8 Senior Cats with Zero Patience for Your Nonsense

November is Adopt a Senior Pet month, so we thought it’d be the purr-fect time to elicit some pearls of wisdom from felines who have some experience under their furry belts, including the CatCon Muse, who is herself a Golden Girl at almost 13.

Listen up, kittens — these eight Grandmas and Grandpas have some advice for GenZ!

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“If you can’t say anything nice, ignore everyone.”

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“Don’t be afraid to try new things, but always keep your bottom groomed — you never know when you’ll run into an eligible tom.”

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“Stop your bitching already. When I was your age, we had to wait for the human to OPEN the can with some kind of mechanical device – you’ve got it E.A.S.Y.”

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“Cover up your own litter box business — nobody gets a free ride.”

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“If you’re hungry and the human is sleeping, meow loudly and paw at their face — it’s the polite thing to do, and manners don’t cost a thing.”

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“Hairballs happen and there’s no shame in that.”

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“It’s important to save for a rainy day. Store straws, hair ties, and milk jug rings under the sofa– you never know when you’ll need them.”

 

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“The Rule of the Black Pants (or really any type of black clothing): Your human left them out so you have an obligation to nap on them as long as you see fit.”

 

Remember, when you adopt a senior, you get the benefit of cat who’s been around the block and can teach us all a thing or two. Also, don’t forget to call your own grandparents, always carry a handkerchief, and remember to wear clean underwear– you never know if you’ll be in an accident.