1. Let's get this straight right away: Cats are not rude and aloof. alyseesyla1 / Via imgur.com 2. When they love you, they have absolutely no problem showing it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Dustyblue / Via imgur.com 3. They're perfectly content to spend a lazy morning cuddling while you read the paper. Montastic / Via reddit.com 4. Or to enjoy a nice autumn afternoon outside together. Twitter: @abby_corriveau 5. In fact, they can get a little obsessed. http://imgur.com/gallery/12gJV 6. You'll find yourself thinking, I wish someone would look at me the way my cat does. annamals / Via imgur.com 7. Even when they get a little kneady... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF butterfold / Via instagram.com 8. There's nothing better than a good kitty hug. Andynym / Via reddit.com 9. No matter which part of you they hug. StatuesqueSasquatch / Via reddit.com 10. Sure, sometimes their love gets in the way of your work... BScottyT / Via reddit.com 11. ...but other times, they actually want to help. jchristena / Via reddit.com 12. Cats just want to be close to the humans they adore. Liths / Via imgur.com 13. And the idea that they don't know how to show affection is, frankly, ridiculous. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Launchpad / Via youtube.com 14. This is not the face of a cat who doesn't care. Kalliopita / Via reddit.com 15. It's the face of a cat who cares about their human SO MUCH. elshai / Via imgur.com 16. When a cat loves you, they love you forever. reddit.com 17. And there's really no better feeling. imgur.com 18. We ❤️ you too, kitties. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF amsify / Via imgur.com 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! If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up for BuzzFeed's "This Week in Cats" newsletter!