I just got a cat last weekend (about a year old, according to the rescue place I got her from), and she is a fantastic cat, but I'm frustrated (and kind of worried for her sake) that she constantly needs attention. She follows me from room to room, often so close to my feet that I have to walk at an aggravatingly slow pace so that I don't step on her or kick her.
I don't let her sleep with me because I've heard horrible stories about people that have rolled over on pets in their sleep, so I close the door to my bedroom at night. She sits outside of my door and cries all night because I'm not with her. Same when I take a shower. I also work during the day, and when I get home she's ecstatic to see me.
Is this something that she'll grow out of, i.e., will she get used to being alone? I like that she likes humans so much, but I worry that she's miserable when she's alone, and I'm also a little frustrated that I can barely go to the bathroom without her following me in.
I've also thought about getting one of those dvds for cats to keep her occupied.