Cat-Person Profile Quiz

Is your devotion to your cat and “cat things” in the training stage, at a moderate level, or extreme? Or are you an all out shameless “cat-a-holic?” Let’s just see how you rate as a “cat person,” shall we? See how many of these can you give an HONEST “yes” answer to:

  • Can you meow so well that you can fake out your cats?
  • Have you ever called your husband/wife by the cat’s name by mistake?
  • Do you think of your cats as the “furry kids?”
  • Did you ever decide to buy a house or rent an apartment based solely on the potential spot for the litter box?
  • Do you think cat hair in your food is a good source of protein?
  • Last Christmas did you spend more money on cat toys than you did on gifts for the kids or grandkids?
  • Are you at a loss as to how to talk to people who don’t own any cats?
  • Does your wallet contain more photos of your cats than your kids or grandkids?
  • Have you often slept on the very edge of the bed so that you won’t disturb the cat who’s sleeping in the very middle?
  • Do you leave messages for the kitty on the answering machine?
  • Have you ever invited a guest to sit down by patting the seat and making that noise with your pursed lips?
  • Does your answering machine have the cat meowing on the outgoing message?
  • When you go to the bathroom do you think of it as “using the litter box”?
  • Have you made a habit of setting a place at the table for the kitty?
  • Do you know your cat’s birthday (or if not, have made a good guess) and have a birthday party to celebrate?
  • When your husband/wife gives you the ultimatum, “OK, it’s me or the cat,” you don’t hesitate for even one second.
  • Do your neighbors talk about you as “the nut with all the cats?”

Cat-person Profile Quiz Score

How many did you answer “yes” to? I think just answering one with a “yes” is enough to qualify you as a “Cat Person.” But the number of yes answers determines the degree:

Your “Cat-ability” Score:

  • 1 to 4 yes answers: In training – you could do better, but it’s OK, you’re learning.
  • 5 to 8 yes answers: Moderate – working on it, improving nicely. Potential is there.
  • 9 to 13 yes answers: Extreme – just about there, almost mastered the art. Keep stretching yourself.
  • 14 to 17 yes answers: Totally possessed, hopelessly devoted, cat-a-holic. Congratulations!

Dedicated to Peanut, Mysz, Baby, Stasiek, Gizmo, Loki and so many others…
waiting for us by the rainbow bridge!
We miss you and have never forgotten you.

You Know You’re a Cat Person When…

  • you refer to going to the bathroom as “using the litterbox.”
  • you do not consider an outfit complete without some cat hair.
  • you consider cat hair in your food as extra fiber.
  • you apologize when you step on a fuzzy cat toy in the dark.
  • you snap your fingers and pat the sofa beside you to invite your guests to sit down.
  • you sleep on one edge of the bed because the cat is sleeping in the middle looking soooo cute!
  • you accidentally put your child’s dinner plate on the floor.
  • you spend more money on toys for your cats than on the kids or grandkids.
  • you decorate your Christmas tree with dangly cat toys.
  • your neighbors refer to you as “the crazy one with all the cats.”
  • you have more pictures of your cats than your kids in your wallet.
  • you refer to your cat as your furry child.
  • your parents wind up with a four-footed, furry “grandchild.”
  • you plan your vacation around the cat show schedule.
  • you accidentally call your spouse by your cat’s name!
  • you set a place at the dinner table for your cat.
  • you have a set of towels with “His” “Hers” and “Kitty’s.”
  • you call home and leave a message on the answering machine for your cat.
  • you have the cat meow on the outgoing message of the answering machine.
  • you and kitty have matching outfits.
  • your spouse says, “Me or the cat!,” and there’s no hesitation.
  • you never go to the door unless it’s to let a cat out.
  • your favorite friends have fleas.
  • you chose a house to buy based on it having a good location for the catbox.
  • you think cat fur makes a wonderful garnish to any meal.
  • you own 17 varieties of kitty-nail-clippers.
  • you are lost for conversation with non-cat people.
  • you meow so well, you confuse the cats.
  • you bore the neighbors with discussions on the exact nutritional differences
    between 9-Lives and Amore…at length.