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For years, the first rule of being a dude in Cat Club was: You do not talk about Cat Club.As a lifelong member—my childhood cat was actually older than me—I’d always viewed my affection as the love that dare not meow its name.The cat dude is officially entering the mainstream. I’m no longer hesitant to tell people about the five critters I live with.In fact, every cat owner I talked to for this piece is just the sort of guy you could have a beer with, not some weirdo holed up in his apartment doting over an animal like some surrogate spouse. Why do there seem to be more cat dudes here than in, say, Chicago? We’re preoccupied with jobs, social lives, HBO series.“If you’re a man with a cat but without a girlfriend, I’m just going to go ahead and assume you’re a murderer.”—Alyssa, Upper West Side “Why would I want to date a guy who’s already bought himself a pussy to come home to every night?
“I’ve lived alone for many years,” says Chris, 34, a writer from Harlem, “and having a cat means there’s a sentient creature there beside me.” Most important, though, is that male New Yorkers in particular are by nature critical of blind friendliness and bubbly personalities—which makes them the yin to cats’ standoffish yang.We’ve all heard the label “Crazy Cat Lady,” but how many of us really qualify for the title?And what type of requirements are we talking about?But recently, fellas with felines have embraced their ailurophilia.Local celebs like Howard Stern have fostered dozens of rescue cats, turning their homes into “catnadoes.” There’s the guide , in which scary-looking rockers from bands like Skeletonwitch and Lightning Swords of Death pose with their furry friends.