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View Poll Results: INFPs, how do you feel about cats?

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  • I love them

    22 44.00%
  • I like them or don't mind them

    11 22.00%
  • I don't care about them

    3 6.00%
  • I dislike them

    1 2.00%
  • I hate them

    1 2.00%
  • I'm not an INFP

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    Default INFPs and Catlovin

    I'll admit, it's been an ongoing source of irritation to me since I joined these forums that INFPs seem, almost to a man (woman etc), to both think cats are awesome and to strongly identify with them. Those INFPs among you with cat-related names, avatars etc (and there are so very many) this isn't (much of) an attack on you. I partly want to identify through the poll whether this fixation is as prevalent as it seems, and possibly through the thread find out why INFPs lavish such undeserved love and adoration on the Felis Cattus.

    My theory: INFPs are attracted to cats in much the same way women are attracted to assholes. Also, there is the INFP fascination with the sullied, the profane, the cruel, the evil.

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    I've identified with cats since the age of eight or nine. I don't dislike dogs, but cats are a huge part of my life.

    Cats are soft, clean, quiet, and can be very companionable. They aren't as loud, messy, and stinky as dogs, and they're much more self-sufficient. I don't have to get up at six am to walk my cats.

    I think cats are beautiful, I don't know why people associate them with evil, and I think that people who hurt or abuse cats are mentally disturbed pieces of shit who should be burned alive.

    Ah...anyway. Got carried away there.

    I love kitties!!!! YAY!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marmalade.sunrise View Post
    I don't know why people associate them with evil
    Could you name a more sadistic animal?

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    cats aren't my favorite animal, but i don't hate them. I had 2 cats for a very long time, and i hated changing litter boxes, and therefore i would never get another cat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JivinJeffJones View Post
    Could you name a more sadistic animal?
    Humans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JivinJeffJones View Post
    Could you name a more sadistic animal?
    People.

    And sharks, wolves, grizzly bears, cobras, black widows, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyward View Post
    Humans.
    Oh man you beat me to it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marmalade.sunrise View Post
    People.

    And sharks, wolves, grizzly bears, cobras, black widows, etc.
    I'll grant you humans, which was the obvious choice. All the other ones don't torment for amusement though. Hence, not as sadistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marmalade.sunrise View Post
    Oh man you beat me to it!
    The other animals that were said are only using their powers for food. Looks at cats, they're sly and I don't thin other animals knead you awake or sit on your face. They seem to do it on purpose.
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    But dogs do things like shit on your bed to punish you.

    I sense an anti-cat bias here.

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