2: cautionary statement about a female who is less dateable than advertised due to a prolonged stretch of romantic inactivity (which leads to clinginess)
Also note that x increases with a particular girl's level of insanity, and can thus be used as a measure of how much caution should be warranted in attempting to approach her.
Dave: "Dude, she's got cats."
John: "Tough. How many are we talking about?"
Dave: "At least 6, maybe 7..."
John: "So, like back away slowly then run for the door?"
John: "Amanda seems pretty cute. What's happening there?"
Dave: "She's got cats."
John: "How many?"
Dave: "Only a couple."
John: "I can work with that..."