7 Things My Toddler and Cats Have in Common

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They bring you random treasures
I have had many a (toy, thank you) mouse dropped at my feet by both cats. Supposedly it's a sign of affection and respect when cats bring you dead ... more 
Photo by: Babble
They bring you random treasures
I have had many a (toy, thank you) mouse dropped at my feet by both cats. Supposedly it's a sign of affection and respect when cats bring you dead stuff, or that's what cat owners tell themselves so they worry a little less about their own perishable mortality. Vivi likes to bring me stuff too, specifically bits of confetti or tissues from the garbage.
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Thu, Oct 25, 2012 4:50 PM EDT
For any of you who may not be familiar, I have two rescue cats. Percy, a brown tabby who is somewhere around 3 years old and allergic to food. And Wink, a seven-year-old orange tabby with one eye and thumbs. We initially intended to get only one cat (Wink), but when I turned around after petting Wink, I found Percy curled up in Vivi's stroller purring as she tugged on his fur and pulled on his ears. Any cat who willingly put up with a baby? That was the (second) cat for us. Cats and toddlers have a lot in common -- one being I can't imagine my life without either of them. Here are 7 other things they have in common. - By Casey Mullins



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