People often like to imagine the worse case scenario so they can plan for a catastrophe. So if you’re a cat lover, you might wonder what the world would be like if all the cats suddenly disappeared from Earth?

Most likely rodents would breed uncontrollably, affecting other species as a result. Meanwhile, people would likely go crazy without having a cat in their home that will comfort them. That shows once and for all that cats are vital to the world for both their ability to hunt rodents and to stun people with their cuteness.

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