20 reasons why you should adopt a cat

The purr-fect companions: why felines are worth adopting

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A silver gray cat relaxing on it's back looking at the viewer

Do you want a loyal companion who won't judge you for eating an entire pizza by yourself? Someone cute, cuddly, and maybe a little bit mischievous? Look no further than the humble feline. Cats may get a bad rap for being aloof and independent, but that's only because they know they're the coolest animal on the block. From their impeccable grooming habits to their hilarious antics, cats are the perfect companion for anyone who needs a little laughter and love in their life. So, without further ado, here are 20 reasons why you should adopt a cat (or maybe a second, third, or forth one) today.

  1. They're natural comedians.

    From chasing laser pointers to batting around cat toys, they'll keep you entertained for hours on end.

  2. Cats are the perfect workout partner.

    Every time you try to exercise, they will climb all over you, making it twice as challenging!

  3. They're low maintenance.

    Just make sure they have food, water, and a clean litter box, and they'll take care of the rest, pretty much.

  4. They make great alarm clocks.

    Want to wake up at 5 a.m. Every day? Just adopt a cat, and they'll make sure you're up and ready to start your day.

  5. They're excellent cuddle buddies.

    Need someone to snuggle with on a lazy sunday (and monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, and saturday)? Look no further than your furry feline friend.

  6. They're always up for a game of hide and seek.

    But make sure you don't lose them in the process!

  7. They're excellent therapists.

    Whenever you're feeling down, just snuggle up with your cat, and they'll listen to all your problems without judgment. Their purring will bring you peace.

  8. They're the perfect excuse to take a break.

    Need a break from work? Just blame it on your cat, and no one will question you.

  9. They're masters of relaxation.

    Watching a cat sleep is one of the most relaxing things in the world. They may even convince you to join them.

  10. They're excellent hunters.

    If you have a mouse problem, they'll take care of it for you.

  11. They're great at keeping secrets.

    Your cat will never tell anyone about that embarrassing thing you did last night.

  12. They're excellent at self-care.

    From grooming themselves to taking naps, they know how to take care of themselves. True inspirations, those felines.

  13. They're great at entertaining themselves.

    Just give them a cardboard box, and they'll be entertained for hours.

  14. They're excellent nap partners.

    Need a midday nap? Your cat will be more than happy to join you.

  15. They smell really good.

    That is, if they're wearing a wondercide peppermint cat collar that repels fleas and ticks.

  16. They're great at multitasking.

    They can nap, groom themselves, and keep an eye on you all at the same time.

  17. They're excellent at problem-solving.

    From figuring out how to get to that toy under the couch to figure out how to get your attention while you're in the bathroom, they're natural problem solvers.

  18. They're great at keeping you company.

    Whether you're watching tv or reading a book, your cat will be by your side.

  19. They know how to cheer you up.

    Just seeing your cat's adorable face can brighten up even the gloomiest of days.

  20. They have catitude.

    They're simply the best, and they're not ashamed to share that they know it.

There you have it, 20 reasons why you should adopt a cat. But let's be real, we could go on forever. From their adorably squishy faces to their random bursts of energy, there's never a dull moment when you have a feline friend in your life. And sure, they may occasionally knock over a vase or steal your spot on the couch, but let's face it - we wouldn't have it any other way. So go ahead, adopt that cute little ball of fur you've been eyeing at the shelter. Your life will never be the same (in the best way possible). And who knows, you may even end up becoming a crazy cat person. And we think that's a good thing!

The cats of wondercide

The wonder pack cats give us joy every day. Meet the furry ones who are part of the wondercide employee families.

A black cat in a tan and black basket looking up at the viewer

Cricket, rescued by Lacee

Two cats one white and the other brown and silver with stripes and both with green eyes spend time together

Susan & Mindy, rescued by Chris

Multicolor cat with green eyes sitting in a chair looking straight on

Spirit, rescued by our founder Stephanie

A tan and black cat with blue eyes hanging onto a couch

Monkey, adopted by Kyle.