You may want to train your cat, but more often than not, your cat trains you. Fluffy decides when she wants to be petted, when she wants to play, and whether or not she's going to wake you up at 4 in the morning for more Fancy Feast. (But you love her anyway, right?) As it turns out, a June 2017 study reveals that cats also chose to domesticate themselves.
After you're done entertaining Mittens with the laser pointer, you can resume the story. We'll wait.