In the interest of full disclosure, I feel like I need to share the fact that I’m a huge fan of doing things in pairs. First, a black cat and black dog. Then two dogs, brother and sister. Next? Two cats. They weren’t intentional, and we really had to decide if we wanted to bring a second cat into the house. More importantly, though, we needed to decide if she wanted us to bring a second cat home. It’s not always a matter of, well, kittens and rainbows, and some cats are perfectly fine on their own — but some aren’t.
How do you know if your cat needs a friend? How can you be sure there’s going to be more adorable cuddles than claws and flying fur? Let’s talk science and cat psychology, and look at some adorable cat duos to find out!