You do not consider an outfit complete without some cat hair.
You accidentally put your child's dinner plate on the floor.
You apologize when you step on a fuzzy cat toy in the dark.
You refer to your cat as your furry child.
Your parents wind up with a four-footed, furry "grandchild."
You accidentally call your spouse by your cat's name!
You call home and leave a message on the answering machine for your cat.
You and kitty have matching outfits.
You never go to the door unless it's to let a cat out.
Your favorite friends have fleas.
You think cat fur makes a wonderful garnish to any meal.
You own 17 varieties of kitty-nail-clippers.
You are lost for conversation with non-cat people.
You meow so well, you confuse the cats.
You bore the neighbors with discussions on the exact nutritional differences between cat foods
90 percent of your Internet connection time goes to the cats (seeing what's
All dates must pass your cat's inspection
All kinds of things around the house are in need of repair, but the injured
All of your charitable donations go to cat-related and humane society
All of your clothes have cat hair on them, even when they come back from the
All of your furniture came to you second hand or via curbside discard, but
All your social activities revolve around other cat people Your voice is
Any conversation you're having is effortlessly directed back to the topic of
Anyone can look at your (pick all that apply) --- T-shirt - sweatshirt -
At least three of your five weeks vacation are scheduled around grooming,
Books and movies are ruined for you if the cat references are incorrect.
Call long distance and talk with your cat.
Complete strangers call you on the phone to ask questions because they heard
Cut your vacations to 3 day weekends only.
Every gift you ever get has something to do with cats
If you are cold, you put a sweater on your cat.
Kiss your cat more than 10 times per greeting.
You are on an email list with other cat people and each
Lintwheels are on your shopping list every week.
More than half your grocery money goes to cat food and treats
Most of your social life is with other cat people.
Most of your vacation pictures are of cats around the world.
No matter how large your bed is, it is not large enough for you and your
On your 1040 form all your charitable donations are to Humane Societies,
One of your vet files is labeled "Other"
Onlookers grimace at the sight of you sharing your sandwich with your cat, bite for bite
Order 250 Xmas photos of just the cat, no family in photos.
Order 5x7 photos of the kids and order 16x20 pictures of your cat.
Overnight guests (who share your bed) are offended by having to sleep with
Poop has become a source of conversation for you and your significant other.
Relative solidity of cat excrement is a suitable topic for discussion in mixed company.
You get birthday cards for each of your cats from family, friends, and the vet. (Bonus if you keep them on the refrigerator for more
The family's eye doctor is located in town, but the cat's ophthalmologist is
The first question you ask when on a date is: "So, do you like animals?"
The guardians of your cats will receive a larger amount of insurance policy money than will all other members of your family, combined.
The highlight of your day is spending time with your cat.
The instructions to the cat kennel/sitter are longer than the instructions to the
The largest display of collectibles in the house is cat stuff -- plates, photos, cards, etc.
The most exciting times on vacations, no matter where in the world you go, is when you get to pet a cat (a "feline fix").
The only (or at least first) forum you log onto is the animal forum
The only thing your friends, colleagues, and passing acquaintances say to you when they see you is, "How are the cats?" or "How many cats do you have
The part of your will dealing with your cats is longer than any other part.
The thought of changing a baby's diaper makes you swoon, but you can pick up cat poop barehanded, if necessary, without batting an eye
The whereabouts of all your important legal and personal documents escapes you, yet you know precisely where to locate the file that includes all the
When you need someone to talk to, your cat is your first choice.
While proudly showing off your family album, your guest asks, "Isn't there anyone else in your family besides the cat?"
You and the cat come down with something like flu on the same day. Your cat sees the vet while you settle for an over-the-counter remedy from the drugstore.
You and your family haven't had your annual check up in two years, but the cats are all medically up to date
You are unbelievably pleased to receive a cat item (any cat item) as a gift --especially from a "non-cat" friend. (They really cared even if it's
You avoid vacuuming the house as long as possible because your cat is afraid of the vacuum cleaner.
You become paranoid about keeping ID on your cat at all times (collar, tags, microchip, etc...), but don't bother to carry any ID yourself.
You become the family cat kennel/sitter for all your relatives
You believe every cat is a lap cat.
You believe it is your duty to talk to, pat, and even feed every cat in the neighborhood. You know their names.
You break down and buy another pillow so you can have one to sleep on
You buy a bigger bed that will comfortably sleep six
You buy premium quality cat kibble for your cat, but live on take-out, frozen pizza, and blue-box macaroni and cheese yourself.
You can only remember people by associating them with their cat
You can't fully enjoy yourself without your cat.
You carry pictures of your cat in your wallet instead of pictures of your parents, siblings, significant other, or anyone else remotely human.
You celebrate cat events (new cat, cat birthday, etc.) by throwing catered parties with lots of people--but you ignore your
You change jobs so you can spend more time with the cats.
You describe your children as having temperaments rather than personalities
You don't go to happy hours with co-workers any more because you need to go home and see your cat.
You don't mind it when you find cat hair in the sink, tub, embedded in the carpet or your clothes, or mixed in your food. (Take an extra point if you
You don't think twice about sitting on the floor because both the couch and the chair are completely cat full
You don't think twice about trading licks of an ice cream cone with your cat.
You hang around the cat section of your local bookstore.
You hate posing for pictures unless you're with your cat.
You have 32 different names for your cat. Most make no sense, but the cat understands them all.
You have a bad day and decide that your cat is the best "person" to talk it over with.
You have extra cat collars on the walls, grooming tools on the
You have hundreds of pictures of your cats on your desk at work, in your wallet, etc., but none of your family or yourself.
You have kiddie gates permanently installed at strategic locations in the house--but no kids.
You have little songs that you sing to your cat.
You have no reservations about kissing your cat on the lips, even when you know where his lips have been.
You have three Home Pages -- all of them dealing with your cats, your friends' cats, your cats' friends, etc.
You have your cat talk to your friends on the phone.
You justify the addition of a significant other in your life so you can have someone around to pet sit when you go away on business travel.
You keep an extra water dish in your second-floor bedroom, in case your cat gets thirsty at night (after all, her other dish is way down on the first
You keep eating even after finding a cat hair in your pasta.
You keep license tags from cats that have passed away.
You know more about feline nutrition than human nutrition (and it shows).
You lecture people on responsible cat ownership.
You let the neighbor's cat sleep over.
You like people who like your cat. You despise people who don't.
You match your furniture/carpet/clothes to your cat.
You meet other people with cats, and remember their cat's call name after 30 seconds, but don't get the owner's name until you've met them 2 or 3
You give your cat your last name.
You never think about how much money you spend on the cats (or how much debt you could reduce by not having them around).
You often claim that it was love at first sight with you and your cat.
You put an extra blanket on the bed so your cat can be comfortable.
You refer to yourselves as Mommy and Daddy.
You send out especially-made holiday cards that feature you and the cats
You shovel a zig-zag path in the back yard snow so your cat can reach all her favorite spots.
You sign and send birthday/anniversary/Christmas cards from your cat.
You sit on the floor if the cat got in the chair first.
You snuggle closer to the cat than the person with whom you are sleeping
You spend more time and effort grooming your cat than yourself. (And it shows--your cat gets more compliments than you do.)
You spend more time on the computer dealing with "cat stuff" than "other stuff"
You take bereavement leave when you cat dies.
You talk about your cat the way other people talk about their kid.
You use kennel disinfectant in the house.
You wake in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and your feet hit
You'd rather stay home on Saturday night and cuddle your cat than go to the movies with your sweetie.
You'll buy anything with your cat's breed on it.
Your "Welcome" sign has a cat on it.
Your bedspread doesn't have to coordinate with the bedroom, as it's always
Your carpeting matches the color of your cat - purposely
Your children (wife, husband, etc.) Complain that you always take more
Half your laundry is cat blankets, sheets, and beds. (Bonus: Your cat was
Your cookie jar has never seen the likes of people cookies
Your desk proudly displays your cat family
Your cat brings a dead mouse/bird/ into the kitchen and generously gives
Your cat decides he doesn't like someone and you tend to agree
Your cat does something wonderfully cute, and you call your friends to tell
Your cat eats cat poop, but you still let her kiss you (but not immediately
Your cat gets his teeth brushed daily, scaled weekly, and dental cleaning at
Your cat gets regular checkups every 6 months, but you've lived in the state
Your cat gets sick and you sleep next to him in a sleeping bag in the
Your cat has the best birthday party over and above any kid in the entire
Your cat is getting old and arthritic, so you go buy lumber and build her a
Your cat is the star of your Website!
Your cat sleeps with you.
Your cats eat only the most nutritionally sound food, while your favorite
Your cats have their own Christmas card and gift list -- and they receive
Your e-mail address includes your cat's name.
Your friends know which chair not to sit in
Your license plate, license-plate frame, or bumper sticker mentions your cat or breed.
Your medications are available at the drug store down the block, but your cat's medication has to be ordered from and shipped by a specialist.
Your mom calls and asks how the grandcats are
Your Mother's Day (birthday, anniversary, etc.) present is a kitten.
Your parents give up on grandchildren and start to refer to your cats as
Your parents refer to your pet as their grandcat, remember her birthday, and
Your personal library is heavy on cat books.
Your photo Christmas cards feature your cats (humans optional).
Your spouse issues the ultimatum: "It's them or me!" and you have no problem
Your trunk has an emergency food kit for any strays you might come across
Your vet and grooming bills exceed your rent.
Your vet, back-up vet, emergency vet clinic are all programmed speed dials on your telephone.
Your vet's office number is the first one on your speed dial list, his home is number two
You're more familiar with cat laws than you are with people laws
You're willing to pet sit, but not baby sit for friends.
You've conducted a taste test for cat food by buying multiple brands of
You've considered moving into the kennel since it's cleaner than your house.
You've had long meaningful discussions with your friends on the best way to
You've memorized the vet's phone number. (Bonus points if you have his home
You think it's cute when your cat swings on your drapes or licks your butter
You don't admit to non-cat owners how many cats you really have
You sleep in the same position all night because it annoys your cats when you move
You feed your cat tidbits from the table with your fork
Your cat sleep on your head
You have more than four opened but rejected cans of cat food in the refrigerator
You watch bad TV because the cat is sleeping on the remote
You give your cat presents and a stocking at Christmas
You put off making the bed until the cat gets up