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    17 Photos That Prove Humans Don't Own Cats, They Own Us

    Moving a resting cat is a crime in all 50 states.

    1. If you're the proud parent of a cat, then you already know what I'm going to talk to you about.

    Cat found new place, I am that new place from thisismylifenow

    2. You're sitting/lying there, living your life, when your cat child thinks to themselves, "You know what? I'm gonna hold my human hostage today."

    Personal space? Nope.. I'm a cat pillow lol from aww

    3. So they crawl onto your lap/face/shoulder/anywhere they can, use you as their personal heater, and begin to doze off into what seems like the deepest sleep ever.

    I've been taken hostage by a little heart from cathostage

    4. Hell, sometimes they're not even asleep. They just want you to know that you are in fact their human pillow.

    The cats decided that it was NOT time to go to bed and instead my SO had to stay on the couch with them. from cathostage

    5. Is moving an option? Well, it depends — are you a MONSTER?

    Twitter: @rstevens

    6. I'm gonna guess you're not, so chances are this is your life now.

    If there had been a fire I would have died before getting up from cathostage

    7. You never thought that this is how you would die, but you only hope that someone brings you snacks and water.

    Working from home, would really like another cup of coffee so I don’t fall asleep with him. from cathostage

    8. Your kidneys will begin screaming for relief eventually, but even they can't budge for a sleeping cat.

    Send help, I’ve had to use the bathroom for 2 hours 😩 from cathostage

    9. Moving them is simply not an option, so you roll with it and begin to power through the pain.

    This is why people think I’m a late riser. I wake up early. I just can’t leave the bed. from cathostage

    10. You hope this is just a short power nap, but a half hour passes, and they're still asleep. How are your limbs THIS comfortable for them?

    Is may hand even mine now? from cathostage

    11. You might as well clear your calendar because literally nothing else is getting done today.

    Trying to work... Send help plz. from cathostage

    12. Parts of your body then begin to go numb from staying so still, and you accept your new reality.

    My 71-year-old grandfather and his cat, Stella. He calls this "feline paralysis" where he can't move because of the cat. from aww

    13. Maybe this has been your life's purpose all along?

    My cat learned that the alarm sound means I wake up, and she snuggles on my chest right after. I've been setting my alarm 30 minutes early every day to give her more happy time. from aww

    14. If you're lucky, you'll have one free hand to document the evidence and call for help.

    My cat fell asleep on my face and is drooling on me...lol

    Twitter: @TVCarpio1

    15. Other people will say "aww" to your pet when you share your photo and cry for help online.

    Both of them fell asleep on me. Send help. I need to pee. from cathostage

    16. But where is the "aww" for you, the one who is eternally trapped?

    Every night, she'll meows at us until we hold her like this. from aww

    17. A cat at rest is simultaneously the cutest and deadliest thing to ever happen to cat parents, but there is no higher purpose in life than to be the cat bed you were always destined to be.

    My arm fell asleep because I didn’t want to disturb his derpy dreams from AnimalsBeingDerps

    H/T r/CatHostage and r/aww

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