Cats are cute, fun and complicated creatures. A lot of what we thought we knew about them just wasn’t true in any way. While we are more educated than ever before about cats, there is still a layer of mystery to why they do what they do. The Egyptians worshiped them as gods and thought of them as magical. At the end of the day, we can only know so much about them–and maybe that’s how it’s supposed to be.

Cats are cold, independent creatures

Most people go the dog route because they want love and companionship. Any cat owner understands that they can be just as bit as warm and loving as dogs can be. Who needs an overly needy animal anyways? While feral cats may never warm up to you, domesticated cats can form a strong bond with you and your family.

Believe it or not, cats can teach us about love and affection. They have a

Cats don’t have personalities

Spending time with a cat will quickly dispell this notion. Depending on your lifestyle, you’ll want to figure out which type of cat is best for you. Choosing the wrong cat for your lifestyle is often times where the first myth comes from of cats being cold and independent. If your cat loves to be around you and you’re never home then it will cause a strain in the relationship.

Current studies have zeroed in on five different cat personality types: human, Hunter, cats’ cat, cantankerous or inquisitive.

Cats hate water

It’s true that most cats do not like water but why is that? There are several theories on the reason why. The fur doesn’t dry as quickly which can create an uncomfortable experience cats. As their fur gets wet, it weighs them down which may startle them somewhat as they are used to being agile. This agility gives them the ability to escape danger much more quickly than most other animals. Also, cats descended from areas of arid deserts where there wasn’t much water.

No matter what you believe about cats, they are some of the most fun animals to be around once you get to know them. There’s a reason why Egyptians worshiped and thought of them as gods and goddesses. Whether you like cats or not, they play an integral role in our everyday interactions in life.