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12 Reasons Why Looking At Cats Online Is Better Than Owning One

I love looking at adorable cat photos as much as the next guy, but I am not rushing out to get one.

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I think everyone agrees that browsing the web for adorable cat photos is a fun way to waste time at school or work.

This online enjoyment might even inspire you to consider getting a cat of your own...

...and this list exists to make you think twice.

1. Owning a cat means owning a litter box.

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Do you want this putrid germ-zone to engulf your senses every single day?

2. Cats shed. A alot.

All of your things will be covered in cat hair. It is inevitable.
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All of your things will be covered in cat hair. It is inevitable.

3. Meaning you will always have cat hair on your clothes. Always.

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Do you want that? NO!

4. They can be REALLY scary.

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The cat you are foolishly considering is most likely evil. Most are.

5. Your friends/family might be allergic.

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No more visits! (Wait...could that be a good thing?)

6. They will throw-up/poop on your stuff.

That cat did not throw up in its mouth. It threw up on your new Ron Paul t-shirt. Not cool cat, not cool.
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That cat did not throw up in its mouth. It threw up on your new Ron Paul t-shirt. Not cool cat, not cool.

7. They drink out of your glass when you're not looking.

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Have you ever felt a cat tongue? You don't want that in your water.

8. Cats are active at night.

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Meaning they will meow ALL NIGHT LONG. "The human is sleeping. I should be as loud as possible so they wake up" - Every cat after midnight.

9. If you manage to sleep through the night, they will be ready for you at the crack of dawn.

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I know this GIF seems cute, but it is not cute when the sleeping person is you.

10. Cats are attention whores.

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Oh you have a paper due? Big report coming up for work? That is not important, pay attention to me.

11. Except for when you want to give them attention.

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You want to pay attention to me? No way, Jose. I'm outta here!

12. And most importantly, owning a cat might annoy your dog.

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And you wouldn't want that, would you?

Stick to the web, wannabe cat owners.

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