Jun 19, 2016 by


Living with a cat for the first time, you quickly pick up on its behavioral quirks, many of which are common among other cats. What you soon find out is that cats aren’t Republican. Here are 12 reasons why not:1. Cats are curious about what you do in your bedroom, but they don’t try to legislate away your freedom to do it.

2. Cats may take away your cushion, but they’ll give it back to you with a gentle push.

3. Cats give you attention and sympathy when you’re sick.

4. Females are treated with importance in the cat world.

5. Cats make use of solar power, often all day long.

6. Cats lick their own problems and take care of other cats too.

7. Cats don’t blame black and brown cats for their troubles.

8. Cats know how to ration their resources.

9. Fat cats are not at the top of the cat hierarchy, are not cat role models, and have more trouble surviving and thriving, not less.

10. While Republicans blindly follow authority, it is said that getting Democrats to act in unison is like herding cats.

11. Cats don’t foul their own nest.

12. Cats are popular and well-liked on the Internet and elsewhere.

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[Originally published at Messaging Matters. Copyright 2014 — All rights reserved]

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    13. Cats will judge you on how you treat them, not on your social status

    14. If a cat thinks you have problems hunting, they will try to teach you by bringing an example of what to hunt so you can finish the kill and learn, they won’t give you a lecture on why you not knowing how to hunt is a sign you have a deficient character who was raised poorly and that helping those who can’t or don’t know how to hunt will ruin the country.

    15. A cat won’t judge you for wanting to relax instead of working all the time unless this directly effects the cat.

    16. Cats are able to compromise on matters affecting a shared living space.

    17. If you’re loud and pushy a cat won’t regard you as being something to emulate, they will regard you as rude and scary.

    18 Cats don’t advocate for mandatory minimums for catnip sale.

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