INTPs are birdbrains, wise, and quite observers. Owl seems like a perfect match. What's your case for INTPs being cats?
Originally Posted by some random forum
The INTP cat: "Will play with toys, but bored quickly. If you give in, you'll quickly have a closet full of cat toys he won't touch any more. He'll sit, apparently doing nothing, and then be off on a tear. When walking across a room, will suddenly sit down and start grooming himself."
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