Skip To Content

    19 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up With Cats

    "Mum, put the cat on the phone."

    1. Growing up you were always desperate to cuddle the cat, even if it had other ideas.

    2. You definitely have at least one scar from when you went in for a cuddle and kitty wasn't feeling it.

    3. You know that you always have to be wary when you have exposed toes.

    4. Whenever you meet a cat in the street you think it's rude if you don't stop to say hello.

    5. You know that a family photo isn't complete unless it includes all the cats.

    6. Lie ins weren't a thing in your house.

    7. You know that "I can't make my bed the cat's in it" is a legitimate excuse.

    8. You assume every spooky noise is just a cat knocking something over at the other end of the house.

    9. You know never to leave food unattended around cats.

    10. It was just accepted in your house that no piece of furniture would stay looking new for long.

    11. You know that despite cats being quite small, they are perfectly capable of taking up the whole bed.

    12. When you go away sometimes you miss your cat more than your family.

    13. When a cat takes your seat and you just can't quite bare to make it move.

    14. You think talking to a cat is totally normal.

    15. You got used to having absolutely no personal space.

    16. You lost hair ties at 10 times the rate of non-cat people.

    17. Your house didn't always smell completely fresh.

    18. All of your clothes were always covered in cat hair.

    19. You will always be a cat person.