15 People Who Don’t Know Whose Cat This Is

Cats are independent creatures that come and go as they please. To them, nothing is off-limits — including strangers’ houses.

As it turns out, some felines love letting themselves into random people’s homes (and hearts). It’s such a common phenomenon that there’s even a Facebook group for people to share their “My House, Not My Cat” experiences!


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Don’t be surprised if you join them in falling head over heels for these 15 cats who showed up uninvited.

1. “I opened my front door today, and a flea-covered cuddly sweetheart came RUNNING in!

“Update! SHE HAD A CHIP! Her family lost her almost two years ago! Mom was in TEARS. I’m so very selfishly sad, but I just made a whole family incredibly happy.”

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2. “First photo: this was not my cat. He just entered my house and slept in my bed.

“Second photo: now he climbs me. Third photo: he’s definitively my c a t t o now.”

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3. “This is my glass of water, this is my house, this is not my cat drinking my water in my house, this is my neighbor’s cat Ted!”

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4. “This gorgeous boy ‘lives’ three houses down.”

“He’s not allowed inside his house and is always outside roaming, day or night. So now ‘Carl’ enjoys the good life at ours.”

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5. “My mom sent me this. Neither of these cats belong to my parents.”

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6. “This is Mr. Black. He is our neighbor’s cat who visits us every day. He is NOT ours but he thinks he is!!”

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7. “Gave this guy a piece of bacon on my way home from the bar last night. Followed me ten blocks home. This is how I woke up.”

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8. “Crumpet sits on my decking each and every morning and stares through the door awaiting his daily tribute.”

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9. “I went to my kitchen to get my washing out of the machine and feed my cats, but walked into five cats in my kitchen. I only have three!”

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10. “My stroller, not my cat. This is Ralph. Ralph decided he wanted to hitch a ride around the neighborhood.”

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11. “Came home yesterday to find that Santa left this black kitty on my balcony… who then proceeded to give birth to seven little beans.”

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12. “I do have a cat, he’s the cat on the left. The cat on the right is not my cat.

“He would very much like to be my cat. I too would also like him to be my cat. My actual cat disagrees with all of this, and so do his owners.”

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13. “My baby’s bassinet, not my cat.”

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14. “This is Swirl who was my cat, the kitten is not.

“He loved kittens and would steal people’s kittens and bring them home. He’s no longer with us, so I miss those days of coming home to a random kitten in the house.”

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15. “My gf asked me why did I put a white cat in our laundry room, didn’t know what she was talking about, sent me the pic.

“Fell in love with cat, cat is now part of the family.”

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We would have trouble turning these cuties away too! They may be furry intruders, but to their new friends, they’re always welcome!

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