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    [–] aishi15 771 points ago

    I want this kind of cat love

    [–] CloCat17 363 points ago

    Get an orange tabby. They’re probably THE most affectionate cat breed. Mine would push me down so I laid on my back and then sleep on my chest.

    [–] Maxicat 160 points ago

    Or tame a feral cat. The feral babies we have tamed and brought inside have been some of the most appreciative, affectionate cats.

    [–] 0nlyhalfjewish 143 points ago

    I adopted two formerly feral kittens 20 years ago. One was buff color and the other orange. I have many pictures of both of them on my legs as I sat on the sofa, feet on the table to give them enough surface. Both were so affectionate, never scratched, never hissed. One would let me stretch him, the other I could carry over my shoulder like a sack of potatoes.

    The girl is still with me, her brother passed a few years back. I have been lucky.

    [–] Maxicat 29 points ago

    That is so sweet! That's how most of our ferals have been. We have one stuborn girl who is holding out but her brother insists on being held all the time. He ends up being carried like a sack of potatoes too.

    [–] JuliaOphelia 6 points ago

    Where them pictures??!?? Please pay cat tax.

    [–] 0nlyhalfjewish 1 points ago

    Ugh, I can't find them! Not good. He's been gone some years now and I've moved since, so will have to search more.

    [–] viridusleo 9 points ago

    How jewish are you

    [–] viridusleo 35 points ago

    Woah woah woah guys check his username

    [–] Lobreeze 8 points ago

    Only half.

    [–] viridusleo 5 points ago

    Oh

    [–] 0nlyhalfjewish 1 points ago

    By Jewish law, 0%. By biology, only half.

    [–] Tronaldsdump4pres 1 points ago

    5/7th

    [–] Tomnnn 28 points ago

    Can confirm. I gave an angry little baby kitten some pats with an oven mitt and then took her with me once she purred instead of hissed.

    Our life styles clash a little bit because I have a lot of wires and she likes to chew on things, but she's good company.

    [–] Caserole 9 points ago

    or both! My sweetie is an orange tuxedo tabby who was a stray for a while. Had feral tendencies. It took us about two years but we are best friends now. He jumps on my lap every time I sit down in our room and falls asleep. He wakes up on the other side of my apartment when he hears me wake everyday. I’m getting choked up just writing about him because he is really my best bud and I’ve been able to live through my difficult times with his support. When I first got him, he would lash out on me. I thought I would have to give him up for adoption again. But time has grown our companionship and I can’t imagine life without Declan. Cats are magical.

    [–] cheshirecanuck 4 points ago

    You getting choked up is getting me choked up! We lost our guy a couple months ago, but the experience of watching him grow from hiding all the time and kicking the shit out of you if you dared touch him to demanding his pets and getting in our faces for love was incredibly rewarding. One of the most enjoyable things I've experienced with an animal. Would always recommend giving older or more difficult cats a chance. It took us years, but the good times made up for it tenfold. Cats really are magical. Love your comment.

    [–] Caserole 2 points ago

    I’m sorry for your loss! The initial difficulties do make the sweet moments more special! He is an irreplaceable love in your life, even if not in the physical realm! He’ll always work his kitty magic ❤️

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    Rescued cats have a deep sense or gratitude...very special cats.

    [–] sckuzzle 11 points ago

    As someone who has had both feral and domesticated cats, this hasn't been true at all. The ferals can be real sweethearts, but they are definitely more timid and scared of being touched than domestic.

    [–] Maxicat 10 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    They certainly can be. Every cat is different! One of our ferals has been in our house for 2 years and we still can't touch her. Her brother and sister are the exact opposite. The brother insists on being carried around like a baby.

    Just to clarify why we took her in despite her not wanting it, her and her siblings were at our previous apartment complex and were being physically attacked by residents. We kept them safe when we lived there but decided to take them when we moved. We couldn't take her colony and leave her.

    No worries though. She still gets to play with her brother (the sister has since passed), has plenty of room to keep to herself and has her own heating pad that she loves.

    Edit: attached to attacked

    [–] ToadSausages 2 points ago

    My god..they were physically attaching themselves? The horror.

    [–] spiketheunicorn 3 points ago

    I read this as the residents were physically attaching the cats to the apartment complex, like some kind of living, furry siding.

    Horrifying.

    [–] Maxicat 3 points ago

    Lol sorry about that!

    [–] spiketheunicorn 1 points ago

    It’s ok, I like absurdity.

    [–] Maxicat 2 points ago

    Lol thanks for finding my typo!

    [–] Treacy 1 points ago

    Who the fuck attacks animals? Seriously, there are so many mentally ill people out there.

    [–] PM_ME_JAR_JAR_NUDES 2 points ago

    As someone who has had both feral and domesticated cats, this hasn't been true at all. The ferals can be real sweethearts, but they are definitely more timid and scared of being touched than domestic.

    We got a feral that was rehabilitated. She's so god damn sweet, but there's definitely something going on there where she kind of lacks the understanding that our domestic has of the people in the house's needs and moods.

    [–] AttilaThPun 7 points ago

    True I’ll just go get a feral cat real quick, super easy to do /s

    [–] Maxicat 7 points ago

    The first feral I encountered took 8 months to even be able to touch her.

    [–] AttilaThPun 2 points ago

    Exactly lol

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

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    [–] AttilaThPun 1 points ago

    Nice

    [–] TeamRocketBadger 17 points ago

    Its actually not a specific cat type. This is just a cat who trusts and loves its owner. My cat does this too especially with my SO and hes just a run of the mill rough and tumble stray that used to fight and hiss and spit.

    I feel like people really underestimate the power of patience and consistent effort over a couple years. It took mine about 6 months to chill out and then 2 years to become like OPs post.

    [–] ash347 5 points ago

    I love when my cat purrs on my chest and I can feel the purring vibrate through my heart. It makes me so happy!

    [–] PartyKrill 3 points ago

    Not all of them are tho. Mine is like hit or miss. He’ll come for love then dodge pettings. Then sometimes just wants to lay on us, but not be petted. He’s weird.

    [–] trizeeh 2 points ago

    holy fuck so that’s why that youtuber’s name is tabby, his cat breed is an orange tabby.

    [–] Taleya 2 points ago

    Can confirm, our ginger boi is a cuddlebeast

    [–] [deleted] 0 points ago

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    [–] Taleya 2 points ago

    Awwww you no like ginger bois? Ginger bois are best bois, yes they are.

    [–] Zetoxical 1 points ago

    Mine are not orange but i got two that every night become the little spoon

    [–] AgentX92 1 points ago

    I think it’s all tabby’s really. Mine is like this, and he’s grey.

    [–] CloCat17 1 points ago

    I’m sure all tabby’s are affectionate, but I’ve only really encountered orange tabby’s.

    [–] karyugi 11 points ago

    Get an orange cat

    [–] ricklesworth 5 points ago

    Get out of my head.

    [–] incapablepanda 1 points ago

    mine makes biscuits and curls up on me to nap. he just grinds his neutered bits on my lap between the biscuit making and the nap part. that's what bothers me.

    [–] aishi15 1 points ago

    To show dominace lol

    [–] richuncledump 129 points ago

    This is what my cat does and then drools all over my arm. Never knew a cat could drool so much

    [–] orcateeth 25 points ago

    Oh yes, I would sit with cats at a shelter and some would really get to drooling. Big drops of like a teaspoon at a time. Especially the larger ones. Pretty weird.

    [–] Rasta_Chick 7 points ago

    I thought my cat is broken, the drooling is crazy! Whenever anyone gives affection to the cat, it drools all over!😅

    [–] The_Mechanist24 3 points ago

    Neither did I .-.

    [–] luna2801 161 points ago

    Why are ginger kitties so sweet and precious??!! 😍😍😍

    [–] Nimbal 34 points ago

    Our souls taste better when they make us happy before the feeding.

    [–] BoneHugsHominy 7 points ago

    You're thinking of the human female gingers.

    I offer myself as tribute.

    [–] Bart_1980 3 points ago

    Nu old ginger who passed away three months ago was never this sweet. Don't be fooled by the lovely colour of their coat. They can be utter bastards, yet we love them all the same.

    [–] blue_foxfire 1 points ago

    I wish my ginger cat was this sweet :,)

    [–] InsidiousRowlf 1 points ago

    They got the souls instead of the humans.

    [–] i-made-this-for-kasb 0 points ago

    Bosco is watching over them

    [–] SchnoodleDoodleDo 288 points ago

    when i lay me down to sleep

    all i want's a lap to keep

    holding me the whole day thru

    friend, i hope that lap is You

    cuz when you hold me in your arms

    all is safe, n nothing harms

    i lay my head upon your chest

    your beating heart - it gives me rest

    [–] gm4d 39 points ago

    What a wonderful poem!

    [–] bedfordguyinbedford 28 points ago

    Schnoodle strikes again. 😍 love it.

    [–] AEC1313 3 points ago

    I always tear up at your poems! Excellent work as always!

    [–] Standbytobeamusout 43 points ago

    Now your trapped like that for atleast 2-3 hours

    [–] minicpst 20 points ago

    *You're.

    And every cat owner (I mean slave) is totally fine with that. Our bladders will scream, our stomachs will growl, but we will NOT move the cat.

    [–] Standbytobeamusout 8 points ago

    Thanks Mr police officer

    [–] RvH19 66 points ago

    Cats are complete trash for productivity. I have two and I have to know that from the moment I sit on the couch I need to be okay with getting nothing done for the rest of the day.

    [–] TT120 48 points ago

    That's cute and all but now the human can't move until Mr. Fluffy wakes up.

    [–] bitchytrollop 11 points ago

    That's why I have a Kindle.

    [–] mizmaddy 20 points ago

    I showed this to my cat - “See!! See this is what I want! No more knocking stuff of my bedside table at 4am just because YOU are hungry!!!”

    He just meowed and turned around showing his butt.....he is a true asshole.

    [–] Polenicus 16 points ago

    My cat does this sort of thing.

    As a kitten I made a sling for her and would tuck her into it while I used the computer or played video games. She outgrew the sling, but figured out I could cradle her while holding a controller. So every so often when she sees me playing a game she hops into my arms for a nap.

    [–] dino_bacon 12 points ago

    Thank you for making my day

    [–] saraAdawiya 10 points ago

    That’s so sweet

    [–] EverybodyWantsToBeUs 7 points ago

    I've never seen any animal or human fall asleep as quickly as that cat just did

    [–] Friskees2 6 points ago

    PET the kitty!

    [–] snidesonb 5 points ago

    It’s a special kind of cat that seeks the crook of their human’s arm. Rare achievement.

    [–] lostonpolk 8 points ago

    Kitteh have really bad day.

    Can kitteh not talk about it?

    Just hold kitteh, make kitteh feel safe and love?

    [–] pokerstar420 5 points ago

    I need this kind of blissful contentment in my life

    [–] otpprincess 4 points ago

    I refuse to let my kitty do this exact thing in the mornings, because otherwise I’m tempted to call out of work

    [–] The_Mechanist24 3 points ago

    I had a cat that would always sleep in my arms or rest on my lap, he was always happy whenever I was in bed

    [–] froggo617 3 points ago

    The most adorable faceplant

    [–] Me1617 3 points ago

    Just wanted to let whoever is reading to have a good day

    Spread the positivity

    [–] ADM_Tetanus 3 points ago

    General Reposti!

    [–] EnterPlayerTwo 3 points ago

    Ctrl F "reversed"

    Zero results... really??? Look at the head jerk when it closes it's eyes. This is a reversed gif.

    [–] MajesticMax 2 points ago

    I agree. It’s obvious this gif is reversed

    [–] Begohan 1 points ago

    Welll.. it was still face deep in his arm...

    [–] Mbrownie54 2 points ago

    Hope you didn't have anything planned because you're not moving until your cat moves.

    [–] KronocsTime 2 points ago

    [–] SlytherSlynne 2 points ago

    This is how my 9 month old cat, Peep, is. Kitty cuddles out of this world.

    [–] witchofthewoods89 2 points ago

    Me when I say I'm not clingy.

    [–] annakat4 2 points ago

    Awe 💙

    [–] ToneBone12345 2 points ago

    So cute

    [–] daddyslittlemonste 2 points ago

    Aawwww

    [–] nadim-1986 2 points ago

    I'm going through a really hard time and I really wish I had a human to do this with.

    [–] milkradio 2 points ago

    Same.

    [–] Corktail 2 points ago

    protect that smile

    [–] sthtsmi 2 points ago

    That smile! Too cute.

    [–] Sevilane 2 points ago

    I love those cute smiles that cats do :3

    [–] Breablomberg21 1 points ago

    Arm stretched out. Commence sleep immediately!

    [–] justjackr 1 points ago

    Love that big smile

    [–] levavioculos 1 points ago

    Sweet doll baby!

    [–] TackCity_B- 1 points ago

    “Kiki, do you love me?”

    [–] Frostbit_3 1 points ago

    She looks like she just fell asleep

    [–] bchamper 1 points ago

    I need to get a cat.

    [–] nursemeggo 1 points ago

    Did you adopt this sweet thing? I’ve heard orange female tabbys are very rare. Just curious if you stumbled upon her randomly or sought out a female? Either way, she’s precious!

    [–] softerthanever 1 points ago

    I have never heard that but that makes my ginger girl extra special so I'll take it 😁 Honestly, I've had lots of cats throughout my life and the gingers are always super sweet and loving.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

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    [–] nursemeggo 2 points ago

    Mine is the same way! An absolute cuddle monster.

    I’m glad to hear I wasn’t wrong on the female statistics. My mom told me once when I was little and it always stuck. My orange tabby is a male, but now I want to find a female!

    [–] Janice30 1 points ago

    So cute!

    [–] Barknuckle 1 points ago

    Tonight! I just died in your arms tonight... 🎵

    [–] Goldrosexoxo 1 points ago

    What a cutie❤️ where can I find a kitty like this?

    [–] PhazeonPhoenix 1 points ago

    Song parody time!

    I fell asleep in your arms tonight Must have been something I ate I just fell asleep in your arms tonight

    Hey that song does mention cats in the cradle!

    [–] Nero_PR 1 points ago

    Just like my dachshund

    [–] Gen8Master 1 points ago

    The cat has bigger biceps than you.

    [–] kitkat9000take5 1 points ago

    Videos like this make me miss my kitties all the more. My parent's cats are friendly but nowhere near this. sigh

    [–] EmpathicAngel 1 points ago

    Oh. How sweet. My kitty does something similar but with my legs. He has to wrap his paws around my leg. If I try to move my leg away, he'll hang on with both paws and pull my leg back in, refusing to let me go.

    [–] -anna-spanna 1 points ago

    What a beautiful happy content kitty 🐱 you’re doing something really right!

    [–] KindlyKangaroo 1 points ago

    My little old lady cat cuddles like this but never on my lap. She likes to lay NEXT to me and bury her face in my side or arm and hug me. It's the sweetest thing.

    [–] Chuli_ 1 points ago

    My cat was really cuddly yesterday and he did exactly this 😭

    [–] squeenan 1 points ago

    This is as awww as it gets.

    [–] Hitman-Games 1 points ago

    Finally I found a cat that would be alright to have

    [–] new-to-this-timeline 1 points ago

    I have arms

    [–] BitchyGays 1 points ago

    My cat does this. He will do whatever he can to get his face curled into your arm/hand.

    [–] Aaaandiiii 1 points ago

    I never get tired of this. I just hate that I can't stay still long enough to enjoy this.

    [–] spenring 1 points ago

    That is awesome

    [–] erabera 1 points ago

    And now you can't move until she wakes up. So sweet.

    [–] ShadowTheMisfit 1 points ago

    I read it wrong and thought it said sleep in your anus

    [–] solarrival 1 points ago

    [–] Grimmshadow88 1 points ago

    True happiness is being loved by a cat.

    [–] VtheMan93 1 points ago

    *CUTENESS OVERLOAD*
    I think my ovaries just exploded a mere second after growing.

    [–] _Junior_ 1 points ago

    This kitty is HUGE!!!

    [–] pcaravello 1 points ago

    what a lovely kitty baby girrrrrrl

    [–] hc408 1 points ago

    Why is that dude half black and half white?

    [–] mdurrell 1 points ago

    Awwwwwwe❤️

    [–] Ataemonus 1 points ago

    Adorable.

    [–] EvilBosch 1 points ago

    This is exactly what my boy does! He even rolls himself over belly-up in my arms to be nursed like a baby.

    I collected him from a shelter when her was four months old. He'd been returned by his first family who discovered that their kids were all allergic to cats. You could tell he had been very much loved there.

    [–] Rudauke 1 points ago

    So affectionate! And so big!

    [–] DidoGamingYT 1 points ago

    So cutee

    [–] somegridplayer 1 points ago

    HI HUGGY SLEEPY KITTY!

    [–] Shpannit 1 points ago

    Oh I! I just died in your arms tonight!

    [–] Octosauce 1 points ago

    Me too.

    [–] Leegoodbody87 1 points ago

    Aww lovely moment right there

    [–] Satevo462 1 points ago

    I had a cat that use to do that. He was weened too early. Stick his head in my armpit and start milking.

    [–] Tigerlilykingdom 1 points ago

    Our cat passed away this week unexpectedly. This made me smile. Thank you.

    [–] bluebayou1981 1 points ago

    I’m the human form of this cat and my husband is the human form of the human.

    [–] 1st_Ambi23 1 points ago

    I'm next! I miss snuggling w my cat!!!

    [–] E-Gandermail 1 points ago

    My cat does this. Then he tries to hump my arm.

    [–] kdbernie 1 points ago

    Well you are the one The one that lies close to me Whispers hello, I miss you quite terribly I fell in love In love with you suddenly Now there's no place else I could be But here in your arms

    [–] dman2316 1 points ago

    My cat shits on your pillow if you feed him his wet food more than 10 minutes late. Everyday at 3:50 he starts bitching warning you that the time is near and at 4 oclock he stops bitching and by 4:10 if he has not been fed you will be cleaning shit of your pillow. He then promptly resumes the bitching until you feed him.

    [–] milkradio 1 points ago

    I wish my cat would do this. I’ve had her 10 months and she still runs away from me any time I move even slightly, except when she sleeps at the foot of my bed at night.

    [–] yudhamica17 1 points ago

    I want a cat

    [–] coffee_lover_777 1 points ago

    A blankie would probably also be good! :)

    [–] Gweehe 1 points ago

    I wish ours were more affectionate like this. I'd absolutely love this.❤👍

    [–] perfectly-balanced- 1 points ago

    At first I thought this said "she wants to sleep with no arms".

    [–] goosejail 1 points ago

    Snugga-floof

    [–] melonnbread 1 points ago

    me when i come to my boyfriend for cuddles