Buzz·Posted on Aug 13, 2015The 25 Struggles Every Catless Cat Person Will UnderstandOne day you will have one, until then, your life goal is to play with everyone else's.by Alex FinnisBuzzFeed Staff, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You're a cat person through and through – you have basically dedicated your life to loving cats. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 2. But for some cruel reason, you don't actually own one. imgur.com 😿 😿 😿 3. It might be because your landlord doesn't allow pets. imgur.com Because your landlord is heartless and doesn't understand love. 4. Maybe you live with someone who's allergic. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com 5. Or maybe you know you're just not capable of that kind of commitment right now. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Because let's face it, most of the time looking after yourself is hard enough. 6. Whatever it is, the fact that you don't have your own cat to shower with love every day hurts your heart. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com So you try to get around it by any means possible. 7. Whenever you go outside, you are constantly on the look out for cats to stroke. instagram.com 8. You don't care that you look stupid crouched down in the middle of the street with your hand outstretched, making that weird noise with your mouth. imgur.com You know the one. 9. And it genuinely pains you when they look scared and run away. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Because you believe you and cats share a natural bond. 10. You recognise all the cats that live near your house, and have also made friends with them. View this image on Imgur 11. Pubs with cats are the best pubs. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 12. And if you have a friend with a cat, you will find any excuse to go and visit them*. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com *Their cat. 13. Day-to-day, you have to satiate your need for cats by staring at them on the internet. favim.com 14. Whether that's by trawling through #CatsOfInstagram. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Not forgetting #kittensofinstagram of course. 15. Or by scrolling through websites like Gumtree or Petfinder looking at cats you could actually own. gumtree.com You've fallen in love with so many cats you know you'll never get to actually meet. 😿 16. You know all your favourite breeds, and exactly which you'll get when you do one day get a cat. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Because it has to happen eventually. 17. You probably even have a list of names picked out – like normal people have for their kids. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Baby cats >>> baby humans. 18. You're torn between wanting a tiny kitten who you can raise as your forever friend. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 19. And an older cat who needs a home and just wants to be loved. preloved.co.uk 20. Your idea of a great day out is going to a cat rescue centre and petting all the poor kitties. i.imgur.com But it would take so much restraint to come back without one in your arms. 21. You've come so close to caving and just going out and getting your dream cat. goodpixgallery.com But right now, you know you can't. 22. There are just too many reasons why it wouldn't be fair. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 23. You need to be completely ready – they can be expensive to keep and you need to have the perfect place to live. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF gifsoup.com Because your cat will only be allowed the very best. 24. You couldn't risk getting a cat and then having to give it away for some reason – you will be together forever. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 25. And then, finally, you will be truly happy. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Because who can't be happy all the time when they've got a fluffy cat in their arms? Can’t get enough cats? Sign up for BuzzFeed’s “This Week in Cats” newsletter and you’ll get all the cutest kitty news every Friday!