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Admit it -- you had a crush on the cat from Hocus Pocus when you were a kid

Everyone did.

hocus Source: YouTube

AS EVERY 90s child knows, Hocus Pocus is the best Halloween film of all-time.

Try as they might, no other Halloween film can hold a candle to it.

After all, it brought us the original ‘single ladies’.

Hocus Pocus Animated GIF Source: Giphy

And the word ‘yabbos’.

Hocus Pocus Animated GIF Source: Giphy

And the best rendition of I Put A Spell On You ever.

90S Animated GIF Source: Giphy

But it was also responsible for arguably the most confusing childhood crush in cinematic history.

We are, of course, talking about Thackery Binx.

You know, the cat.

90S Animated GIF Source: Giphy

For those of you who haven’t seen Hocus Pocus, here’s what you need to know.

Thackery Binx was a young man alive during the Salem Witch Trials. When the three witches kidnapped his sister, he tried to stop them and, well, they turned him into a black cat.

Unable to die, he remained a black cat for 300 years and in Hocus Pocus, he befriends Max and Dani.

90S Animated GIF Source: Giphy

Yes, Thackery Binx was no ordinary cat and for that reason, a lot of gals developed a weird, confusing crush on him.

Seriously, everyone had a secret crush on the cat

He just had such a nice voice <3 <3 <3

“Who do you fancy?” “The cat from Hocus Pocus.”

And who can forget when he turned into a ghost?

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So if you’re wondering if it’s weird that you had a crush on a cat…

Don’t worry because you’re not alone


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