How Cats and Babies are Alike

Cats and babies have a surprisingly high number of similarities:

Cats like to bat at things.  Babies like to bat at things.

bats

Cats have claws.  Babies have fingernails the grow extremely fast, so they seem like claws.  

claws

Cats sit outside the bathroom door when you are using the toilet.  Babies sit outside the bathroom door when you are using the toilet.  Both will howl about being abandoned.

bathroom

Cats need their “business” cleaned up for them.  Babies need their “business” cleaned up for them.

business

Cats eat things off the floor.  Babies eat things off the floor.

food off the floor

Both will sit in your lap and cuddle. . .when they feel like it.

cuddles

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2 Comments on “How Cats and Babies are Alike”

  1. […] know I’ve made the comparison between cats and babies before, but really, we don’t think pets are equatable to children.  It’s just […]

  2. […] and loving their pets is just like caring for and loving their child (and while pets and babies have many similarities, they aren’t the […]


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