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    Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Aug 12, 2016

    27 Things Dog People Don't Understand About Cats

    Sure, you can't make a cat sit, but sometimes a cat chooses to sit on you.

    1. Cats are not soulless creatures – you can have a meaningful relationship with a cat.

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    Cats can love and cats can hate.

    2. But also, cats won't automatically love you – you have to work at your relationship with your cat.

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    Cats need time to build trust; they are wary of new things and people. Let them into your heart.

    3. You cannot train a cat, because a cat will just do whatever a cat wants.

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    You can suggest things nicely to your cat, but there's pretty much a 50/50 chance that they'll do what you want.

    4. Cats are true wild animals that choose to live with us.

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    Outdoor cats could just leave home and a lot of them would probably do pretty well fending for themselves, but no. Because they love us, and cat food, and radiators, they stay.

    5. But that is the beauty of cats: because when they choose to sit on you, you know it is their choice, and it is the greatest honour.

    6. There is no greater feeling than when a cat lets you hold their precious lil' hand.

    7. Cats are independent beings with their own lives and plans.

    8. But sometimes they are like needy children and all they want is love from you.

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    Or sometimes they just want food at 5am???

    9. Cats want to talk with us – they just can't because their lil' mouths don't work that way.

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    Their choice of conversation topics do leave something to be desired, though.

    10. Also, cats are hilarious.

    11. Cats are obsessed with some weird things, like boxes.

    12. And they are always very interested when you try to change the sheets.

    13. They also go absolutely crazy for laser pointers.

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    Which means you can now play with your cat without getting off the sofa.

    14. Also, every cat has that one weird thing they go crazy for that other cats are chill about, like cake.

    15. For others, it's more bottle caps.

    16. Or fridges.

    17. Just like you, cats love to sit on the sofa and watch TV.

    18. Cats also really like to sleep.

    19. They're just super chill and also have the ability to sleep absolutely anywhere.

    20. But also cats can see ghosts.

    21. They are the softest things in the world.

    22. Sure, cats are sometimes absolute dicks.

    23. And they can be a little hard to understand at times.

    24. And sometimes they just bite you for no reason.

    25. But that just makes it all the more special when they shower you with affection.

    26. Because cats don't look up to us: They see us as their equal.

    27. And there is no better feeling than being your cat's favourite human.

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