You might think you're not a cat person but the second you lay your eyes on those furry little divas and get to witness their grace firsthand, you become one. Just like these 50 folks.

Just like Twitter user Ruby's (@roobeekeane) dad. At first, he was like 'No no no' but when he heard the 'meow meow meow' he quickly changed his mind. Now the man is showering them with attention and care, spoiling the critters whenever he gets a chance to.

After Ruby tweeted pics of the new friends, they quickly went viral. Now, over 72K likes later, people are sharing their own similar stories, telling how felines are finding ways into their loved ones' hearts.

More info: Instagram

Image credits: roobeekeane

Image credits: roobeekeane

Image credits: roobeekeane

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hobbitly
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11 months ago

I would be proud too, lovely attitude from your dad.

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"My dad's kind, caring and funny. He can always cheer me up or calm me down," Ruby told Bored Panda.

The family had a very old, sick cat who died in 2018. "It was so sad and traumatic and my dad said 'can we have a year off from having cats?' Little did he know my mum and I had already put down a deposit to adopt two kittens.

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Flare
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11 months ago

Welp, I'm getting a tissue box. :(

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"You adopt a cat knowing their lifespan is shorter than yours and you're probably going to be very sad at some point. But the joy and friendship they bring is worth the heartbreak," Ruby explained. "After our old cat died, I think my dad forgot how fun it is to have cats. Also, Lucas and Dustin immediately loved him and sat on him for hours so he didn't have a choice but to bond with them."

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Iggy
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11 months ago

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

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Ruby's dad already knows that he's internet-famous and thinks it's hilarious. She also tried explaining it to their cats: "I showed Lucas the post and he batted my phone out of my hand and sniffed it a lot. I think the fame has gone to his head."

The two cats who are responsible for starting this whole thread, Lucas and Dustin, have their own Instagram now. You can follow their fun adventures @CoatedSphynxBoiz!

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Bobert Robertson
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11 months ago

Beard blanket

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glorytherainwing
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11 months ago

My cat watches videos of other cats

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glorytherainwing
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11 months ago

hehehehe parking wars...can i come over?

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Flare
Community Member
11 months ago

OMG that kitty is so tiny!!!!! <3

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Michelle Chevalier
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11 months ago

There is mischief in those eyes

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glowworm2
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11 months ago

Yeah, Dad's not fooling anyone!

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KombatBunni
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11 months ago

Awww that’s so sweet xx

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

he couldn't resist the cuteness. he wanted the pleasure all to himself.

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Flare
Community Member
11 months ago

Did the cat become his nurse?

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

awwww sockface is adorable

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Iggy
Community Member
11 months ago

He knows when he's beaten. Sensible man. And he'll save a fortune in heating bills!

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Reirei
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11 months ago

Is that a dog or an Ewok?

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Sheila Stamey
Community Member
11 months ago

That's so cute. He looks like a loving guy.

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Iggy
Community Member
11 months ago

Look at that little fluffball! No wonder he was converted!

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Clarebear
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11 months ago

I would totally do this with my cat if my Dad let me!

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Flare
Community Member
11 months ago

Grandkitty..... I love it <3

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Sasy
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11 months ago

That is the purest love ever.

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desert29rat
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11 months ago

There's nothing like snuggling with a cat.

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R L
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11 months ago

I like how they have taken up all the space, leaving him sitting on the edge :-)

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

awww

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
11 months ago

Your dad has a kind smile.

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Iggy
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11 months ago

A man with his priorities straight!

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Jill Marie Ravena
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11 months ago

Best friends forever.

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Iggy
Community Member
11 months ago

What a gorgeous cat!

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Iggy
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

Things are so much easier once people realise it's the cat who will decide if they're a cat person or not!

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Kirsten Kerkhof
Community Member
11 months ago

That's because it belongs to Meggs! D-uh! ;)

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glorytherainwing
Community Member
11 months ago

nap time i assume

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