Sometimes "cat" means:
* A gender-nonspecific way to refer to a person and low-key imply that they're cool, e.g. "they are a hip cat"* A literal feline, e.g. "I have a pet cat"* A furry, e.g. "this is my cat fursona"
And on the fediverse, it's kind of a roll of the dice which one they mean
@bgcarlisle* short for Catherine or Katherine oeh "Hypocorism" is a fancy smancy way of calling it.* /usr/bin/cat
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