why do we love cats so much

Why Do We Love Cats So Much? Is there any doubt that cats are awesome? We love cats, and being
Mashable and all, we know a thing or two about them. But is it even possible to put our feelings about cats into infographic form? You be the judge. Undaunted by such a Herculean task, we bring you this comprehensive look at the cats we've loved throughout history and even take a stab at psychoanalyzing them. And you know what else? Cats love us back. There's even a scientific study that suggests that see the infographic for details. And even though other animals attempt to make inroads into the cats' domination of the online world (we're looking at you, ), we are confident cats will keep their place on the throne of the Interweb memes for a long time to come.

Before we start waxing poetic about kittens, peruse this infographic that was generously provided to us by, and then let us know in the comments why you think there's such a widespread fixation on these little furry pointy-eared mammals that we can't help but love. Photo via, Topics:, Move over dogs. Humans have found their new best friend and it comes in a cat shaped package. 1.

Your phone has more cat selfies than anything else. 2. You have conversations with your cat and reply to their meows as if you know exactly what they were saying. 3. You miss them all the time when you are away. 4. And wonder if they miss you too. Of course they miss you. 5. You spend more time/money/effort finding presents for them than for your family and friends. 6. You get more worried about leaving your cat while you are on holiday, than leaving your house. 7. You sign off birthday/Christmas cards with their signature paw-o-graph.

Of course they would do it themselves if they could write. 8. You have to stop yourself from talking about them at every opportunity. 9. And when you aren t talking about them, you are showing everyone another picture/video of their latest trick. 10. All your friends are talking about future hypothetical children, and you are thinking about hypothetical cats. 11. Nothing makes you smile more than coming home from work to see them sitting at the window waiting for you. 12. You don t understand why people class you as a crazy cat lady. You have clearly found your cat-soulmate and they are just jealous. 13.

You feel more comfortable going around someone s house when you can spend all your time stroking their cat. 14. Then wonder if your cat is going to smell another cat on you, and get cat-envy. 15. If given the chance to go out, or stay on your sofaPwith your cat the choice is pretty obvious. 16. You instantly dislike anyone who doesn t share the same love of cats as you do. 17. Relationships couldn t happen if your OH doesn t like your fur-baby. 18. Everything your cat does is just cute.

They can do no wrong. 19. You share food with your cat. 20. You refuse to move your kitty even if it s exactly where you need to be, because they look so cute asleep. 21. If something has anything cat-related on it, you have to buy it. yep, this cat too (Picture: Getty) 22. Your lunch breaks are spent watching cat videos on YouTube and missing your fluff-ball. 23. You get distracted if you see a cute cat on the street. 24. And automatically want to take it home. 25. You think at least 10 times a day that life would be so much easier if you were a cat too. MORE: MORE: