every cat I've owned has been able to tell when I'm in a depressive episode. I don't buy for a second when people say cats don't love you and aren't affectionate. your problem is thinking they're dogs instead of their own form of life.
@georgespolitzer A recent study showed cats do in fact love, and more deeply than dogs.
@georgespolitzer Our cats get upset when my boyfriend/their human dad isn't here. I'm here, they still get food, snacks, and affection. But they clearly want him specifically to be here too.
@georgespolitzer My cat meows all night if I ever leave for extended periods and definitely gets cuddlier when I'm depressive.
@georgespolitzer Similarly anyone who's had multiple cats and seen one die knows that cats mourn.
@ari that's right they miss their friends
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