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How To Tell If Your Cat Is YOUR Owner

Updated on December 30, 2011

Here are my munchkins

Loki & Thor (The brothers)
Loki & Thor (The brothers)
Thor & Kratos (BFFs)
Thor & Kratos (BFFs)
Fred (Named because he was a runaway and we didn't want to get attached... didn't work)
Fred (Named because he was a runaway and we didn't want to get attached... didn't work)

Signs that your cat is your master

So as anyone who reads my articles knws, I'm a cat lady. Yep, my boyfriend knows it (and is), even my co-workers joke with me about it. So does your cat own you? I know mine do. Let me know if you have any more to share!

  • Do you kiss your cat on the face/lips?
  • Do you try not to roll over when you sleep because it annoys your cats?
  • Are your cats allowed on the tables?
  • Will you willingly stand with the door open when it's freezing while your cat takes it sweet time examining around the door to decide wether to come in?
  • Do you give your cat Christmas presents or a stocking?
  • What about birthday presents?
  • Do you have pictures of your cat on your person when you are not at home? (This includes the background on your phone)
  • Do you introduce any new guests in your house to your cats?
  • Do you own more photos of your cats than people?
  • Do you find new cat toys hard to resist while grocery shopping?
  • When your cat is asleep on the floor do you cuddle up on the floor with them?
  • Do you own any clothing with a cat on it?
  • Do you feed neighborhood strays?
  • Do you say "mommy/daddy is home" when you come home to your cat?
  • Do you fell that you have a better emotional connection to your cats than you do to people?
  • Have you ever asked a guest not to sit on a specific piece of furniture because it belongs to the cats?
  • Do you grow your own catnip?
  • Have you ever called your cats front legs "arms"?
  • Do you wake up to let your cats into/out of the bedroom at any point between midnight and 6am?
  • Do you know how to force a cat to take a pill and do it with ease?
  • Are you lost for conversation with non-cat people?
  • Does you cat share food off of your plate?
  • Do you believe EVERY cat is a lap cat?
  • Do you buy premium quality cat kibble for your cat, but live on take-out, frozen pizza, and macaroni and cheese yourself?

  • Do you call your cat by 20 different pet names, most of which make no sense?

  • Do you own more than one cat brush?

  • Do you have kid gates at doors, but no kids?

  • Did you give your cat a last name?

  • Does your welcome mat have a cat on it?

  • Is your cats name IN your e-mail address?

  • Do you own any books about cats? Double point if you own more than 5!

  • Do you feel awkward when non-cat people ask how many cats you own?


So how many points did you get? I'll never tell how many I got because it's just sad. Do you have any more to add? Please share them! I'll add to the article with credit if you'd like!

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      Karen R 5 years ago from Richmond, VA

      Nice. Mine love those little cloth mice that come 12 to a pack.

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      harleykatz 5 years ago

      have something to add. Have you ever gone to several pet stores to try to find a new toy to replace your cats favorite toy they destroyed. I know the name of the toy and where I got it but I can't find any more of them

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      Karen R 5 years ago from Richmond, VA

      Thanks! And it seems like a lot of us are. lol

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      Cindy A. Johnson 5 years ago from Sevierville, TN

      What a fun hub! I'm definitely in crazytown.

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      Karen R 5 years ago from Richmond, VA

      lol. I think my favorite one was "why do they always stick their paw in the water before they drink? Doesn't that make it dirty?"

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      Melissa McClain 5 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      My husband wasn't a cat person when we met either. Now he loves the cat just as much as he does our dog even though there are certain cat behaviors he just doesn't get (i.e. Why does the cat meow for food when there's still food in the bowl? Because it's not fresh, duh!). Thanks for making me realize that I'm headed toward crazy cat lady status. ;)

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      Karen R 5 years ago from Richmond, VA

      Haha! Yeah, my boyfriend new from the start that i had "cat problems" after hearing me call my black cat a thousand different nicknames (most mushy and in a high pitched voice of course!). But he loves them, I had two when we moved in but one passed away a few months ago and we recently added three, including a runaway who I cna't seem to find the owner for. Glad he decided to suck it up, lol.

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      Mishael Austin Witty 5 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      LOL. I had to read this when I saw the title.

      I'm apparently not as bad as I could be, and a little less "crazy cat lady" now that I have two kids.

      When my husband and I first started dating, he told me that his mom couldn't have a cat anymore because she married a man who couldn't stand cats. I told him then, in no uncertain terms, that I loved my cat, and if he had a problem with that, he would have to find himself another girl. I wasn't giving up my cat.

      Well, he didn't have a problem with it, and now we have two cats - and two girls who also love the cats. :-)