Nearly everyone has had a roommate at one time or another. Yet what we may dislike in a human roommate, we tolerate in a cat such as selfishness, arrogance, and indifference. If you’re planning to adopt a cat and think you can get along just fine, you might want to browse through these tips for what to expect.

For example, feline graffiti, which is another name for scratching your furniture and expensive oriental rugs. Then there are love bites when your cat seems content and suddenly bites you, which is no different than a human roommate who suddenly screws you over for his or her own purpose. So sometimes cats can be better than real people, which explains why crazy ladies hoard cats and never children.

To learn more about the traits of a cat you can expect if you adopt one, click here.