Everyone knows that cats are fun (except for those inferior human beings who actually dislike cats). If you want to learn more about your cat beyond feeding it, grooming it, and letting is sleep wherever it wants in your house, you might be interested in this article about a cat geneticist who studies how genes pass traits along in cats like diseases, hair collar, and health conditions.

If people think you’re crazy for liking cats so much, imagine getting paid to study cats all day long and hang around with them. To read more about Dr. Lyons, a cat geneticist, click here.