If you think your cat’s insane, you’re probably not alone. Most cats drive their owners up a wall with their behavior, and then act cute enough just in time to get away with causing chaos once more.

While it’s easy to explain away a cat’s behavior as insanity, the real reason has more to do with a cat’s past. Cats have basically adopted humans after discovering they’re safer living with humans than living on their own.

Cats also learned that in the safety of a house, they can sleep all day and then wake up long enough to complain they don’t have any food. This is the type of life normally reserved for celebrities and politicians.

To read more about the scientific reason for why cats behave the way they do, click here.