7 Moments Every Cat Lover Totally Understands

Photographed by Mark Iantosca.
June 4 marked National Hug Your Cat Day but, as any true cat fan knows, every day is a cat holiday. While dogs get all the attention when their owners walk them in the streets, cats don't need to be walked — and, hence, lose out on a lot of public attention. All the more reason to celebrate them on a daily basis.

But, cats can be fickle. Sometimes they want all your attention; sometimes they just want to feel wanted and ignore your attempts to cuddle. Sometimes, they walk on top of your head as you sleep just to get you to feed them. Either way, the world's most adorable creatures can sometimes be a major pain.

Here, some major moments in every cat-lover's life, explained in GIFs. And, that cat on the right? It knows everything.
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When they refuse to cuddle with you
No they won’t always cuddle with you, no they won’t stick around even when you drag their ass to the couch. Sometimes, they’ll just get up and leave — and you love them more for it.
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When they DO want to cuddle with you
It's totally worth it.
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When you're in the way, and they let you know it.
You're doing yoga... now?
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And when you're not paying enough attention to them.
Hey human. Hey.
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When they don't care about waking you up...
... especially for food
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When they very occasionally act like dogs.
There's a reason there are so many cat gifs.
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When they get all up in your space...
and get offended when your lap isn't reserved specifically for them.
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When they annoy you to no end, and give absolutely no fucks...
And yet you still love them.
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