After the Smirking Cat discovered she’s a Norwegian Forest Cat, I got curious about my own feline lineage. There’s a quiz you can take at iVillage (ignore the fairly obstrusive ads, like any good cat) and find out what kind of cat you are. I already know that in the LOLcat universe, I’m Happy Cat.
And now we know: I’m an ocicat! Yay!
The Ocicat is both playful and devoted. She may spring into action on a whim at any moment, or languidly pass an hour away in the lap of a loved one. The Ocicat is happiest with friends and struggles at being solitary for any period of time. Her exotic, no-fuss coat is a breeze to maintain, and looking her best comes easily. Inquisitive by nature, she gets into trouble from time to time. But any trouble is soon forgotten because she is off on a new adventure in a flash!
Works for me … except for the part about not needing solitude (I need it desperately) and being off in a flash (it’s more of a slow shuffle). But I do have a no-fuss coat, I guess.
The picture is too small to do her justice, because these are really gorgeous cats. I’ve nicked one from Flickr as evidence:
I’m trying to figure out how my new ocicat identity squares with the result of the other quiz I just took (on Facebook):