5 Unspoken Rules Of Being A Cat Person

5 Unspoken Rules Of Being A Cat Person

Some not-so-common rules of owning a cat!

No matter if you're a cat or a dog person, having a cat living under your roof is going to be an experience. If you don't have a cat, you might not understand why people go through the trouble of having a cat. Yes, cats can be very particular about how they want attention, but anyone who knows their cat well enough knows it's worth it. They also understand these hidden rules that come with owning a cat.


Don't pet the belly

No matter how tempting it is when a cat rolls on their back, it's usually a trap. Some cats don't mind when you pet their soft belly fur, but it's safe to say that's a minority. If you fall for this trick, you'll come away with quite a few scratches!


You are the cat's chair

All cats are different in regard to how often they want to cuddle up to you, but in all cases, cat owners know this. If your cat sits on you, you wait until they get up to move. It's almost impossible to overcome the guilt, otherwise.


Cat-proofing is required

There are lots of ways curious cats will get into trouble, but some of it can be prevented. Always put away paper towel rolls or make sure to store them where the cats can't go. Shut doors behind you if you don't want to risk things getting knocked around.


Food is usually the answer

When a cat seems to be purposefully misbehaving around you, it's probably because they want something from you. The answer is usually related to food. This can become a problem when you've already fed your cat five times that day, and they're still not content.


Blink back

When your cat is staring and purring at you, they'll slowly close their eyes and open them again. This isn't because they're having some sort of staring contest with you. Slow-blinking is a way of saying "I love you" in cat! So if you love your cat, be sure to blink back.

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30 Bee Puns To Get You Through The Day

These puns are as sweet as honey.

There are few things in life that make me happier (and/or make me want to bury my face in my hands and groan loudly) than a well timed pun. This goes double if the pun involves some my favorite insects — bees. There's nothing quite as satisfying as uttering a bee pun when no one expects it, so here is a list of the top 30 bee puns around!

Use these puns to make your grandparents laugh, impress your date, spice up your Tinder profile, make friends with a beekeeper, break the ice at your new job or make everyone in the general vicinity wish they hadn't invited you to come hang out with them. You won't bee-lieve how many of these puns you'll be pollen for! You'll bee-come an instant hit at parties! You'll bee sure to thank me later.

1. "When a bee is in your hand, what's in your eye? Beauty. Because beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder."

2. "Bee puns really sting.

3. "Who's a bee's favorite singer? Bee-yoncé."

4. "What's a happy bumblebee's blood type? Bee positive!"

5. "Bee puns aren't that great. I don't get what all the buzz is about."

6. "Wasp are you talking about?"

7. "Naughty bee children really need to beehive."

8. "What kind of bees drop things? Fumble bees!"

9. "A bee's favorite haircut is a buzz cut!"

10. "What do you call a bee that's a sore loser? A cry bay-bee!"

11. "What's a bee's favorite flower? Bee-gonias!"

12. "Why do bees get married? Because they found their honey!"

13. "That bee is talking too quietly, it must be a mumble-bee!"

14. "Bee children take the school buzz to get to school."

15. "A bee's favorite sport is rug-bee."

16. "The bees went on strike because they wanted more honey and less working flowers."

17. "On the first day of class, bee students are given a sylla-buzz."

18. "What did one bee say to the other when they landed on the same flower? Buzz off."

19. "Who's a bee's favorite painter? Pablo Bee-casso!"

20. "A bee styles their hair with a honeycomb."

21. "When a bee writes a sonnet, they're waxing poetic."

22. "The worker bee decided to take a vacation to Stingapore last year."

23. "A bee that's been put under a spell has been bee-witched!"

24. "Say, these bee puns aren't too shab-bee."

25. "That pretentious wasp is just plain snob-bee!"

26. "Why did the bee want to use the phone? To say hi to their honey."

27. "A bee's favorite novel is the Great Gats-bee."

28. "What's a bee's favorite Spice Girls song? Wanna-bee!"

29. "What do bees like with their sushi? Wasa-bee!"

30. "Remember, bee puns are good for your health, they give you a dose of Vitamin Bee!"

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To My Four-Legged, Furry Best Friend In Heaven, 16 Years Went Far Too Fast

Rest in peace, Princess.


My sweet dear dog,

You were such a good girl and the best friend that any owner could have. I'm so lucky to have been able to call you mine. I have so many memories that I will continue to hold close to my heart as you run around in puppy heaven.

I would first like to thank you. Thank you for being there for me. I mean this literally. Whenever I was sad, you would come over to comfort me and give me kisses. If I was ever crying, you would just sit by me and let me cuddle you until the pain went away. Thank you for being part of my life for so long. You had sixteen wonderful years of life and I wish that I could go back to my fourth birthday and start my journey with you all over again. I fell in love with you right from the start. You watched me go through elementary school, middle school and high school and have been there to welcome me home on breaks these past 3 years of college. You've seen me go through heartbreaks, celebratory moments and casual boring days. Whether it was my worst or my best, you were there for it all.

Any time I would come home, you'd be there wagging your tail at the door, ready to follow me around the moment I set foot into the house. You would wait until I ate dinner to run over to your bowl and eat your food. That alone is something that made me feel so connected and bonded with you.

Growing up, you and I were inseparable. Whether it be locked in my room, watching movies in the den together or you begging me for food any time you saw me eat, we established an incredible bond. Although it didn't snow very often in our area, I still remember tossing you out into the snow to see how you'd like it. Of course, though, you'd stand there and look at me with a look on your face that said, "you better get me out of this stupid snow before I go and chew up your stuff." We have so many memories that I'm going to miss so much. I'd name them all, but that would make this letter become a novel.

I'm beyond grateful that I was able to come home a week before your passing. I got to lay with you one last time on my bedroom floor and hold you for a while. As I stroked your head and told you how much I loved you, something was telling me that that moment was going to be the last time I got to see you, which made me feel like I needed to take all the pictures I had of you and bring them back to school with me.

A week later, I got the call about how you went. As heartbreaking as it was and how lost I still feel, I'm so lucky to have been able to share that final moment with you. You were such a good girl and I hope you never thought for even a second that you were unloved. When I go home, it's not going to feel the same at all. It's going to be weird not having you lay at the foot of my bed, or sneak cuddles with me when you wouldn't cuddle anyone else. You're the longest-living dog I've seen and I'm so proud that you were mine.

I love you so much, pretty girl. I hope you watch over me and continue to be my four-legged furry companion from heaven. Thank you for the amazing, unforgettable and best 16 years of my life.

Rest in peace, Princess.

Love always,

your mama

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