GUYS who want to improve their chances with the ladies this Valentine’s Day should consider palling up with a feline friend to help attract a partner, according to a new survey.

Feline welfare charity Cats Protection found women think cat-loving men possess many qualities they find attractive when looking for love.

The research, which was carried out for Valentine’s Day, found six in ten women across the UK think men who own cats are more caring.

And far from being seen as wimpy, cat ownership appears to be a manly quality, as just 27% of women think cat-owning men are soppy.

The research also found that:

• 48% of women think having a cat enhances human relationships. 

• 42% of women think men who own cats are more loving and 44% think men who own cats are kinder.

Men (or women) wishing to adopt a cat can visit the charity’s website at or call the charity’s helpline on 03000 12 12 12 to find out more.

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