Do you find you like other cat people better than other people in general?

United States
July 9, 2007 9:31pm CST
I do. I always have more to talk about with them, and I always enjoy their cat stories as well. I can't relate to people who don't like animals, and in general, don't like talking to them as well. How about you?
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@Katlady2 (9920)
• United States
10 Jul 07
I am the same way, although hubby swears that I can strike up a conversation with the telephone operator! LOL It's just easier for me to get into discussions with people that love cats as much as I do. People who don't like animals, to me, are just not as much fun to be around....I find that I don't have anything in common with them.
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• United States
10 Jul 07
I feel the same way, that is how I choose my friends at work. If they like cats, or dogs, I tend to like them better than those that don't. We have one manager there, that when I went to work there, 7 1/2 years ago, that literally hated cats and dogs. I think I shamed her so many times, that now, she has a dog, and loves it like a kid, and she doesn't threaten to run over the stray cats anymore, and actually let me bring one in and feed one day, and then, of course, I brought it home with me. I like her a little better now, at first, I didn't like her at all. I guess my goodness rubbed off on her to some degree.
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@Katlady2 (9920)
• United States
10 Jul 07
You go girl! Of course it helps that dogs and kitties have this wonderful knack for giving the big sad eyes to win people over to their side. LOL
• United States
10 Jul 07
Yes, those sad eyes, they can certainly knock my sox off. lol
@rosie_123 (6118)
10 Jul 07
Oh I agree with you completely Brenda - I am the same. When I was a child my Mother always used to say that she could never trust a person who didn't like animals - because if a person could look into the trusting eyes of a dog or cat and not feel some gentle and affectionate emotion, then they were a very hard person and not worth her time. I love to hear other peoples' cat stories too, and I find that I have much more in commn with people who keep pets. I have no respect at all for people who are cruel to cats or animals in general - so why should I want to spend time talking to people I have no respect for?
@rosie_123 (6118)
11 Jul 07
Yes I hate them too. I totally despise anyone who can hurt an innocent animal - there is no need for it - especially when there are so many charities and organisations that will help people if they can't afford to keep their pets. I'm glad at least one kitten has been saved. And yes - my Mother was indeed a very wise lady - she passed away when I was quite young, but her wisowm and teachings will always be with me.
• United States
12 Jul 07
It's too bad that all mothers don't teach their children to treat animals with kindness. There wouldn't be so many sad stories of animal abuse. Take care.
@blackbriar (9080)
• United States
10 Jul 07
I relate much easier to ppl who have animals for the same reason. Never run out of stuff to talk about. lol I hate politics and sports and don't follow them at all so talking to me about that stuff is like talking to a brick wall.
• United States
10 Jul 07
I don't like politics and sports either, so I can't relate to that either. Get me started talking about my cats, and I can talk for hours. lol
• United States
10 Jul 07
Only hours? lol More like days. merrrrrrrrrowwwwwww
• United States
10 Jul 07
You're right, more like days, weeks, months, years, lol
@luvcatzzz (208)
• United States
23 Jul 07
absolutely. i totally agree with you!!!
• United States
23 Jul 07
Thanks. What a cute kitten.
@scribe1 (1207)
• United States
10 Jul 07
I'm the same way. Somehow, people who don't like animals turn me off. I prefer to be around people who genuinely love animals. Somehow, their affinity makes them more human!
• United States
11 Jul 07
Oh, me too. How can anyone with a heart not like animals? All they ask for in life, is the basics, and they give so much love in return. I could never be happy without pets. They are the greatest joy to me.
@TerryZ (22083)
• United States
10 Jul 07
Hi brendakaya I feel the same way.LOL I find that people who dont animals cant be trusted.LOL I like to talk about my cats too. I treat them like they are my kids.LOL
• United States
11 Jul 07
You're right, I don't trust people that don't like animals either. And if people don't like hearing about my pets, then they don't like me, because I live and breathe for them.