19 Photos That Prove Cats Are Actually Sweethearts

Cats sometimes get a bad rap for being snotty/antisocial/prone to biting and scratching — you name it. But any cat lover knows that cats can actually be straight-up sweethearts and here's proof!

cat smelling a rose
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1. This little furball with the soul of a poet stopping to smell the roses

cat lying in grass
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3. This cat who is basically Walt Whitman.

black and white cat with teddy bear
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4. This cat who loves his teddy bear more than we'll ever know.

two cats lying next to each other
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5. These cats who are bffs.

white cat with all four paws on human's hand
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6. This four-paw hug is melting our hearts!

two cats cuddling
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7. These two cats showing us how cuddling is DONE.

four kittens in a pink food bowl
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8. Not to be outdone, here are four kittens cuddling in a food bowl.

cat cuddling with two dogs in a bed
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9. This cat who is snuggling with TWO PUPS!

cat in suitcase
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10. This cat who can't bear the thought of you going on vacation.

cat on a purse
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11.This cat can't bear the thought of you leaving the HOUSE without her.

cat sitting with person at computer
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12. This cat who can't stop herself from snuggling with your hand.

cat among books on shelf
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13. This kitty who loves books more than anything in the whole world.

cat standing on back legs in kitchen
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14. This cat doesn't have opposable thumbs, but still wants to help cook!

cat sniffing cat mug
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15. And this cat who is just so happy to have tea with you.

cat sleeping on a shelf
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16. This kitty would love for you to join her for a nap.

cat wearing strawberry hat
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17. This cat who is wearing the cutest little strawberry hat.

black and white cat in bath tub
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18. This cat who defies all stereotypes by LOVING bath time.