After a recent Colorado State University study claimed that women find men with cats less dateable than men without cats, men who have cats have started coming out to claim that they’re just as dateable too.

Of course one reason why women may hesitate about dating a man with a cat is that the cat will always come first, and what woman wants to compete against a feline, knowing she’ll lose every time? Yet if you’re a woman who likes cats, what better mate could you find than someone who likes cats just as much as you do?

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