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Do you know that cats really do control you?

Asked by tinyfaery (43457points) July 14th, 2009


Maybe cats really are a higher being. We all know they live like gods.

What do you think?

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kevbo's avatar


casheroo's avatar

I believe it.
My cat got me to dump an entire bag into his bowl just by talking to me. He knows my weak spot, and that’s giving me lots of snuggles and talking up a storm to me. plus he’s the handsomest cat in the world.

tiffyandthewall's avatar

i agree with your last topic. (;

PandoraBoxx's avatar

I read that article! I am a slave to mine!

ekans's avatar

My family always knew that the real masters of our house were the cats. This just confirms our status as loyal servants to our feline overlords.

Darwin's avatar

If the cats are in charge, why did I have to euthanize Franklin the Blue-Eyed Wonder Cat yesterday?

tinyfaery's avatar

:( So sorry.

Darwin's avatar

I miss him

tinyfaery's avatar

Now I’m all teary. Do you have another pet to keep you company?

Darwin's avatar

Yes, but he was the one who slept on my chest every night.

casheroo's avatar

I’m so sorry Darwin :(

bcstrummer's avatar

As long as you fight them every once in a while, your good

Lovey_Howell's avatar

What are you trying to say? That my cat controls me? That’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard! one sec, my cat wants fresh water I don’t understand how you could possibly say such a thing, it’s the most unfounded statement I’ve seen here. one moment my cat would like some attention When people say crazy things like that I worry for our future. I mean seriously, where did you get this preposterous idea? brb gotta clean the kitty litter And another thing nobody controls me. ...I’ll write more later, my cat needs to check her email. I’m not nearly done here !

to cat :“I’m getting off the computer, geez…”

mally03's avatar

My cat wont let me answer that question.

DrBill's avatar

Dogs have Masters….

Cats have staff…..

Darwin's avatar

My cats do not control me. I just choose to do what they want.

I think I choose, anyway.

Well, it’s just so much easier to do what they want and avoid the whole revenge poop thing.

Garebo's avatar

They definitely can control my sleep pattern, especially when they somehow manage to climb behind the open dresser drawer and make lots of racket, or climbing and clanging bottles on my wife’s dresser at 4 am. The other one is especially in tune to when I am about to go into deep sleep, that’s when she likes to leap her rotund self onto the mattress thus startling me. The other devilish one, occasionally prefers to sink her claws into my exposed toes to tell me that she must go outside “now”.

Yarin's avatar

As a cat I have to say that you humans are easy to manipulate all it take is some high pitched mewing and we’ve got you.

Strauss's avatar

@darwin You had to do it because you loved (and probably still do!) that wonder-cat!

I once heard that when you feed a dog (s)he thinks you’re god, providing for her/his survival. When you feed a cat, (s)he knows (s)he’s god and you’re paying homage.
Here’s something cute I found about the subject

Darwin's avatar

@Yetanotheruser Yes, he will forever be loved.

A long time ago I figured out having a dog takes almost as much energy as having a boyfriend or a husband. But they are never in a bad mood.

FujiokaHaruhi192's avatar

Hmmm….that’s rather interesting….I don’t think that they are all like that though. Unfortunately I did not read the article so I can’t really say much, but I love my cats, but I do feel now that you mention it, that they know how to play on your guilt. They make you feel sorry for them and obligated to feed them and give them what they want. Makes you wonder doesn’t it. I’m not 100% sure on this one. Interesting thought…

ekans's avatar

There is a saying that I heard in relation to this topic;
Dogs have owners, cats have staff.

DrBill's avatar

Think I just said that

ekans's avatar

@DrBill Sorry, didn’t see that. That’s what I get for not reading all of the posts.

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