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10 Reasons Cats Are The Best Type Of Pet

If you don’t love cats then you’ve either never owned one or you’re lying to yourself

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10 Reasons Cats Are The Best Type Of Pet
Emily Motta

Cats are perhaps the best pets to own, though I may be just slightly biased. After all, I do have three gorgeous calicos: Patches, Mittzy, and Callie. I don't really get why they don't get as much love as dogs. I mean, they're just as loving and full of personality.While I don't really have any issues with dogs, I just definitely prefer cats to dogs. I think it's because dogs are too hyperactive for me. Cats, on the other hand, are much calmer.

Still, cats deserve to be loved just as much as dogs. And they definitely don't deserve to be treated cruelly, like the one time someone told me he just shot them just for fun when I told him about mine (btw, that kind of unnecessary cruelty to animals is a sign of being a sociopath). If you say you don't like cats, then you're either lying to yourself or you've never even owned one. Here are just 10 of the reasons that cats are the best type of pets.

1. They’re super cute (and photogenic)

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I mean, just look at Mittzy. Isn’t that the sweetest thing you’ve ever seen? If you said “No,” then you’re lying to yourself.

2. They’re full of personality

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You can clearly see Callie's playful personality shining through this pic.

3. They let you know what they like and what they don’t

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Mittzy is clearly letting me know how she feels about spoons.

4. They guard your house

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Who needs a guard dog when there’s Patches laying in front of the door. Obviously going to stop every robber in their tracks.

5. They like trying new things (sometimes)

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Yoplait yogurt is Callie’s favorite thing in the entire world. She comes running every time she sees it and will sit and beg for it.

6. They’re always down for a nap.

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Doesn’t it just make you want to lay down and take a nap with them?

7. They take after you in so many ways

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Laying down while eating? That’s totally something I would do.

8. They’re super smart

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How many cats do you know that can figure out how to play with a fidget spinner. (She also knows how to “work” an old sewing machine by pressing down on the pedal).

9. They help you clean

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And by help you clean, I mean lay down on the thing you literally just cleaned and look at you innocently.

10. Literally, everything they do is adorable and you love them so much

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I mean, a cat wearing an FFA scarf? Admit it, that’s adorable.

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