An Internet troll once even sent me a Facebook message just to tell me, "No man will ever love you.It'll just be you and your cat forever." (To be honest, that actually sounds pretty great!If you have cats, you know how their hair can get on everything. A lint roller is a working woman’s (or man’s) saving grace when it comes to looking polished at the office.If you’ve ever run out of toilet paper or paper towels but have an extra drawer for lint rollers, add this check mark to your list.In my Facebook profile picture, there are whiskers painted on my face, and in the picture that I set as my profile before that, I'm posing with my family cat.I don't have my own cats, but the ones I grew up with greet me every time I visit home and—real talk?Owning Cats Responsibly Staying Social While Loving Cats Community Q&A ”Cat ladies” are thought of as those out there who are so obsessed with their cats that the animal takes top precedence in their life.“Cat lady” also brings to mind a house overflowing with cats, cat-themed clothing, and a fine layer of cat hair on everything.
If you search for images of a “single woman meme” (because at this point, you can’t help yourself), you will find the following pieces of high internet art: Such as this: And this: Aaaaand, this! We reproduce notions of the ticking biological clock, the unfulfilling career path, the predatory divorcee, and the crazy cat lady. This norm has been closely aligned with the idea of women as property, the control of women’s sexuality, and a gendered division of labor – ideas that have maintained sexist religious, political, and economic systems.
and are a 90-minute commute away - I've never been so chronically exhausted.
I tell him that about 25 percent of our kittens die.
And what type of requirements are we talking about?
As a cat lover myself, I considered the many crazy things we might do to earn us this wacky feline stereotype.