If we do show you affection, you know it’s coming from a sincere place.
“SINGLE FEMALE CAT OWNER: Seeks male companion who likes cuddling, playing ball and doesn't mind hearing the occasional "meow" in the middle of the night.” It used to be that lonely-hearted, pet-owning singles would take out personal ads, hoping a potential match wouldn’t end up being allergic or averse to their cat.
Now there’s a way to cut to the chase: A variety of cat-themed dating Web sites and social networks have launched in the last few years on the premise that pet owners share a special something that they seek in a spouse -- or even in a good friend.
Telegraph readers are more likely to be male, over 60, work in business, finance or the military, be well-off and live in the south, according to the survey.
They are right-of-centre in their political outlook, are always on the look-out for profitable ways to invest their cash - of which they tend to have a bit spare - are loath to let their families eat junk food and don't mind paying extra good quality products, especially if they have good provenance.
Instead, we understand that a true connection takes time and requires that you establish trust. A survey of 1,057 single Canadians showed cat lovers were more likely to play hard to get on dates, both spending less money on a first date and being less likely to call back after a date than their dog-loving counterparts.
The flipside is that we sometimes take a while to warm up to you, however once we do, we’re very loyal. This isn’t to say that we’re stingy with our affection, we just know how to keep you coming back for more, which keeps things interesting. Anyone who’s ever lived with a cat (and loved it) is a master in the art of patience, because as much as we love our furry little feline friends, they can be super annoying.
Cat memes and viral videos are easy to track down, but what are cat-loving bookworms going to dig their claws into?
Whether it’s poetry, literature, arts & crafts or humor, this list of nine must-have books for cat lovers has you covered.
While us cat owners may get the short end of the stick when it comes to public opinion, there are lots of reasons why we make excellent partners. Here are a few reasons you should definitely date a cat person. We don’t expect to be loved; we know you have to earn it. We’re able to deliver all of this with compassion, empathy and love without expecting that much in return.
I think one of the best things about cat people is that we don’t expect instant gratification or for you to love us unconditionally right away.
"There are a lot of people out there who want to meet others who share a common interest like pets," says Robert Yau, who founded Date My five years ago and more recently started the social networking site My Cat
Cat-themed Social Networking Sites Joining a pet-centered Web site can help ease tensions on the dreaded first date.
"Nobody can tell whether or not you're going to have chemistry based on something like a common interest in pets, but if you have a dog or cat, it's a great way to break the ice," explains Michael Carter, president of Pet Passions.com, a pet-themed dating and social networking site.