Why Is The Internet So Obsessed With Cats?

Browsed Facebook or Instagram lately? They’re awash in cats. Big or small, grumpy or sleepy, the interwebs just can’t seem to get enough of these cuddly creatures. In fact, if an alien race was monitoring social media to learn more about us, they’d probably think cats were just as dominant as humans!

So what’s the deal? Why do we love cats so much? Despite the jokes and internet memes, the truth is that cats have been our friends and alarm clocks for thousands of years. It’s likely that we see a lot of ourselves in cats, as their body language and attitudes give us a clue to what’s going on inside their head. Just like us, cats can be snobby, needy, hyper, and destructive…sometimes all in the same day!

Cats’ curiosity gets them into all kinds of predicaments, many of which they can’t get out of without help! Unlike dogs, they don’t try quite so hard to please, and everyone knows that humans can’t resist someone who plays hard to get.

Are cats really a way for us to explore our own personalities or are we just suckers for a fuzzy little face? You be the judge.

Why Do We Love Cats So Much?

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135 comments

Susan T.
Susan T3 years ago

Cats are so cat-like. They are kinda low maintenance, like don't have to walk them...I just chase mine around the house, clean the litter box 1-2 times a day and listen to them purr. brush, trim nails, pet, feed, pet. love my cats!

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Susan Duncan
Susan Duncan3 years ago

Cats are incredible companions. Like people, dogs and every other species, each cat is an individual with unique personality traits and quirks, all are miniature works of art. As a lifelong cat lover, why do I love cats so very much....? Let me count the ways -- can't, not nearly enough room....

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Melania Padilla
Melania Padilla3 years ago

´cause they are so awesome!!! I could not live without cats

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Ekeim Teeuwisse
Ekeim Teeuwisse4 years ago

let's just accept it - they rule us :)

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Stephanie Chu
Stephanie Chu4 years ago

Because they are so cute and so entertaining. And can give you a big smiling face.

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Natasha Salgado
Past Member 4 years ago

Cats are simply Purrrrrfect ! Not only are they beautiful but they're affectionate-playful and so soft. I adore them so much that I have 10! And each time I come home---they're all waiting 4 me at the door to purr out a hello...and how can one not love their crazy affection 4 the silliest things like boxes and bags...thanks

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Carrie-Anne Brown

thanks for sharing :)

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Debbie Miller
Debbie Miller4 years ago

Cats are just way cool! ..and rarely boring! Thanks be to God for cats!

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Elke Henke
Past Member 4 years ago

it's all for laugh ;-)

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Luna Starr
luna starr4 years ago

i love cats i am a cat person

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