This is a cross-posted article, you can see the full thing here: How To...Live With Cats.
It’s fair to say cats are one of the most charismatic pet animals that you could own. I mean, the internet is full of them, from Grumpy Cat to LOLcats. And they seem to be the only pet to garner the obsessive cult of the cat-lady. I mean, you haven’t heard of a budgie-lady, or fish-man, right? So how can it be an animal the RSPCA cited as the most popular in the UK can be so difficult to live with?