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Cat hoarder or 'crazy' cat lady?


Cat hoarders usually display some combination of these symptoms:

• More than the typical number of companion animals

• Inability to provide even minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, shelter and veterinary care (often resulting in starvation, illness or death)

• Denial of the inability to provide this minimum care and how it affects the animals, the household and human occupants.

Source: The Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium


Do you get excited when you hear a can opener?

Do you think cats are smarter than people?

Do you feel Tom is more talented than Jerry?

Do you have more cats than ex-boyfriends or ex-girlfriends?

Do you bring new boyfriends/girlfriends home so the cats can meet them?

Do you later break up with them because the cats weren't impressed?

Do you spend more on doctor bills for your cats than for yourself?

Do you buy the ice cream your cats prefer instead of the kind you like?

Can you tell your cats apart by the roughness of their tongues?

Have you ever warned a guest not to sit on a specific piece of furniture because it belongs to the cats?

Do you own more than one piece of clothing with a cat on it?

Do you have a Web site devoted to your cats?

Do you spend more on Christmas presents for your cat than for your family?

Do you buy more than one kind of cat food because a few of your cats are picky eaters?

Have you ever had to explain to a police officer that the stuff in the bag really is catnip?

Do you feel that the ancient Egyptian tradition of cat worship is the one true religion?

Is the sheet of instructions for watching your cats while you're on vacation longer than a page?

Source: Crazy Cat Lady Action Figure by Accoutrements

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