean

73.When your cat licks the butter.and you don’t tell anyone about it. – Shelia

74.When you start talking to your cat about the bad day you had at work and then ask :what should we have for dinner – Sue

75.Your cat decides to sleep on your stomach/chest and you find that you are hungry or have to go to the bathroom, but are reluctant to get up because you do not want to disturb the sleeping cat and decide to wait awhile. – Theresa

76.You go out in a snowstorm because Princess Precious Perfect is out of her favorite brand of canned cat food – Kelly

77.You know you are a real cat lover when you go out in the pouring rain to loosen the soil for Reggie’s toilet. – Diana

78.You know you are a real cat lover when you cut up the carpet in the rear of your new Jaguar after Reggie has accidently peed on it, on his way to see the Vet. – Diana Lainson

79.You know you are a real cat lover when you give Reggie the last piece of your smoked Scottish salmon.- Diana Lainson

80.When you stand on the toilet to put your black pants on so they don’t get cat hair all over the legs. – Sue

81.You can’t rearrange the furniture because the cats like to sit on the back of the couch and look out the window. You don’t invite people over unless they like the cats and vice versa. – J powers

82.You have cat hair all over your outfit and you don’t care because you live by the rule “No outfit is complete without cat hair!” – Holly

83.You say “hello” to your cat before saying “hello” to family member(s). – Anne Marie

84.Strangers at work walk up to you to ask you about a problem with their cat because you helped out someone they know with their cat. – Karen Brown

85.You know you are a real cat lover when: The cut crystal bowl on the dining room table is the cats water dish.- Joy

86.You go to the supermarket; the first thing you buy is cat litter and then you buy the tastiest cat food. Then you look for specials for dinner, your dinner. – Graham H

87.You save part of your “market price” seafood dinner from a fancy restaurant because you just KNOW your cat would love Maine lobster. – Maya

88.You know you’re a real CAT LOVER when……… You feel like your place is really their place and they are just being kind enough to share it with you-out of the goodness of their hearts. Also-you know you’re a real cat lover when you kick your lover out of bed and prefer to cuddle with your kittys. – Karmen Mateus

89.You know you are a cat lover when eating out and happen to order a fish dish, you put some aside to take home so that you can give it to fluffy at home. – Midori help feral cats – Jp

91.When there is no room in the bed for your husband because ALL the cats and dogs are in it with you!!! – Candy Heidel

92.You know you are a REAL Cat lover when, at feeding time, you painstakingly lay out the cat food in each of their special bowls and places as the dogs, on the other side of the room, are whining and drooling as they wait their turn because …… they know they will be fed after the cats. – Donna

93.You might be a cat lover if… you fix her food before your own… you worry about her getting enough “face time” with her friend, the cat next door… you let her train you to getting up at 3am to feed her fresh food, not the stuff thats been in her dish for just hours and hours… – tom

94.When you sleep without a pillow at night just so you don’t have to move kitty and bother him. He, of coures, expects nothing less! -Dewilynn W.

95.You have to buy a memory card for your cell phone to hold all the pictures of your cat(s) – Laureen

96.You spend more money on cat toys then groceries – Melissa

97.You play with the cat toys more than the cats do. …you buy cat toys because YOU think they look fun. – Elmina

98.You have to crawl into bed and move your husband over because Sugar is sleeping in your spot and you don’t want to disturb her.- Michelle

99.Your cats have their own bedroom, complete with their own bed, matching pillows and comforter. – donna haynie

100.Your cats have dinner with you, and they have heir own place at he table! – Leeena

101.When you buy black forest chicken and ham at the deli for the cat. – Judie

102.You know you are a real cat lover when… You move over in bed to give the cat room to sleep. You know you are a real cat lover when… you get them breakfast before you make your own. You know you are a real cat lover when… You start calling a closet, spare bedroom, or other place The Cat’s Room. You know you are a real cat lover when… You pick another chair to sit in because the cat is in your chair. – Ed

103.You know you are a real cat lover when… you brush your teeth standing over the bathtub because you don’t want to disturb your cat who’s sleeping in the sink. – Aimee

104.You know you are a cat lover when, despite your allergies, she sleeps on your pillow. Andrea Haynes – Andrea

105.Even though your arm is asleep, you won’t turn over in bed because it might disturb the cat. – Karla

106.Do not touch the remote control on the T.V set when my cat snowy is watching a program or she would give you a dirty look like she is telling you to leave it a lone that is a real cat lover Neal – neal

107.You know you’re a real cat lover when you will stay in one uncomfortable position so as not to disturb sleeping Lulu. – Carole Barker

108.when you see your cat limping and you reach down to see what is wrong and she licks your face to tell you that she loves you – Kat Seaver

109.Most of your jewelry, towels, mugs, shower curtains, comforters, aprons, and well, everything, has cats on it. You smuggle your cat into a movie and take her for a ride to see the Christmas lights. You take your cat to Christmas eve service, when there isn’t an animal blessing. You write a column on cat care, but put it in her words and give her all the credit You drop friends who are allergic and complain about your house, car, even your clothes. You find yourself talking about your cats at the intermission of the opera instead of the last act. You can’t sleep at night unless she is in the crook of your arm. You find yourself buying her pretty collars that she doesn’t need.-
Peggy Ann Bliss

110.I took a cat in that was a stray so it wouldn’t get eaten by coyotes and she has returned my good deed by not using the litter box. I pick up her feces everyday, thank goodness she is a little constipated. The floor is concrete and I spray a disenfectant on the spot , later I mop with clorox. I let her stay, I can’t put her outin the cold again. Barbara Colllins

111.You share your milk with your cat…out of the same glass. 2. You NEVER move your kitty even when you have no place to sleep on your own bed and, you don’t even have any covers. 3. Do dye your hair to match your cat, so you can be more like her. 4. You try out the cat pole before you give it to your kitty to make sure it is safe. Mady

112.When you patiently wait, while your cat stretches in front of the computer screen and then decides to sit and stare at you. Lynnda

113.You are a real cat lover when you eat out one side of a take home container and your cat eats out of the half. Nancy

114.You push your husband all the way to the other side of the bed to make sure the cat enough stretch room on the bed. – Kelly

115.You know you love your cat when you make your husband move over in bed so your cat has a space to sleep! Jackie

116.You sit on the kitchen floor and eat with them. Pam

117.When your making something with tuna and not much gets in the recipe because the cat gets some first and by the way they already had their dinner. Catherine

118.You get up at 5:00 am to give your cat breakfast and you don’t even work. Lora Fisher

119.You get up at 5:00 am to give your cat breakfast and you don’t even work. Lora Fisher

120.You know you are a real cat lover when the cat gets more grated cheese than the pizza. Anne

121.You let your arm go numb to the point of a cramp just so that you don’t awaken the bundle of fur that is napping there. Patti

122.Morning Coffee is served AFTER the cats are feed. Paula Martin

123.When you go to bed at night and hold on to your cat laying beside you instead of your husband Karen

124.You Know You are a REAL Cat Lover When… You put the thermostat up higher than you know you should because your cat likes it that way. You buy too many cozy catbeds for your cat and decide you didn’t need that new mattress anyway. You buy the highest premium food for your geriatric cat even when it means you will budget much more tightly for your own diet and you are so happy with your decision. You have started to offer your cat anything on your plate that he can safely have and you don’t mind eating from the same plate. You can’t resist buying new toys and stuff for your cat even before you buy stuff you thought you needed but changed your mind in favor of the cat’s needs and it was well worth it. You arrange the furniture so that your geriatric cat can easily navigate rooms above the cold drafts at floor level even though you may have to walk sideways through some places in your home because weatherstripping the sliding glass windows didn’t work. Paula Ishak

125.when you eat the bread and they get the tuna richard mammarello

126.A visitor sees the cat and says “here kitty, kitty, kitty………instead of it’s name EagleSong. – Grant

127.You choose your friends based on their lack of allergies. …you consider cat hair to be a fashion accessory. …you can tell whose fur you have on. …you can tell your cats apart by the feel of their fur as you pet them. …you know who just jumped up on the bed when you’re sleeping (and you have multiple cats). Karen Thompson

128.You know you’re a real cat owner when you leave your favorite bathrobe on the bathroom counter rather than hanging it up because the cat love to curl up on it and sleep ther. Barbara

129.When you use your own hair brush to brush your cat’s hair. When you let your cat eat out of your plate with you. Sharon

130.You know you are a real cat lover when….The cat is sleeping on you lap and you ask someone else to make you a drink because you don’t want to disturb the cat. Leonie

131.You stop using a lint brush on your clothes & people say oh you have a cat. Yup! cheryl princz

132.You have to put ketchup on a french fry or patches won’t eat it.janise Medaglia

133.Your cat has his own bar table in the kitchen just for him.. You get up everytime your cat meows, even if you were sleeping… AND you know what each type of “meow” means Heidi

134.You know your a real cat lover when you leave the T.V. on for your furry friends, for entertainment, when you leave the house for the day….. Denise Meloche

135.You get up at 3 am to give your cat a snack because you can feel her staring at you through your closed eyelids….. laurie

136.You greet your cat with a “head butt”. Jennifer Pierce

137.You can’t get comfortable at night because you don’t want to disturb your cat’s rest. Rachel Thiessen

138.When you find toy mice half way through the day in your bag at work. Mary

139.You know you are a real cat lover when you allow cat to lick ice cream from same spoon you put back in your mouth!!!! Sand

140.You think it’s OK that your cat just chewed up you visiting foreign friend’s passport, because all cats can do what they want to do as long as they won’t be harmed in any way, shape or form… Catnip

140.You think it’s OK that your cat just chewed up you visiting foreign friend’s passport, because all cats can do what they want to do as long as they won’t be harmed in any way, shape or form… Catnip

141.You let your cat eat out of your plate! Sherry

142.I know I am a real, “Real” cat lover when I wrap my 2 year old female black and white Tuxedo cat like a baby,in a blanket or towel, and she purrs, and falls asleep on my lap! 🙂 “Meeeoooww” Signed cat lover, Patricia Porter 🙂 Patricia Porter

143.You can’t get to sleep at night without first being “kneaded” 2.You can even make friends with a feral cat. Harry

144.You buy an electric blanket for your bed and your cat has her side put at 4pm so she doesnt feel the cold! roxy and cuddles

145.When it takes you a long time to carefully roll over in bed. . . because your cat is sleeping on top of you. Gavi Meye

146.You take your allergy meds just so you can snuggle and sleep with your cat in bed. Michele

147.You put your book down because your cat wants your attention! wendy stampaha

148.You know you are a Real Cat Lover when the hair, the throw-up {especially on something you’ve just purchased},the just left the litter box smell, the feed me vibes everytime you walk into the kitchen, the pain of losing one no matter how long they’ve been with you, the ever increasing vet cost, the cat in the lap everytime you sit in your lounge chair, and the anixousness of getting home to make sure they’re OK doesn’t bother you any longer. Tommy Sipka

149.I know I’m a real cat lover because I stand in the street to stop traffic until my outside stray cats cross when I call them to eat. Connie

150.You have a queen size bed but still don’t sleep comfortably to make room for the cats. Calleigh

151.You know you are a cat lover when , cat hair is considered a condiment in your house. Doug H.

152.You let your cat crawl up and lie on your chest, even when you’re sick in bed. … you climb under the bed to retrieve your cat’s favorite toys, since he won’t. … you spend more on Christmas presents for your cat, than for your husband. Cheryl

153.A friend says you know, You can put the cats outside or I have to leave and the cats never go out…. Charlie

154.Your cat has had a UTI Infection and needs to eat wet food but will ONLY eat it out of your hand. Ugh, but doable to get her healthy. You can always wash your hands. Wendy

155.You know you are a REAL cat lover when…. you have more pictures in your wallet of your cats then you do of your human family and you show them off to everyone! Lillian Seward

156.You consistently introduce kitty #2 as “my middle child.” Jenny

157.You stay in the recliner to let your cat continue sleeping on your lap — even when you need to eat or do anything else at all. Marilyn winspear

158.You sleep on the edge of your queen size bed because “Fluffy” has stretched out across the rest of it, and you allow her to stay that way. Kate

159.when you are starving but you feed your kitty first 2)when you are squished to one side of your Queen bed so as not to disturb your kitty’s sleep caren

160.My cat loves to play. I tied a little stuffed mouse to the end of a long heavy string and now I walk around the house with the string wrapped around the loop on my jeans. My cat is chasing the mouse on the other end. He loves it. I NEVER leave the string out at night – Charlie could get tangled in the string. Liz

161.I have eight small dishes of dry catfood on the floor. Each dish has the vendor’s name scotched taped to the bottom of the dish. By tomorrow, I’ll know exactly what kind of dry food he likes when I find that dish empty! My fellow cat lovers and I shared small portions of our varied cat food for this test. My cat is very finiky! Liz

162.You know you’re a real cat lover when you are late because the cat was sleeping on your lap and you couldn’t get out of the chair. Hannah Lee

163.When you buy him food dishes matching your own dinner set …when you don’t use your bathtub because he likes to sleep there …whenyou get up at 3am and play with him because you feel you neglected him a bit during the day Ulrika

164.You are forced to take a nap on the sofa because your cat is on your bed and you don’t want to disturb it! Emma

165.When having a fuzzy cat butt in your face is actually endearing. Camille

166.You give up on wearing black and other dark-colored clothing because keeping the cat hair from showing up on it is a lost cause. Lou

167. 1.When he’s sleeping, you cover him with a little blanket. 2. When he’s on your kitchen chair, you get another chair to use. 3. You turn the basement light on so he can see to use his litter box. Ruth

168.You know you are a real cat lover when you get the Animal Control Officer to leave the Stray Cats alone and to bring you food to help feed them. val Klish val klish

169.You know you are a real cat lover when you get the Animal Control Officer to leave the Stray Cats alone and to bring you food to help feed them. val Klish val klish

170.You know you’re a cat lover when. . . you let Princess sleep under the covers between you and your true love. Kati Short

171.your cat looks better as a dining room centre piece than the expensive one you bought! Laurna’re allergic to cats and you still keep them! Allison

173.You know you are a REAL cat lover when you ask them a question . . . and WAIT FOR AN ANSWER! C. Williams

174.You know you are a real cat lover when you pay an extra $150 to have your cat cremated separately, have her ashes and little bones put in an urn, and bring it back and bury it(minus urn)in the family plot, so that the whole family can be together. Shirley Harshaw

175.You know you are a REAL Cat Lover When… you find the cat sleeping in YOUR Chair so you sit some where else. Meezermom

176.You sleep in one position all night (and wake up in severe pain) so as not to disturb the cat who is sleeping on you. Joann

177.You sleep clinging to the edge of the bed because the cats have taken the middle and you don’t want to disturb them. richard Kraus

178.You know you’re a real cat lover when you share your ice-cream cone with Simmy or Tinky…..a lick for me , alick for kitty,a lick for me ,etc.,etc.,.You get the picture. Lorraine

179.You know your’e a REAL Cat Lover When cat fur become a common condiment. Patti Finc

180.You sleep on the couch because your kitty is on your side of the bed. kay Atkinson

181.You pick up your senior kitty and place her on the bathroom sink, wait for her to finish, then put her back down; just so she can drink from the faucet. Heather

182.You know you are a real cat lover when you put electric heating pads in every chair in your house, leave every blind in every window up 12 inches in daylight hours so your cats can look out the windows, put a bird feeder and bird bath outside a window for the cats’ entertainment, install a cat door and a cat-fence-in system around your wooden backyard fence so your cats can go in and out of your backyard anytime day or night without being able to leave it (and have a litter box out there so they won’t have to use dirt if nature calls), all the calendars in your home have cats on them, have three cat trees, two scratching posts and cat play tunnels for them to play on, have an aquarium with a lid on it with fish to entertain your cats, have those little round, flat cat beds on the floor by every window so your cats can lie in the sun if they so desire, have a special room in your house decorated and designated as the cat’s room so that they can go in there if they would like, leave the tv on Animal Planet while you are away so the cats won’t be bored and sleep with anywhere between 2 and 6 cats in your bed every night. Sondra

183.You know you are a real cat lover when you can’t get to sleep because you baby isn’t in yor arms, and your loving husband gets up to go find her. Baby is yor 7 1/2 year old kitty and always sleeps with you. Nancy

184.You sleep in a chair because the cats took yout bed. Toni Acree

185.You know your a cat lover when,, you sit and let your cat give you “love bites” on your nose knowing its going to hurt. Crystal

186.When your grandson’s first words to you when you call are “How are the kitties”, and your friends first words are “How many cats do you have now?” For Christmas, Birthday or Mother’s Day your children give you gift cards to PetSmart. Hill Country Cats

187.You know your a cat lover when you stay home to watch TV and play with them on a Saturday night. That’s what I do. Diane vane

188.You dream about your cats every night while away on vacation! Catherine

189.You know you’re a REAL cat lover when you let her take a sip of your milk in the cereal bowl and you continue to eat your cereal afterwards. Cat hair or no! Gina

190.Then you let pumpkin lick your plate when you are done eating Shelia

191.Your cat paws on the closet door at 2 am to wake you up because she is cold and wants to snuggle in the warm blankets with you. So, you get out of bed and pick her up and let her get her way, so that she is not cold. Not just one night, but EVERY NIGHT!! Dawn

192.You know you are a real cat lover when you give up the computer chair because your cat wants to take her nap there. Ed & Arlys Schultz, Iron River, MI Arlys M. Schultz

193.You kiss their dear soft paws when they are sleeping:)- Also, you know you are a cat lover when …… you cut the rest of the tomato that “Bug” ate like an apple, and use the other half:)- Di – North Bay, Ontario – Canada Di

194.It is 3 AM and you hear your cat having a hairball attack, so you get up to check on her and hold her even though you have to be at the airport at 6 to catch a flight out!! Marilyn Brown

195.You know youi’re a real cat lover when: You carry your “Buddy” to bed every night. Just like a baby. Karen

196.You know you are a real cat lover when: People actually think that you have children named Little and Lenny Kravitz (my cat’s names). Lis

197.You know you are a REAL cat lover when you buy name brand cat food and generic people food. …you have little red scratches in a patch on your body, usually the same area over and over, because that is where your special furry friend likes to knead. …you know your arm is going to be asleep before the cat is done with her nap. But, you can’t move it because it would disturb the critter. …you apologize to the cats when you move them to answer the door, the phone, the call of nature. …fur balls no longer make you nauseous, you check them out to find out which kitty it was. …you talk to the cat(s) more often and in friendlier voice tone than your spouse. And they seem to understand, the cat that is, more completely. Still they won’t take out the trash or clean the cat box. IDC West Frankfort, IL Mom to Molly, Mini, and White Boy Iva dell clay

198.Fluffy sits on the table by your plate and shares your chicken. Delores Jenning

199.Your cat’s hair doesn’t bother you when you cook. Delores Jennings

200.My cat Gretchen lays on the bed and waits for me to give her two or three tissues, every bedtime.. then she sheds them up big time, jumping on them, and tearing them up with her claws and teeth this is a nightly ritual for us, she is 11 yrs olds… when she is done, she runs and jumps all over the house with a big burst of energu! Sharon fritz

201.When you buy food to feed the racoons just so the cats have entertainment to watch Linda Smith

202.You get up before sunrise on your day off just to feed your cats. Cara

203.When you give up your chair to the cat and you sit or the floor or the front steps Linda Smith

204.When you pay for I-88 radiation for your cat 10 yrs old. And when you pay for cancer surgery 17 years old. When you buy your cat a $50.00 chiropractic pillow because he likes sleeping in yours. Lyn Reid

205.You stop making the bed because you do not want to disturb your kitty who is curled up so comfortably snoozing amongst the ruffled sheets and blanket. Martha Janosko

206.Buy furniture that matches the color of you cat so the hair doesn’t show. Buy Tuna based on the brand your cat prefers Your cat brings home a stay kitten and you let him keep her! (yes this really happened to us!) Dori

207.”Garden Tub” takes on new meaning when it’s only use is to water the cat! Sally

208.Your conversations include “meow.” Don Pignolet

209.Sweeping the carpet happens only when absolutely necessary, because it traumatizes poor kitty so! Sally

210.You lift your older cat off your bed because her eyesight is so bad she can’t see to jump down. You put the footstool by the couch so your old cat can get up on the couch since she can’t jump that high. Mary Ross

211.You know you r a cat lover when you replace your verticals with short curtains so the cats can peek out the window easier. Dorian

212.You spend more on your cat for Christmas than you do for anyone else. you make everyone whisper as they come in for the Xmas party because the cat is still taking her nap and you don’t want to disturbe her. Kelly

213.You’re a real cat lover when you ask permission of your cats where you can sit. Tatjana Johnston

214.You overdraw your checking account and eat nothing but Top Ramen for 2 weeks so you can pay for medical care, instead of having the cat euthenized. Concretebrunette

215.You lay awake in discomfort so as not to disturb the cat that is sleeping between your legs on top of the blankets so you can’t roll over. Concretebrunette

216.When you get up from “your spot” and come back and he’s sitting in his now “new spot”…yah don’t even move him, it’s his. Tracy

217.You know You are a REAl Cat Lover When… your significant other asks you to move over in bed, but you say NO, because you do not want to wake the cat. Traci – from CT Traci

218.When you have a cat that not only sleeps in the same room as you, but wakes you up at all times of night by tapping you on the face and you just love the cat to bits and still let it stay in the room with you.NO QUESTIONS John

219.You let him have your favorite spot on the sofa and sit somewhere else, so as not to disturb him. Dee

220.When they always eat before you do! Helen Bousman

221.You get a cold leaving the window open in winter so your cat can play outside and come in and out on a whim. chantal Thompson

222.You wipe the little dear after it uses the litter box. Kathleen

223.You sleep in a king size bed, but have only 6 inches of space because your cat has the rest of the bed. Brenda

224.You share your lollipop. Kathleen

225.You know your a cat lover when you dont go out with the girls cause you haven’t spent enough time with your cat this week. Florinda Nunes

226.Our cat gets to pick his spot to sleep in the bed before anyone else can get in bed. Joanne Williams

227.You can clean up cat vomit several times daily and still cuddle them in your arms afterwards! Laura Louzon

228.You can’t get up to go to the bathroom, because it will disturb the kitty sleeping in your lap. Shelley


230.You break up with a guy who’s allergic to cats. Sarah

231.Build two sunrooms onto your house because two cats just can’t get along but you don’t want them to miss out on all the birdwatching. …You place your birdfeeders where the cats can see them out the window, but you can’t. …You have a cat tree instead of a Christmas Tree. Karen

232.You know you are a REAL cat lover when you would rather sit and talk baby talk and whisper in your cat’s ear and know you have unconditional love instead of returning a friend’s telephone call- Barbara barbara nasta

233.You share ice cream on the same spoon.(just a thin layer cause kitty shouln’t have ice cream). You wake up all contorted and in pain because you don’t want to disturb all the kitties sleepng on you during the night, they need their beauty sleep. You have a pet hair roller in your purse ,car, or pocket and give them as stocking stuffers in our house. have signs in the bathroom to please put the toilet seat down for visitors. Tell people to sit at their own risk especially if they’re in black. Or offer them a towel to sit on. You give treats from your mouth to your cats mouth. You have birthday parties for them. You can’t wait to get home from work to see all your kitties run to you and say hello. >^..^< Angela

234.Your kitty’s petsitter spends the night with your “baby” when you have to be away so she won’t be alone. Cheryl A

235.You know you are a cat lover when you tell people to love me is to love your cat““ Angela Bunter

236.You sweat to death because your cat loves to lie by the fireplace all day and night! Cathleen

237.You have to sleep on the couch cuz the cat has taken over the bed. Roberta

238.You bunk out on the couch because your cats are all curled up and sound asleep on your bed in all corners and middle & you don’t want to disturb them since they look so cute and are SOOOOOOo tired. KathyB

239.Your myspace is entitled “My son, Fluffy”. Robin Wallace

240.You turn company away at the door because, “It’s Beanie’s nap time.” Tanya

241.You and your cats share the same glass of water! Marciann

242.You let them sit on your shoulder while you watch TV. antonia clark

243.You go to the store and walk out with twice as much cat stuff as human stuff Lisa

244.Tell your guests not to eat candy from the candy dish because that belongs to Tracy. VICKIE have a lint brush in your car, in your office,by the front door, in each bathroom… Kathleen

246.You cut your vacation short because you miss kitty so much! David Haines

247.You know you’re a cat lover when you feel uneasy when you don’t have to de-fur your clothing before going to work. kate dubreuil


249.You know you are a true cat lover when your friends and family refer to your cats as “your children” kate dubreuil

250.You know you’re a true cat lover when you choose dinner foods for yourself that suit your cat’s taste palet. kate dubreuil

251.When you sit on the floor because your cat is sleeping in the chair and you do not want to wake him! Hope know you’re a real cat lover wnen you can hardly move in a queen size bed because you might disturb one of the four precious babies sleeping in your bed with you. LUCYANN

253.The cat sleeps in my arms and the man sleeps on the other side of the bed. Debra

254.Your cat has his/her own chair next to you at your computer. (Mine does!) Jay

255.You agree to pay “cat alimony” in a divorce agreement plus pay for private cremation. Marlene

256.You agree to pay “cat alimony” in a divorce agreement plus pay for private cremation. Marlene

257.You need only a twin bed for yourself but you get a queen-sized bed to accommodate your fur family as well. Barbara

258.You know you’re a cat lover when you’re eating off one half of the sandwich and kitty is eating off the other. Arthur Hovey

259.You know you are a true cat lover are making time to look on websites like to look up great tips and info to continually try to make your kitty’s life better. 🙂 Stephanie

260.Your grocery cart has more cat food and treats than food and treats for you. Debra

261.You won’t make the bed because your cat is still asleep on it. You won’t vacumn the floor for fear of waking your cat. Glynne

262.You buy a new chair and make sure it’s a rocker/recliner, so the cats can’t get a good grip for scratching! Gretchen Uchello

263.You know your a real cat love when you allow kitty to drink coffee with you, right from your coffee cup! Vickie Haney

264.You know you are a real CAT lover when you sleep somewhere else because you don’t want to disturb them if they are sleeping on your bed! Marcia Sullivan

265.You have a Queen size bed, but you sleep on the edge of the bed because your cat likes to stretch out in the middle of the bed. Roberta Foster

266.You know you are a real cat lover when… when you bring your supper and first allow him to sniff the plate, to see if they want to sample it. And besides, after all these years, that’s just the way it happens! Susan Waytiuk

267.You know you are a real cat lover when you share your milk and cereal with your cat. Twilightrose

268.When people ask you how many children you have, you include the ones with four legs. Amy Gallo

269.You share your bowl of ice cream with ‘Harley’, and let him have the last bite. Susan


271.Of course, when you call them “the kids”. Britt

272.if you pay out of your pocket to neuture straycats in hte lane and even pay for vaccinations, leukemia included, and walk lanes 3 hours in a row to find a special feral cat with a cold which has to have antibiotic and wait patiently for hte cat without gloves so it survives the cold and get better and keep doing that until the medicine is finished twice a day and take up al lthe feral cats to be neutured and vaccinated nad walk with old denimpants as every penny you wnt to spent on hte feral cats and housecats of people who can not afford it, so you skip hairdressers for hte love of cats that is called cat lovers Carolina Butle

273.When you travel everywhere with your 22 pound Maine coon bowling ball. Joan brownlie

274.You have less room in your bed than your cats. …you don’t care if you leave home with plenty of cat hair on your cloth. …you are less comfortable if it means your cat is more comfortable. Sandra

275.When your kitty sleeps on the softest pillow you have right beside your head and pillow and whistles in your ear all night long. Beverly Klinge

276.When your kitty sleeps on the softest pillow you have right beside your head and pillow and whistles in your ear all night long. Beverly Klinge

277.You won’t brush your teeth because your cat in sleeping in the sink. Angela

278.You know you’re a cat lover when . . . You are offered a wonderful job in Bermuda but you won’t take it unless your two cats can go too! Yup – that happened to me and alas, the three of us made a very happy move to Bermuda where they got to play with real toys – extremely large cockroaches!!! Debbie Brown, Toronto Debbie Brown

279.Your cat has an upset stomach so you won’t eat any of his favorite “people food” in front of him Robin Herman

280.when your cats have more of your bed then you, and you settle yourself around them like i do joan

281.Muffy gets more kisses than “he” does! Lynne Marie

282.Instead of removing a sleeping cat from your computer chair you carefully move the chair and cat combination and get another chair for your self. Berj Zamanian

283.You know you are a real cat lover when…You won’t disturb the cat who is asleep in the laundry basket and use a plastic lawn bag. Linda

284.My cats have ‘free reign’ of the house. . . to go, sleep and roam where they wish. If my kitties want to taste what I am eating, I let them, and then will eat after them! (but they usually prefer their food — they get the best — a combo of Iams and Science Diet) They will sometimes jump in the shower with me. Diane ‘Momcat’ Stewart — proud owner of 10 kitties: 9 of which are rescues — 5 boys, 5 girls — all spayed/neutered Diane

285.Your a cat lover when you share your cool whip with him on the same spoon before you are finished…. Shirley Hill, Grand Rapids, MI Shirley Hill

286.You’re allergic to cats, you take allergy shots religiously and one of your cats sleeps on your pillow every night! Ann

287.You have a queen size bed and the cat has his own side and pillow. Pam

288.When you leave the bathroom water dribble in case the cats run out of water. Susan

289.Even though you are taking cortisone shots for a bad neck,you still vaccum over and over to remove cat dander when your allergic son comes home to visit. Lisa Causby

290.When you install a pet gate to keep the cat out of your bed but are secretly pleased when the cat finds her way through and joins you in bed. HLS

291.When you share your breakfast, luncn or dinner with Fluffy. Lynne Ratliff

292.You don’t buy any clothes that are black. rebecca Robertson

293.You can’t roll over at night because Fluffy has to sleep between your knees. Cyndi Svehaug

294.You know you are a real cat lover when….. entering any bathroom in your home without a furry escort is simply unheard of. Anita Aurit get a 4th cat (thinking that 1 more won’t make you a “crazy cat person”) and the cats start taking over the house! Don Newman

296.You know when you are a cat lover when your cat’s let you know when they can tell time to tell you that it’s bedtime. and there are toys al over the place and there not yours Adrianna

297.You know you are a cat lover when you have so many hairs on your clothes you don’t need to wear a sweater when it’s cold. You know you are a cat lover when you set a plate for the cat(s) at the table. You know you are a cat lover when you have so many cats in the bed they keep you warmer than an electric blanket. Barbara

298.Your only son has 4 legs. Emily

299.You can’t fall asleep without at least one cat nestled up beside you. Barbee

300.You make a Christmas wish list for friends and framily FOR YOUR CATS. Barbee

301.When you let your cat sleep in your face with her paw on your nose along with a few licks. Louise McLaughlin

302.Your face lights up when you talk about your 4 legged children. Barbee

303.You wear clothes and jewelry with cats on them. Barbee

304.You can’t go shopping without hitting the pet aisle, looking for a new toy for you 4 legged children. Barbee

305.Friends and family always ask how the kitties are doing after they ask you how you are. Barbee

306.Your screen saver on your office PC are dozens of pictures of your kitties. Barbee

307.All day long at work you look forward to getting home to your kittens. Barbee

308.You send a date home because the cats sleep on the ‘other’ side of the bed! Catjane

309.Your cat gets to eat the large shrimp from the store before you do. Bonnie

310.You drive hours out of your way to leave them somewhere they are happy instead of having to put up with your mother’s dog for the holiday. Jewel Suphen

311.You buy him a ‘Lullaby Sound Spa’ and leave it softly playing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star for him whenever you go out for the evening… complete with cute little jungle cartoon projections rotating on the wall… And then cuddle up with him to watch/listen to it together after you get home, too! 🙂 – Amanda (Cambridge, England) Amanda Katz

312.Your cat thinks he’s your kid, not a cat, and you agree. Your cat’s needs come before your own–she is fed first, despite the fact you are diabetic. Your bladder can be bursting, but the litter box gets cleaned before you get to go. Your cat stretches out and takes up your space in bed, and you obligingly squeeze into the corner of it. Maxine K.

313.You sleep on the coach because your cats look too comfy to wak up, spread out on your bed. Angelina

314.You share your pillow with kitty at bedtime. Debora

315.You cancel your trip to stay home and care for your sick cat. Bev

316.You don’t mind letting him taste your meal before you do. Debora

317.When you kiss your cat on the lips. Betsy

318.You stay in one position all night long so as not to disturb the cat sleeping under your arm. Bev

319.You eat from one side of the plate because Patches wants to share from the other side. You sit on the floor because Patches looks sooo cute in your favorite chair. You lock your keyboard and hold off on doing homework because Patches is laying sprawled over your mouse, your hand and the keyboard! You cannot read your favorite book because Patches is standing between it ad your line of sight, giving you headbutts…and you do not mind. You save the rings from containers of milk or water because Patches loves to play with them. You make up an excuse to your doctor when Patches pokes a hole in your CPAP machine hose. You wonder why your dresser drawer is filled with crinkly paper then you remember…Patches, playtime, midnight, need sleep…toss another in the drawer! You spend your grocery money to pay for the urn, because that wasn’t just a cat, it was your best friend. Jeanette Bloomfiel

320.You talk to your cat as if she were a real person, eventually even singing to her! Ivy

321.You know you’re a REAL cat lover when: You discover a stray cat living around your land so you build a home for it (with heat!) and DAILY feed it both food and water (in Chicago winters, this can be extreme!). And, my inside kitty deserves to eat off of Grandma’s china in case she feels left out! Mary

322.You open an individual trifle. Set it down on the counter, let youre kitties lick the cream off, then get a spoon and finish the trifle – or if youre not hungry put it in the fridge and finish it yourself later on. Louise Shaw

323.You call in sick to work because your cat is sick you share your glass of milk with them you buy christmas presents for your cats you create a christmas card with your cats pictures you would remortgage your house to pay vet bills if your cats were sick donna g Donna garland

324.You Know You are a REAL Cat Lover When…Your landlord pulls up in the driveway and you get busy looking for and shuffling cats to a room and close the door and HOPE they don’t start fussing to get out until he is gone. Karen

325.You don’t sit in your favorite chair because your cat child is already sleeping there! and/or you postpone getting on your computer because your cat child is asleep in your computer chair! I spoil my cat children all the time. Rem

326.You know you are a real cat lover when you give you cat bottled water instead of tap water to drink. Susan

327.You know you’re a real cat lover when you tell your spouse to move over to make space for the cat. Penny Wunder

328.When you let your cat drink from a faucet Gary Phillips

329.When you let your cat drink from a faucet Gary Phillips

330.When your husband sits on the floor-because he doesn’t want to disturb the cats sleeping in his chair. We are a cat Rescue, with 37 cats here-7 in the house…so we do what the cats want. Susan Jando

331.You know you are a REAL Cat Lover When you take your cats on vacation with you and they get their own hotel rooms. kelly preissig

332.You know you are a real cat lover when you watch 3 hours of Barney to Dinasour because your cat fell asleep on your lap and the remote control is out of your reach. kelly preissig

333.You know you really love your cat when you tell people how to pet your cat! JIll Ostrander

334.You have a chair just one at diner time and one gets a play pin of their own and one has their own spot on the bed. Shannonvanhorn

335.You Know you are a cat lover when you redecorate your house for christmas to suit the cat Sarah

336.You keep yourself and your pillow in a certain place in bed because of your pussycat’s favorite place to sleep. Thanks Firebird Trish Millard

337.When you allow Tigger to wake you up every morning at 5 AM pulling the picture away from the wall and letting it drop, banging, to wake you up because it’s 1) 5 AM; 2) you forgot to put food in our food bowl and the others are making me do this; 3) I can’t sleep anymore so why should you; and 4)it’s time you would pay attention to me. Pennie

338.You fight real bad with your best friend coz he doesnt like your cat n abuses ur cat just for fun!!!! kavita anand

339.You spend more money on your cat than you do on yourself Kathryn Harrigan

340.You drag yourself out of bed 3-4 times EVERY night, no matter how deeply asleep you were or how cold it is, because the cat wants you to walk him into the kitchen to watch him eat a bit from his bowl of dry food. CJ Barrett

341.You know you are a cat lover when: 1) You prefer to talk to your cat than other humans. 2) You feed your cats before yourself. 3) You threaten others with bodily harm if they let the cat out. 4) You sleep with cats rather than your significant other. Cynthia pace

342.You always use a lint roller on your guests when they leave pat finkelstein

343.Your a cat lover when you sleep with your legs on your wife’s side of the bed so the cat can sleep on your side. Don

344.You know you are a real cat lover when you let your cat sleep on your head. Lynn pasewark

345.You give your partner a real dirty look if they dare try to get into bed when Fluffy is lying curled up next to you. Liz

346.You know you are a cat lover when you put off making the bed because your cat’s on it sleeping. Sjanes


348.People tell you that your phone is always busy (the cat pushes the phone off the hook) Lauralea

349.You sleep on the little edge of the bed so kitty can sprawl out and be comfy right smack dab in the middle. Julie

350.You know you are a REAL cat lover when………………. A)…you warn family and friends NOT to wear black when they visit you because of pet hair. B)…There’s no room on your king size bed for you. Linda

351.You know you are a REAL cat lover when, you don’t make your bed in the morning, because there are cats sleeping under the covers and you don’t want to disturb them. When you share your morning sugar donut and coffee with your cat. When you feel compelled to purchase just about anything with a cat on it. When your friends feel certain that you will adore any gift that they give you that has a cat on it. When your luggage has a cat motiff on it…hey it makes it easy to identify your luggage when you go to the luggage carousel. When you have more than one cat. They’re kind of like potato chips – once you have one, you’ve got to have at least one more. When your monthly calendar includes dates set aside for veterinary visits. Lois Hales

352.Sing to the cat Love to meditate with the cat on your lap Sleep on the edge of the bed so your cat isn’t disturbed Kathy

353.the smell of cat urine is no longer offensive to you. Troy

354.When you sleep sideways on the bed because your 3 cats are all over the bed and you don’t want to disturb there sleep. Kaye Kaye

355.You and your husband sleep in extremely odd positions so as to not disturb Teezer, Cuddles and Max…….. Debbie

356.Don’t leave the door open because if you do and the cats get out don’t bothering coming back! J. Williams

357.You show off pictures just like a proud parent/grandparent. Crystal

358.You make sure there is room in the bed for your cat even if it means your husband has to sleep on the couch. Judie Ham

359.Your 17 yr old cat meows and you run to lift her to the bathroom sink and turn the tap on so she can get a drink Lesley

360.When you no longer use your alarm clock to wake up! Blue

361.You let your Cat lick out the dregs in your non alcohol Eggnog Glass! Rick Sugden

362.While getting out of bed you contort your body so that you do not disturb the sleeping cat who is sleeping next to you. Lori

363.When you walk into a room and see your cat using the litter box – say “Oh, excuse me,”— and go back out!!!! Sally

364.You feed your little darlings off of the same fork you are eating your tea with. or…… you end up with only an inch of the bed to sleep on cus you dont want to disturb your baby. Lorraine Jones

365.When you want to turn over or move, but you don’t because you do not want to disturb the cats! joyce richey keep kids away from them and you get upset when they dont feel good. you sleep with all of them. i love my kitties. susan in mt.vernon ohio susan miller

367.when UPS shows up at your door 3 times in one week…and it’s all for your cats! (including a 499.99 cat condo ) joyce richey

368.When you are falling out of your bed because your cat has taken up 99.9% of your bed. and you’re afraid to move because you don’t want to disturb him.. Susan

369.Your cat is sleeping on your chair and you sit on the floor. Sherrie J.

370.the cat get’s a treat also when the “dog” goes outside to do her business…. marguerite

371.when you wait at the litter box with the scoop in hand. Irina modify everything so they can climb, sleep, and lay on it. Amy Johnson

373.You let the cat lay on the kitchen table ,taking a sun bath. Joan Talbot

374.You know you are a cat lover when: Instead of a welcome mat on your front step you have a: THE CAT and it’s housekeeping staff reside here. Dawn Keller

375.your christmas family photo is you and your cat. Theresa


377.You have kitten ornaments on your Christmas tree! Cheryl Cheryl carry your precious baby (Maine Coon) up two flights of steps every night and place her on the bed for the night. Joy S sharonturner

379.There sooo smart! “You’ll never see 12 Cat’s pull a sled thru the snow will you?” LOL Katharine

380.You go without the your extra blanket because there are cats sleeping on it and you don’t want to wake them Mary Rossiter

381.You know you are a real cat lover when you make scrambled eggs foe a poor old stray cat who comes over every day for his dinner. Patricia A. Beaudin

382.Someone waits to go to the bathroom for hours because a cat is asleep on their lap. Rachel

383.You sleep on the couch because the cats took over your bed! Maggie

384.You know you are a cat lover when…..every t-shirt has a picture of a cat……….every piece of jewelery is a cat in one pose or another……..every piece of yard decor is a cat…….decor indoors is cat themed…… have at least 5 cats. P Hynoski, Mesa, Az. Patricia

385.You go sleep on the couch with a blanket because your six cats are asleep on your bed with the electric blanket. Terri Smith


387.You know you are a real cat lover when you stop working on laptop to give the cat on your chest at least 5 minutes of lovies! Melinda elinor

388.You have to brush and clean the cat hair off the bed before you get in! You allow puss to snuggle up under the duvet with you when he’s cold! Tricia

389.You leave the service door to your garage open a bit in snowy, cold weather so that the local strays have shelter and provide bedding, food, water, and litter boxes for them. Sharon Gaik

390.You’re deeply uncomfortable but won’t change positions in the middle of the night because you don’t want to disturb your cat. Shelley Manis

391.You would leave your boyfriend of 14 years, for 2 more cats to make 4 ha ha ha….. lilian Hardeman

392.You get up at 4 am to feed your cat canned food when he asks for it. Pam – Edmonton Alberta Pam

393.You stop shooing your cats off of the kitchen counter because… you know they do it anyway when you’re not home.. Amy Dharawat

394.When you sleep in a very uncomfortable position all night(knees drawn up your chin on the edge of the bed) so you do not disturb the sleep of your cats who have taken over your bed. Padgie

395.You can add when you have 4 ” on the bed and don’t want to disturb the cat Patricia

396.When you take a stray in to love and take care of and boyfriend doesn’t like the idea, so boyfriend had to go. Man vs cat? Cat wins. Joyce A Getty

397.You Know You are a REAL Cat Lover When… …you have more pictures of your cats than your grandkids! Joni Green

398.Kitty has his own room and his own bed. My son got his first apartment after college and took the bed, so we had to go buy another double bed for Kitty. Our golen retriever was raised with 3 cats, and now she grooms her face and paws just like a cat. Thankfully she hasn’t started using the litter boxes. Claire Davis

399.When your husband treats you like a queen, brings you everything you want, but just because you cat is resting on your lap and you don’t want to move her. When your bed is occupied mostly by your cat’s and you don’t dare to move, they might be anoied. And when it’s cold, your cat of course lies beside you under the sheets. Ulrike

400.Your baby has his own armchair with his special blanket on it with treats for your PRECIOUS to eat at his leisure You share a brush! Your PRECIOUS angel comes to you for his daily brush, cleaning of his eyes [my angel is a RED persian] His grocery shopping takes PRIORITY over yours! lotsa kitty hugs and kisses! Miche’le

401.You know you’re a real cat lover when you disregard your horrible allergy to snuggle face to face with your best friend. Juli Froelich JULI FROELICH

402.A real cat lover when you treat them as one of the kids, share your bed, talk to them, ask them questions, treat them like people. Love them, kiss them, hug them,too. Janet

403.You stay home from your “dream date” because you don’t want to leave kitty at home all alone. Kim Smida

404.When you are sure cat scratches are a form of body art, kind of like tatoos. Alice Kieft

405.You put their paw prints as signatures on xmas cards for family and friends Linda

406.If my cat is on my lap, and I am uncomfortable. I won’t move until my cat gets off me. Margieanne

407.You crawl out of bed, contorting yourself so you don’t disturb the cats sleeping with you. Lucy Bishop

408.I am a cat lover because if my cat is on my chair, and comfortable, I will not move them. I will sit somewhere else. Margieanne

409.You vacuum upstairs (and vise versa) while all the cats are downstairs, because you don’t want to scare them. Nikki Harm

410.You worry more about what your cats eat than what you eat. Teresa

411.You sleep in the spare bedroom, because Gryndl is sleeping on your bed, and you don’t want to wake her. Nikki Harmon

412.When Kitty is all curled up and sleeping on your lap and the phone rings…I let it go to voicemail so as not to disturb her when my kitty takes a few licks off my buttered toast…I eat it anyway Debbie

413.When you give the bonus extra from the new DVD to the cat because she thinks it’s a toy. Elizabeth

414.You have to move to a different bed because your two cats have taken over your spot. You certainly don’t want to disturb them! Dennis Ott

415.You tend not to trust people who don’t have at least a couple of cat hairs on thier clothing. Friend

416.When your cat comes and flicks your closed eyelids at 5A.M. in the morning to wake you and you get up to feed him. Betty

417.Your wife is out of town & when she calls home you put the reciever up to the cats ear so your wife can talk to them. Dale Tauzin

418.You get your cat a glass of ice water when you get one for yourself! Deb Fedei

419.You know you are cat lover when you buy shrimp for the cat instead of for yourself;when you have a cat sitter and call daily to see how your cats are doing and when you make the sitter put the phone up to the cat’s ears so you can talk to them. Lynne Ann

420.You know you are cat lover when you buy shrimp for the cat instead of for yourself;when you have a cat sitter and call daily to see how your cats are doing and when you make the sitter put the phone up to the cat’s ears so you can talk to them. Lynne Ann

421.You know you are cat lover when you buy shrimp for the cat instead of for yourself;when you have a cat sitter and call daily to see how your cats are doing and when you make the sitter put the phone up to the cat’s ears so you can talk to them. Lynne Ann

422.Please be quiet or you will wake up the baby I mean BOKU my Japanese Maine Coon. BOKU didn’t break that, I did last night when you were in bed. Terry Evans

423.You devote a whole bedroom to your cat, with toybox, a tent, various perches, a pet bed, and his own little Christmas tree at Christmas time! Linda Steuer

424.You move to the other side of the bed rather than disturb your sleeping kitty. Robert

425.You know you are a real cat lover when you carry photos of your cat(s) in a “Brag book” in your purse, and the cat photos are BEFORE the photos of your grandchild. Linda

426.You can’t get a good night’s sleep unless your kitty is sleeping in bed with you (and your spouse)! Sylvia

427.You Know You are a Real Cat Love When You Share your Cereal Bowl with your Cats. Marianne

428.Hi, You know you’re a cat lover when you sleep on the couch because your cat was asleep in the bed & just looked too comfortable to disturb! Thanks, Amanda Murphy Amanda Murphy

429.You know you are a real cat lover when the cat’s toy box is in the living room. Betty

430.You let the cold water run – very slowly – several times a day because kitty needs a drink and prefers water fresh from the tap. You don’t recycle boxes right away so the cat can play in them. P. Lenz

431.You get up from your favorite chair to get something and when you come back, your cat has made herself at home in the chair so you go sit somewhere else so you won’t disturb her. Chris

432.You make sure to always carry a can of Fancy Feast in the glove compartment of your car just in case you come across a hungry kitty along the way! Michelle Oliver

433.You know you are a real cat lover when….a really cute guy asks you out, and your answer depends on whether he likes cats or not (how could anyone worth dating NOT like cats?). V. Jean Hanshew

434.When you go to Subway to get a Chicken Teriyaki sub and have to buy an extra Chicken so the cat can have some. Susan Browning

435.You wake up with a stiff neck because you’ve let your elderly cat have your down pillow. Lynne

436.All the cats in the family have their own Christmas stocking, and they get more presents than anyone else in the family Christine


438.When your two cats sleep on either side of you on TOP of the blankets wedging you in like a burrito…and you’re more than happy NOT to move so you don’t disturb their sleep. Donna Kilkuskie

439.You heat up your heating pad, put it on your chair, go get your tea and come back and your cats are on it and you go sit somewhere else WITHOUT the heating pad! Pam from Minnesota pam

440.You give your big LA-Z-BOY up, so SYLVESTER is really comfortable ! Donald Mayer

441.You know you are a real cat lover when your cat pees in your slippers because another cat is blocking the entrance to the litterbox and you clean it up without getting angry. (happened to me last week, except that it wasn’t peeing but… hm hm) Marina Mommerency

442.Your cats needs always come before your own. Debra Mohling

443.You sit in your recliner so long your leggs fall asleep, and mother nature has been calling you louder and louder, just because you don’t want to disturb your kitty’s sleep. MARY MAYERS

444.You know you are a REAL Cat Lover when you start to eat your sandwich, remove a cat hair (or two) from it and continue to eat it. Sue

445.You want to stay home from vacation because you don’t want to leave your “baby” alone with just visits three times a day. Jackie

446.You call your spouse to come see the cute position your cat is sleeping in. Martha Jordan

447.You have to be waited on because the cat is sitting on your lap so you can’t get up. Donna

448.You find that you are allergic but decide to get medication and fluffy still gets to share your pillow:) Allyssa

449.There are more scratch marks on your legs than the scratching post. Johnnie

450.You know you are a true cat lover when cat fur is a condiment at your home. Lynne

451.I wait until the cats wake up before I use the vacuum cleaner! Patricia in Ireland Patricia Coogan o’Dell

452.When you spend all your vacation time at home with your cats instead of traveling….. You set a water glass on the floor and the cats like it so much that you start putting a glass down for them all the time…… You build lofts, catwalks and decks for your cats as part of home renovations…. You are coming out of anesthesia, and the first thing you tell everyone is that “there is a gray cat up in the corner of the ceiling looking at me”….and it makes you happy. You spend more on cat food, toys and cat stuff….than you spend on yourself…. You wake up to your beloved cats everyday… glad there is a purrfect reason to get up each day and be grateful for all that you have and for their love and affection… D.

453.When you give your cats the bed to lounge on while you read the newspaper on the floor randy

454.When you share your ice cream with them Ann Lowe

455.When it is time to eat and only you or your cat gets to eat and you let your cat eat. now i’ve done this when i was homeless. Rebecca

456.My girl cat, cupcake, likes to sit in my best easy chair.. often when I am in it. She will sit in front of me and look up and raise a ruckus unless I get out and give HER the chair. I laugh and get out and sit on the floor so she can relax in her favorite chair and watch TV. That shows I am a real cat lover….I have 3 cats. allen Fritsch

457.You know you are a real cat lover when….you find yourself sitting on the edge of your favorite and most comfortable chair because the cat is sleeping there and you don’t want to disturb him. Priscilla Boudreau

458.You can’t sleep well unless there is a cat or two on top of you for warmth and comfort. Karen

459.You know you are a real cat lover when your neutered male decides to back up beside you on the bed, and give you a spray…. and you don’t flip out. Lorraine Hannah

460.You know you’re a true cat-lover: When you sit down, you make sure you won’t have to move for the next few hours so you don’t wake up the cat on your lap. Jessica

461.You feed your cat before the rest of the family. Winifred Hicks

462.You share your tv table and food with your cat!!!!! Linda Puryear

463.When your eating and he takes a nibble out of your plate and you think, oh well thats ok I was finished with that side anyway, then continue eating from the rest of the food. Susan Browning

464.You go shopping for your food and come back with cat food only. Elly

465.When you share your food with your cat because he’s sitting on the table waiting for his share..especially butter. Susan Browning

466.You know you’re a cat lover when you are happy to clean their vomit and pet them and say”good boy Bobby” because you know it’s good for them to get rid of any fair balls in their stomach- You know you’re a cat lover when you spend most of your energy to keep the areas where they sleep, play or lie down clean, more than you clean your own- …when you feed them, pet them, comb their hair before you even drink your coffee Stella

467.You know your a cat lover when you change your sitting arrangement because the cat is sitting there now. Betsy

468.When you don’t mind if your kitten or cat is beside you on the computer desk & helps herself to some of your rapidly-cooling tea. 2. You are a real cat-lover when you go to a farm (as I did) & the farmers wife recognises you immediately for a cat lover & says ‘We have two litters of kittens in the barn – you MUST see them!’ My partner breathes a heavy sigh. I see the kitties. Two barn cats have produced, between them, SEVENTEEN kittens. All of them adorable. I bring one home, heartbroken that it can’t be the five I wanted. My partner sighs & now says “I never knew this cat-loving stuff was contagious” Cat Loving Crazies are very, very contagious. 3. You know you’re a real cat lover when you go on holiday & volunteer at the local cat shelter (because the kitties ALL need love!). 4. You know you’re the real deal when you don’t mind replaying the cat videos for your kitten, because she loves to sit with you at the computer & watch them. 4a….. and you don’t mind cleaning the kitten nose prints off the computer screen afterwards. 5. When you go for a walk & ALWAYS put some kittie treats in your pocket ….. just in case you might see a little furry someone along the way! Sandra Godfrey

469.You know you are a real cat lover when you tell your guests, “No,not that bathroom, it belongs to Tiger” Josie

470.Your cat has a temperament like a rattle snake, and you still love her. Shirley don’t move–or make the cat move–when she lays on your head at night. – Michele

472.When seeing a large poop in the litter box makes you feel that all is right with the world! Kathleen

473.You know you’re a real cat lover when you leave your electric blanket on all day so the kitties have a warm bed. Helena

474.Tell guests to be sure and close bathroom door good or Savannah will follow and sit and watch. I have a new system for mopping my kitchen floor. Give Savannah an ice cube and she chases it around the floor. Try to get out of bed without waking her. Millie Nelson

475.You get up at 5am, rain, sleet or snow, to feed street cats in the area Ellen Miles

476.You pull out a whole bunch of pictures to share, not of the grandkids, but of our two fur-babies…Joie & Bella. Peter

477.You scooch over as far as you can to the edge of your bed so as not to disturb your snoring, sleeping, kitty. Annie

478.You have more pictures of your cats than your kids! Jo

479.You tell people not to eat turkey or drink milk because it is all Stormy’s. Cassie

480.You have to be a cat lover when you pick off, cat hair from your sandwich and continue eating Maggir


482.You include you cat/cats on your phone voice mail. “Hello” you have reached the home of John, Patty, and Sylvester”. Penny kolacki

483.You can’t access your email because Pippin’s got the computer chair. catriona bain

484.You meet every one of your two kitties expectations, needs and wants. My two are totally spoiled. They give back so much love and affection. I am completely devoted to them. Norm Cratty

485You know you are a cat lover go to the grocery store and spend more on cat food than human food:>) Shelby

486.I share my dinner every night with Mikey cathy

487.You let your cat jump on the dinner table and eat from people’s plates. Ray

488.When you fight the urge to turn over in bed because you don’t want to wake your cat who’s using your thigh as a pillow (and when you can only write “cat who is” instead of “cat that is”). Yumi

489.When you can’t access the front door of your house because there are several dishes of food left outside for the feral and stray cats that appear every day. Irene P. Rene Pike

490.You know you a real cat lover when people ask you “how many do you have now?” and you answer “Hmmmmm, let me count!!!” kris tracy

491.When you drink out of the glass of water, or milk that your cats have just helped themseves to. Lindy

492.You hang a sign on your front door, “Warning! Cats in residence! If you don’t like them, don’t bother knocking, because we won’t like you, either!” Becky

493.You have to buy your husband a lifesize stuffed cat, that looks as close to how his favorite cat looks, to pet while he’s in the hospital to help him through anxious moments. Becky

494.You bring out photos of your cats when everyone else is showing pictures of their kids. Larraine

495.You love the smell of cat breath! Pat

496.You spend more on cat food and supplies than you spend on yourself! Aishah Hargett

497.When you don’t take a vacation because your cat might be lonely without you. When you go out for the day and leave the tv on for Fluffy. Joyce Hope

498.You know you are a real cat lover when you and your cat share your bowl of cereal. Linda Earhart Linda Earhart

499.You know you’re a cat lover when you are about to sit down to watch tv and have to find someplace else to sit because the cat has the chair you were going to sit in and you won’t disturb him/her. Jenny

500.You move to another chair because the cat wants the one you’re sitting in Gail
Your cats lie on the table, waiting for treats, and rather than shoo them off, you give them treats! Beth

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