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New Favorite Tumblr: Saving Room For Cats

It turns out we’ve been wrong. The well-documented phenomenon of men taking up too much space on the train as if to air out a particularly large set of balls that has enraged women since time immemorial (or at least since the invention of public transit) is not, in fact, about a gendered sense of entitlement to fill up public space or a performance of masculinity.

There is actually a perfectly reasonable explanation: they’re just saving room for cats. Very large cats.

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On behalf of feminists everywhere, our sincerest apologies to all sprawling men and their furry friends.

More after the jump. 

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • Anne Jones

    Ha! With how big these cats have to be to fill the space, there’s definitely the possibility for a sister blog titled “Saving Room for Great Danes.” Or “Saving Room for Goats. (But Only Full-Grown Goats.)”

  • Mike
  • suzanna

    Oh, it all makes sense now, gotta love those kitties. The cat with the old guy in red cap has a Poirot mustache, now that’s class.
    I like how the cats make the image go from ewwww gross to awwww cute kitties :)
    Anne that is hilarious you could definitely fit a Great Dane in there, a goat might kick though… ouch ;) Mike I had never seen kitten shake before but now I’ve seen it I must have it :D