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Real Housewives of New Jersey star Dina Manzo's daughter Lexi Manzo is facing an exciting transition in her life, as she finishes up her senior year of high school. However, one thing she won't be preparing for in the near future is living in a college dorm room. But why not?

It's no secret that Dina and Lexi are serious animal lovers, and it appears that Lexi's love for her pet cat is keeping her from wanting to live on campus when she starts college in the fall.

"When you say no to college dorming because you can't leave your cat... #attached," Lexi tweeted on February 6. 

We think it's cute that Lexi doesn't want to be away from her cat and is willing to sacrifice living in the dorms to make that happen. And trust us, Lexi: Sharing a room and eating college-cafeteria food isn't all it's cracked up to be anyway. 

Lexi has proven her love of cats in the past, as Dina recently posted a photo (above) of Lex holding up their hairless cat. "#sexy," is how Dina simply captioned the shot. We're looking forward to seeing more of Lexi's life when Dina returns to RHoNJ next season. 

Are your surprised that Lexi is passing up living in the dorms? 

Source: Lexi on Twitter