Cats are Better Than People

99% of the time

Jenna Goldsmith
3 min readAug 13, 2019


Disclaimer: This is an article for those who love cats, or at least tolerate cats. If you (wrongly) think that cats are evil, or you’re an avid dog person, you may want to go read something else.

“A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.” — Mason Cooley

Cats are great! I mean, REALLY great. And people love cats; images and videos of cats are some of the most viewed content on the internet. You can’t swing a dead cat on the internet without hitting a cute cat video.

I have two cats myself, River the tuxie and Pumpkin a ginger and I love them more than I’ve ever loved any man.


There are many reasons why cats are better than people, and here are a few of them…

Cats will never lie

When River has had enough cuddles, she will let me know. She doesn’t let me continue then talk with Pumpkin behind my back about how clingy I am.

The only time she will bend the truth is when she tries to convince me that she hasn’t had treats when someone gave her some five minutes ago.

Cats will never judge you

Do you want to eat pizza for every meal? That’s fine with kitties, as long as you remember to fill up their bowl too. You can eat a whole tub of ice cream in one sitting and a cat will still snuggle up beside you and love you just the same.

Cats have simple wants & needs

River and Pumpkin really only care about a handful of things: naps, food, treats, toys, head scritches, and boxes…