So, even if your relationship hits a rocky point, don’t be afraid that she will just give up and run away. First of all, define "cat lady." Does one cat = cat lady? Does joking about being a cat lady à la sparkling, outgoing multimillionaire Taylor Swift automatically make one a cat lady? Only instead of leaning on each other to survive the vast Alaskan wilderness, they're sitting on the couch together on Saturday night watching .5. She may be a little more antisocial than other women you've dated. Cats just prize sleeping over most other activities, which is perfectly respectable.16. So don't act like her cat is just some lump of fur that lies on the futon all day.8. Never, ever comment on how she spends too much money on the "fancy" cat food. There's a pretty good chance she comes from a family of cat people. 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. Because, let's face it, cats are often more emotionally intelligent than men. And they have personalities like any other smart animal does.
That’s a real text I received from a guy I never even went on a date with. We met at a bar where we spent the entire night dancing and making out.It was hardly a date at all and we went our separate ways at the end of the night. I had a great night with what I thought was a new group of friends and I was looking forward to hanging out with them again.I thought Al was cute and all but since we had yet to go on a date, I was happy to just be friends with him.After all, even ‘cat ladies’ have difficulties with their pets.Cats can wake you up at night, puke all over the floors or bring you a dead “present”. 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. Not like the old hag who sits in front of your local Shop Rite with aluminum foil on her head.3.A possibility that has become a reality for her, being unmarried all her life. Long gone are the days of when you needed to get married in order to ensure financial stability.You’re no longer a failure to your family if you decide to not tie the knot.And their cats are not just pets but their best friends.Will’s (talented photographer based in Brooklyn) project that shows how gorgeous the ‘cat ladies’ really are.