A California man was surprised when his girlfriend's cat came home one day with a note. The note, attached to Nala's collar, said:

“I don't know who this cat belongs to, but she comes visits [sic] us every few weeks. She'll meow outside our back door until we let her in, she wounds [sic] herself around our legs, walks about the house like it's hers, waits @ the fridge until my husband or I fed [sic] her baloney. She doesn't like our cat food very much! We look forward to her visits. We lost our 21 yr old cat this yr.”

Soon, others started to write in with their own stories. Check them out below, or submit your own!

More info: goldenstate30 (h/t: lovemeow)

Nala the cat went out to play in the neighborhood  just like every other day, however this time...

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“[She] came home with this note”

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“I don't know who this cat belongs to, but she comes visits [sic] us every few weeks. She'll meow outside our back door until we let her in, she wounds [sic] herself around our legs, walks about the house like it's hers, waits @ the fridge until my husband or I fed [sic] her baloney. She doesn't like our cat food very much! We look forward to her visits. We lost our 21 yr old cat this yr.”

After this note went viral, other people started sharing their stories:

#1

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RebeccaFinnigan 3 years ago

My sisters cat used to visit the neighbours and was loved by the whole family until she got a little too comfortable and started sharing with them her bad habit of pooping in the bathroom sink

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YvetteDesmarais 3 years ago

My family had an orange stripped cat who moved up the street. The people there called to tell us when they were taking him to the vet. That was nice. He never moved back.

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IvanaAnavi 3 years ago

same at my house ...she is chase me home ,behind my car , if she is out ,always wait for me at Toni's house :)

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VeronicaSaunders 3 years ago

What clever animals you have....

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MaureenDaniels 3 years ago

So you never asked the neighbours if they'd seen him?

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MelissaCarter 3 years ago

Neuter!!!

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VeronicaSaunders 3 years ago

awwww

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PeterClark 3 years ago

LetsJustJ, no just whores, they love everyone

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ElaineBlackPalos 3 years ago

I know this sounds strange, but many cats need jobs to feel good. Making visits around to the neighbor' homes fulfills that urge. Some even find that cleaning off counters, tables, etc. of drinks, eye drops, remotes, phones...to be a fun rewarding job. Often it is celebrated by loud cheering from their owners! Lol

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MikiNyckel 3 years ago

LOL!

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VickiFrench 3 years ago

Cats pick their people!

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LaraStrawbridge 3 years ago

My aunt used to live 6 houses away from us. She got a kitten from the same litter as our cat, so they would run back and forth between the houses and play together and share food all the time. We found out later that our cat was going to an old lady's house between our houses and getting cream from her, and he would also just randomly walk into other neighbours' houses and make himself at home!

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JennT 3 years ago

We feed cats at the parking area of our condominium building. One day, 2 of them showed up at our doorstep. Didn't know how they knew it was ours. Of course they got pet and they lounged then demanded to be let out after a while. Cats are strange amazing creatures.

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KatrinaLilly 3 years ago

In my old townhouse we had 2 visiting kitties. One would come to eat and then lounge on his favourite spot on the living room sofa as if he's lived and slept there his entire life. The other first just came up to the door for snacks, but as he got more and more comfortable he would venture further into the house to enjoy snacks in the kitchen and play with our girl cat. He would stand on his hind legs to scratch at the door until we let him in or put out food.

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MysticalMan 3 years ago

Spreading the good vibrations.

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PrabhasmyheroVasanth 3 years ago

We once rescued and took care of an abandoned kitten. After a few months he went on to live with an old lady next door and never bothered us. After a couple of years when the old lady moved out to a new place, he refused to go with her and when taken forcibly he came back to our place leaving the old lady heartbroken. He's been with us for a few years now but when i starting taking care of a couple of other cats, he's moved away and not seen for over a month now. Hoping to see him soon!

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3 years ago

Our Neighbour’s Cat Sleeps Every Night With My Son

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#25

We Have Several Cats Who Visit My Parents Home. This Is Just One Of Our Favourite Friends.

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MaureenDaniels 3 years ago

This is my cat!!

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The Don

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PamMcKay 3 years ago

I had something similar happen. I moved into a new place and off the back patio the last tenant had made what we called a cat walk to my sons bedroom window. Well this beautiful cat was sneaking in my sons bedroom and sleeping with him, when i found out i found her in my lap before i realized it wasnt my cat, he had her for over a month. After that she moved in and never left and became my best friend. Followed me and loved me unconditionally. My thought is if u have a need they are their. Even if they are someone else's Pam

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MichelleHallahan 3 years ago

My mom and dad used to take turns with their next door neighbor feeding each other's cats. Dad would feed early in the morning and the neighbor would feed them in the evening. The neighbor got married and moved about 30 miles away. Mom came home and one of the neighbor's cats was sitting on the front porch. Mom called the neighborhood or and said, "Did you drop Bailey off at the house?" The neighbor said, "Is he there with you? We've been looking everywhere for him. He's been gone for about a month!" Mom told her she would bring him back to her house but she said no. Bailey has obviously chosen who he wants to live with.

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My Cat (michael) Looks The Same As The Main Story One

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MarissaLanders 3 years ago

I have a cat that lives outside primarily and everyday we crack the garage door so she can go in and out as she pleases, our neighborhood has many cats, feral or not and my cat seems to host a sort of kitty bed and breakfast in our garage because I will often go in their to get a soda and I see a new car almost every month wth the exception of one black cat who seems to visit pretty often

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