What’s more adorable than a pic of Ed Sheeran, unofficially known as the cutest guy on earth? If there’s anything, it must be a pic of Ed Sheeran gently holding a tiny kitten in his hands.
It turns out, celebrities are people like you and me, not because they’re down to earth or eat Frosties for breakfast. It’s because we are all inevitably bonded by our love for cats. And in a world increasingly divided over views, politics, and whatnot, cat people all stand on the common ground that makes everything except felines less important.
So we compiled a list of celebrities that turned out to be cat people, which suggests that if we ever met them, we’d have a lot to talk about. Like, how our furry munchies love bouncing off the walls like a tennis ball, or how they cover their tiny faces with a single paw and unknowingly, they just made your day.
Bored Panda reached out to Molly DeVoss, the certified feline training and behavior specialist who runs “Cat Behavior Solutions,” to find out what an expert thinks about humanity’s immeasurable love for cats, whether it’d be a famous person or your next door neighbor.
“I think people are universally attracted to cats because they are so beautiful and mysterious. Cats are also thought to be lower maintenance than dogs and this appeals to some pet owners,” the feline specialist said.
And when it comes to famous people who have cats, Molly believes that “they make the species much more approachable and appealing, especially for those who thinks cats are aloof and unapproachable.”
Moreover, “Seeing a celebrity with a cat can make fans want to get one that looks the same.” So no wonder you feel like wanting to adopt a cat after seeing Taylor Swift having two of her own!
Most importantly, celebrities with cats help to debunk the stigma surrounding felines. “It is thought that cat lovers are typically introverted and sensitive, but as you can see from this list of celebrities who have cats, that’s not always true. I myself am an extrovert and my whole life revolves around cats,” Molly concluded.
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