“You can’t be as spontaneous with a dog woman," he explained. He seemed smart and unusually self-aware for a 31-year-old guy, and his social skills were off the chain.But he seemed to only tolerate, not love, cats (he never asked my cat’s name or wanted to see a photo, for instance).I show pictures because they’re cute enough to be cat models. ) I talk tomy cats because they talk (or meow) back.I’m not their companion or roommate; I’m their mother. They follow me around the apartment, drink from my water glass even if it’s next to their own, attempt to eat my food, lick my hand in gratitude while being pet, wait for me at the front door when they hear me walking up the stairs and sleep with me at night. Women are held to a different standard than men, and cats to a different standard than dogs.Because, let's face it, cats are often more emotionally intelligent than men. And they have personalities like any other smart animal does. So don't act like her cat is just some lump of fur that lies on the futon all day.8.
An "I got home and told my cat about my day" bond.6. In other words, don't pretend you're allergic if you just don't like when the girl you're dating has a cat.14. Seeing the guy you're dating pick up and cuddle your cat gives you the same (or more intense) feeling as when you see him hold a baby.17. On the bright side, if you do, she will learn early that you are a regulation schmuck and won't want you around her cat.4. The relationship between a girl and her cat is like the one between a man and his dog in a Jack London story. Cats aren't "ungrateful" or "mean" just because they don't bolt up to you when you walk in the door and act all needy. But I can't tell you because we cat ladies all sign a nondisclosure agreement. If you liked her before you knew she had a cat, there's no reason to assume anything about her once you've learned she has one.During the Inquisition, the Catholic Church published a guidebook for identifying and burning witches (women) and the cats they kept.Propagandists in the anti-suffrage movement used postcards of cats dressed like suffragettes to portray female activists as incompetent and unfit for the political arena.