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If i were a teacher, i would not downvote my students for thier first mistakes.
If you dealt with 20 or 30 of them making exactly the same mistake each time, you would soon change your opinion. Thing is, you don't actually help out in the forums much do you? You've not had to live with that never ending miasma of crud. When you have done that for an extended period of time, feel free to come back and tell us how we can behave.
1) Cats are predators.
2) Predators are lazy. They want to get more energy out of their food than it cost them to catch it.
3) Stealing is easier than hunting, so it is a perfectly acceptable way to fill your belly.
When you have a little lion in your house, it's unwise to leave your 'prey' unwatched: Pizza![^]
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.