20 Things All Cat Owners Know To Be True, After Accepting Their 'Crazy Cat Lady' Status

20 Things All Cat Owners Know To Be True, After Accepting Their 'Crazy Cat Lady' Status

You don't own the cat. That cat owns YOU.

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If you're like me and have a cat, you will know right off the bat that you don't own the cat. That cat owns YOU. You are whipped by it but you LOVE it. Literally, you will die for your furbaby. That being said, here are 20 things that all "cat-owners" know to be true…

1. In the mornings, you don’t need an alarm clock since your cat with meow and sit on you until you wake up to feed it

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All he wants is to eat.

2. Your cat will never want to cuddle when you want to cuddle.

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Consequently, you will be three seconds away from getting up when your cat decides to plop down in your lap. And then you're stuck with the debate "do I get up or do I sit here since he finally wants to love me?"

3. You’re used to them rubbing up to your legs when you’re making food.

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4. You’ve accidentally tripped over your cat and then spent the rest of the day feeling awful about it

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5. Your camera roll is 90% pictures of your cat

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Need more proof? All these pictures are from my camera roll.

6. Cleaning the litter box is the worst

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Who know something so small can make something so gross?

7. You will never underestimate the power of strings, lasers, or small things that move ever again

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Anything is a plaything for your cat.

8. At night, your cat gets first dibs on what part of the bed he sleeps on

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... And it will always be smack dab in the middle so you just adapt because he's your baby and you will do anything for him. Even if it means sleeping in a ball at the end of your own bed.

9. You catch yourself having conversations with your cat which in hindsight, can sound a bit crazy

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10. You fully accept your status as a crazy cat lady

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11. Your cat will get into the strangest situations and then you have to deal with it

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You just learn not to question it anymore.

12. That moment of dread when your cat is slowly placing is paw on your boob and you just brace yourself for the weight that’s about to come

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Ya'll know what I'm talking about.

13. You’ve lifted your cat up, Lion King style, on multiple occasions. And he always hates it.

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14. Your cat rules the house.

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He is the king and we are just his lowly servants.

15. You always feel slightly judged by your cat

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"Stupid human" — your cat, probably.

16. When you pick up your cat and he makes the little “mew” sound and your heart just melts a little bit

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17. You will randomly find little ~ahem~ gifts from your cat

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Includes but not limited to: dead rodents, dead birds, hairballs, dead plants because he ate them, a toilet paper mess because he was playing with the roll, etc. — You get the idea.

18. If and when your cat hisses you wonder how you acquired the actual spawn of Satan

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The face of an angel but the attitude of the devil.

19. It’s all fun and games until they whip out their talon-like claws

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20. You never considered yourself a cat person until you found your furbaby

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Your cat is the best cat in the world!

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Spending Time Outdoors Has So Many Benefits, Physically And Mentally

The recent study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Health Research emphasizing how spending time outdoors could reduce emotional stress and increase a person's overall happiness.

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Recently, I have come across a riveting article from Time stating that even spending as little as 20 minutes outside in a green area i.e. a park can instantly make you feel more cheerful. This article struck me a lot because we often rely on medications for effective treatment as opposed to anything natural. In my opinion, the best form of treatment lies in organic and pure substances. There can be nothing purer than spending time outdoors. In fact, we get most of our Vitamin D from the sun.

As a matter of fact, the recent study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Health Research emphasizing how spending time outdoors could reduce emotional stress and increase a person's overall happiness. This recent finding serves as a great reminder to people who prefer to stay indoors thoroughly engrossed in their own world. I agree that staying indoors has its own perks and sometimes you just need that "Me" time all by yourself. But, being outdoors radiates an abundance of positive energy that is highly encouraged to maintain the exuberant zest for life.

No matter how busy I'm with classes and work, I always jump at the prospect of going outside and spending that time feeling the scorching sunshine on my face. Sometimes, that's all we need! Along those lines, the article mentions how just being physically outside means a lot even if you are not doing anything. There is no need to always exercise while spending time outside in order to feel ecstatic about life.

Personally, I love the outdoors and it feels awesome learning the fact that there is a valid scientific reason as to why I start feeling happier than before. It is indeed remarkable how nature plays a huge role in regulating your moods and approach towards life. Hence, I would strongly encourage everyone to broaden their horizons more and plan on spending more time outside. Even if it is for 10 or 15 minutes. After all, being outdoors opens the door to a healthy lifestyle. Those few moments spent outside can make you feel more empowered than you ever were!

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7 Instagram Cats You Should Follow, Like, Right Now

Big eyes are the cutest!

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Everyone loves cats, especially after a long day at college, or work. Here are a few of the best cat accounts on Instagram to cheer up your day, and if you're already having a good day, you can still check them out!

From Halloween cats to Valentine's day cats! Follow these precious furballs!

1. Alice & Finnegan 

These two Siberian Lynx Point cats have 387k followers on instagram!

2. O'gringo

This cute guy is from Northern France and goes by the name of O'gringo. He's a British shorthair and has the cutest mustache. O'gringo has 57.2k followers!

3. Boss

This chubby kitty has 176k followers on Instagram! He also has a YouTube channel Boss' YouTube

4. Queen Irma and Princess Indi

These two lilac point Sacred Bormans are from Norway! These two royals are so fluffy and cute!

5. Izzy and Zoe

These two wide-eyed cats have 345k followers on Instagram! Their feed is filled amazing pictures of their life.

6. Muta

This is Muta, a 6 year-old Scottish Fold boy from Japan! His big eyes are the cutest!

7. Rexie

Rexie is a male handicat, he only has two working feet, but that doesn't stop him from being the cutest cat!

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