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When Cats Understood How You Feel When Running

National Cat Day is the perfect day to remind ourselves that cats just get us.

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Dogs may be man’s best friend, but we actually think that when it comes to running, cats are the ones who really get us. Here are just a few examples of when cats understood how we feel when running.

Waiting for the gun to go off.

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First mile of your 5K.

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Last mile of your 5K.

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Trying to motivate yourself to do a Sunday long run.

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When you nail your PR.

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Attempting a pull-up.

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After a speed workout.

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Imagining finishing a marathon in your first week of training.

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When your friend asks on Facebook who wants to sign up for a race with her.

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