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I Don't Want to Be a Crazy Cat Lady

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 350 People

    The Gender Gap.

    So, I've been trying to work out what the male equivalent of this particular set of circumstances is. Crazy Cat Chap just doesn't have the ring of truth to it that the female stereotype does. So far I've come up with a range of options, all of which sound fairly appealing...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 11 Responses Jul 23, 2007

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    Am I Already a Crazy Cat Lady?

    I have 7 cats. I didn't plan on having seven cats. I started out with one. Then I got another one because i thought the first one was lonely. Then someone begged me to take their cat, I said no at first but i felt sorry for the cat. It was homeless. So then I decided to get a...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    I Have Two Safeties From This

    one, I am a guy, so, it will never apply, second, I am not the reclusive type, so, I am not, naner naner naner.  Lastly, I only have 5 cats, I think to qualify, you need at least 10.  Once I get 10, the number will be 15.
    coloco coloco 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2010

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    I Don't Know...

    It actually doesn't sound that bad.  As long as I could take care of them all, living in a house full of cats could be pretty awesome.
    solarxmoon solarxmoon 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2008

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    I Was Worried I Was Going To Be The Crazy Cat Lady Out Of My Friend Group

    Because i'm the most introverted.But then my friend brought another cat.Friend - 2Me - 0There might be hope for me yet :P
    indigo280 indigo280 18-21, F Oct 19, 2011

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    I Should Be Ok....

    but my family thinks I will be one one day. But I'm married, have 2 cats, am not obsessed with them. I mean I don't go as far as putting pictures of them up around my house or anything. But, I like to take in strays that never seem to stay for long, so I'll just be the kindly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 27, 2008

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    Not Too Bad

    I have 12 cats and love them all...I dint think it would be that bad being a crazy cat lady..They are great company...
    manxy manxy 51-55 Nov 9, 2008

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    Just One

    Thats how many my old friends said i had to have to be the crazy cat guy. Ok so i talk to him and spoil him rotten. Hey why not, he keeps me company and hes a good lil buddy. Love my lil furball.
    Simone1969 Simone1969 41-45, T Oct 30, 2013

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    Does Number 3 Mean.....i Am One?

    I fear becoming a Crazy Cat Lady.  Right now I have 2. I am a widow living alone in a 2 bedroom apartment..so typical isn't it?  They are the only living things I have contact with some days.  Now my daughter wants me to take her cat as she can't keep it where she...
    Izabella Izabella 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2008

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    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Neither Do I

    But I do get pessimistic sometimes & worry that I will. At the rate my life has been going, it's definitely headed in that direction, but I'm doing things to make that change. I love my cats. I have two now, used to have three & would love to have more. In fact...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Oct 17, 2008

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    If I was allergic to cats and couldn't be around them, then this would be one less thing I'd have to worry about =/
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Oct 17, 2008

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    Lol

    kitties are fun, but becoming crazy cat lady is way over the top for me. just thinkin about it.....eeew... no
    SkyFox12 SkyFox12 18-21, F Nov 27, 2011

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    I Have to Let the Cat Out Now...

    Oh yeah, I don't have a cat!!!
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2007

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    Hilarious In Cartoons, Not In Reality

    Nope! I don't want to be the crazy cat lady! Though, that may happen for me! I do love cats and treat them like fellow human beings. I speak with them, as if they could understand english. :-/ But, if I stay alone for the rest of my life, never having a serious...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    Why Does It Have to Be Lady and Not Crazy Cat Man?

     WE have six cats. And we foster for a non kill rescue. The thing is my boyfriend is responsible for the majority of our feline family, don't get me wrong I wouldn't change a thing and I love them like nothing else on the planet but when I tell people how many WE have they...
    galaziea galaziea 31-35 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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    Crazy

    I dont want to be but im already hooked!!I have one inside cat. There are several outside that i feed.Just because they looked hungry.I also have two sweet little dogs.
    texasrosie texasrosie 61-65 Aug 23, 2008

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    I Suspect I Already Am One

    I hate to admit it but I think that's where my life is headed. Although perhaps I am a bit young to qualify at the moment my two cats and two dogs are my family. I talk to them and they 'talk' back. Especially the cats, they carry on conversations with me and give me all the...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    But I Might Be Doomed

    First off, I love cats and have always loved cats.Second of all I got that whole crazy lady thing going on, mhm.Third of all I'm a people person but that can change very easily within a causing circumstance.Yeap....SO! I may be doomed.BUT I DON'T WANT TO BE A CRAZY CAT LADY, I...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F Dec 20, 2010

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    Help I'm Becoming One

    I already have 7 cats. I tried to put a few outside but they keep sneaking back in. I can't get them to stay out there. I've tried to find homes for some of the cats. I've called all the shelters but they all give me the same answer. They are full and if they can't find homes for...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    I Have Cats But Dont Think Im A Crazy Cat Lady

    My partner and myself have eight cats - ages range from 9 months up to 7 years; the male is neutered, the females all speyed. They are all microchipped, up to date on vacs, defleaed anddewormed regularly, some are indoor cats, others go out for a walk and come back in. They all...
    pinkie5549 pinkie5549 61-65, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    The Kitty Bunch

    I've always loved cats, and have had so many in my lifetime that I don't know if I even could remember them all.  I remember as far back as when I was about 3 years old, and we had a cat named Tommy.  About the only thing I know is that he was there when I was born...
    pynelope pynelope 31-35 1 Response Jul 26, 2008

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    I Do Want to Be a Crazy Cat Lady

    I want to build a forty square house but didn't know what I would do with it, when my boys moved out but now I have the answer; crazy cat lady.    I can have as many cats as I want provided I can care for them.   I could also have a horse or a camel or an...
    angnsa angnsa 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    Maybe I Do

    To give kitties a good home. Does that mean to not have an insignificant other?  Maybe I won't get hurt. I don't see the problem here.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2009

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    I Now Live Alone, With Two ...

    I now live alone, with two cats. I'm pretty sure I'll always be alone, but I don't want to have like 50 cats. Dogs... dogs would be better, but I need a bigger house and more land for that.
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Am I Already That Crazy Cat Lady?

    I reeealy don't want to beconme a crazy cat lady, but someone's gott'a do it :) I know 2 ladies with mental past and both of them claim that cats spoke to them... they should both thank the lord they were born 500 years later... so anyway... Am I destined to be the not married...
    shivashiva shivashiva 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    I Am Not A Crazy Cat Lady

    Okay.. so I live with two of them and they are my family.. As Frostbitten so kindly pointed out.. I'm already crazy... I won't go throwing cats at you if you **** me off However.... I will enlist the help of my ep friends to aide me in finding just the perfect spot to bury...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    No More Cats Please!!!!!! Help!!!!!!

    I am not the only one experiencing this problem in my neighborhood. I've joined here after doing some googling around today and my situation looks not so good. My goal is to not take on anymore cats. I am actually open to someone adopting the cats I have. It is now February and...
    4theCritters 4theCritters 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2010

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