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50 Cat Parents Shared What It’s Like To Be Devoid Of Personal Space When Living With A Cat

50 Cat Parents Shared What It’s Like To Be Devoid Of Personal Space When Living With A Cat

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There are some people who feel like their cats don’t care about them. Some even claim that they’re only there to serve their cats and to be honest, I’ve felt like this occasionally too!

However, this just isn’t true. We do serve our cats, but they do appreciate it. And they do it far more than we think. All cats are affectionate, and some might even be a bit too affectionate. 

I know my cats love me because, similar to the ones in these photos, they are always with me. Cats are hilarious, and their lack of understanding of personal space never fails to make me laugh.

However, trading in your personal space for a pet cat is the best swap you’ll ever make!

1. Whatcha Doin’?

‘Sup.
by u/chefjessphd in aww

2. All You Need To See Is Me

Personal space? What’s that
by u/nnea-shark in aww

3. The Cat’s Just Being Helpful

Every morning when I brush my teeth.

4. So, What Are We Reading?

5. You Can’t Go In There Without Me

Human, what are you doing in that bathroom?
by u/afmachado in aww

6. What Even Is ‘Privacy’?

No privacy at all….

7. This Is The Best Cat Bed Ever

a cat sits on a man's head
Source: tumblr.com

8. You Still Don’t Know How To Clean Yourself Like I Do?

My cat always sits like this when I’m in the shower
by u/flopsycat in aww

9. Take This! You Boring Online Professor…

The cat loves to show her @ during the daughter’s virtual clASSes.
by u/devofatherofchar in funny

10. Henlo!

My parents' cat destroyed bathroom's door vents so he could spy while we pee

11. I’ll Just Wait For You Right Here

I’ll just chill here.
by u/Bannonpants in aww

12. Nothing Can Separate Me From You, Not Even Water

My cat likes to take baths with me.
by u/BowChikaMeowMeow in aww

13. I Have To See How Pretty I Am Before You Get Ready For Work

My cat got in the way while I was washing my face before bed and I got the best picture of her I’ve ever taken.
by u/bergalicious_95 in cats

14. Ah, Comfy! You Have To Stay Still Now…

Ziggy Stardust gives zero fucks about human privacy or personal space.
by u/HippieLady88 in CatsAreAssholes

15. Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey…

My alien crew receiving a transmission from the Mothership
by u/Everythingvanishes in cats

16. If You Sit, I Sit

“Fuck your personal space” – My cat
by u/Bite_The_Wax_Tadpole in AnimalsBeingJerks

17. Hi There! Can I Get One Belly Rub, Purrease?

[Kitten] Say hello to Teemo on his 3-mo bday, trying to get my attention while working
by u/xblade724 in aww

18. Hi, Are You Busy?

“oh hai! Were you reading?”
by u/lern41 in cats

19. I Love My Cat Hammock

Laser cat
by u/quesoburgesa in catsinpants

20. Cats Love High Spots, What Can You Do

I now know I’m not the only one! He goes from the toilet, to the sink, climbs on my shoulders, and perches on my head.
by u/nyliecyrus in aww

21. Noone Online Knows I’m A Cat

On the internet nobody knows you're a cat, NOBODY!

22. What Would You Do Without My Help?

Our cat is very protective of our newborn. She does not approve of her getting a bath.

23. Every Step You Take, Every Move You Make…

Neighbour’s cat looking through my bathroom window
by u/i_am_atoms in funny

24. Want To Use The Toilet? Pet Us First!

25. Road Trip?! Yeah!

This is how my kitten likes to ride in the car

26. Cats Never Learn About Personal Space, I Guess

Meet Jo, he’s 10 and has no concept of personal space
by u/ScottishLexie in aww

27. This Guy Has To Watch Over His Human During Their Bath

12 years together and he still fears for my life every time I take a bath.
by u/omgawolf5 in aww

28. How Can You Be Uncomfortable With Me In Here?

This is Cinnamon, she likes to make you uncomfortable while you use the bathroom!
by u/Sam474 in aww

29. This Cat Seems Like He Just Learned The Importance Of Personal Space

My cat usually showers with me but decided to hop in with my fiancé this morning instead. Some things can’t be unseen.
by u/billypilgrimm in funny

30. You’re Soaked, Human! What Is This?

Every time I take a bath. Never any privacy.
by u/jumperposse in aww

31. I’ll Be Your Lifeguard! I’ll Scream During Your Entire Shower

I’m extremely blessed to have my own tiny lifeguard. Except, instead of using a whistle or attempting to save me. He screams at me in terror… the entire time.
by u/mollyaclarke in Catswhoyell

32. Personal Space Is A Made-Up Concept

Meet Poseidon! If you sit on the toilet, he will climb your back and give you cuddles. He doesn’t believe in personal space
by u/r0kuz in aww

33. If You Can’t See Your Cat, It Means He’s Preying On You From Somewhere

My cat likes to hunt me when I go to the bathroom…
by u/CaptCash in aww

34. Yep. No More Personal Space For You!

I guess having a kitten means the end of personal space
by u/mimeijer in kittens

35. This Is Their Usual Relaxed Morning Routine

Cat ownership summed up
by u/hightechkid9 in funny

36. Thank You, I Needed Something To Lean On

Stop using that iPad. I want attention!

37. You Have Your Armchair, We Have Ours

I just wanted to play Smash Bros.
by u/IM1RU1too in AnimalsBeingJerks

38. Need Any Help In There?

got out of the shower and saw this thru the crack of the door
by u/wendallbear in teefies

39. I See You!

The view from my bathroom window. This is not my cat.
by u/MauSekhmet in cats

40. Stay Still! I’ll Take My Nap Right Here, Right Now

Was never a cat person. Still not a cat person. My wife brought home Boogie three years ago and I really don’t know what I would do without my 13lb dumb cannonball!
by u/DaveFarted in aww

41. Just Looking After You During Your Bath

Was never a cat person. Still not a cat person. My wife brought home Boogie three years ago and I really don’t know what I would do without my 13lb dumb cannonball!
by u/DaveFarted in aww

42. You. Don’t. Have. Fur?!

My cats reaction when I come out of the shower..

43. No Personal Space To Anyone

Pepper refuses to let Deebs have any personal space.
by u/mattieknowsworst in cats

44. Thank You For This New Cat Tunnel

My kitten does not understand personal space…
by u/StBlaschek in aww

45. Learning About Personal Space Means Learning That It’s Nonexistent

Today we’re learning about personal space. By “we” I mean “I” and by “learning about” I mean “accepting that it does not exist when fostering kittens”. One is biting my toes as I type this.
by u/jchrysostom in cats

46. Always There For You… Always

After a massive panic attack I decided to take a bubble bath. The kitties were still too worried to leave my side ❤️
by u/lilvamp666 in aww

47. It Is Spelled We Time, Not Me

That moment when you’re trying to take a relaxing bubble bath, but get the distinct feeling you’re being watched.
by u/darthpickles in aww

48. Actually, It Can Be “Me Time” If It’s The Cat Speaking

Personal space. I don’t have it.
by u/doublefattymayo in cats

49. Henlo Again

Does anyone else’s cat have no sense of personal space?
by u/BarontheBlack in cats

50. Why Do You Need This Curtain?

Emma has no concept of personal space
by u/danonti in cats

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