Archimedes' fourth law says that cats plus the Internet equals comedy squared. It's as simple as that. You capture a kitty -- it doesn't matter if it's skinny, thicc, fluffy or sleepy -- in a humorous scenario, upload the photo to social media, and voila, you're disrupting the status quo of the online world; even the 4chan trolls are taking a break from making up green texts to enjoy an innocent laugh.

Bored Panda has already compiled lists of the best cat posts, for example, here, here, and here, but people continue using the aforementioned equation to produce unforgettable kitty content, so we have to continue giving them the attention they deserve. From ruining their human's breakfast to building a tent, these felines are going viral whether you like it or not.

#1

Soo Fluffy

Soo Fluffy

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

that's lovely pillow and cat imitates it well

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Interestingly, the good people at the Media School at Indiana University tried to investigate why do people love internet cats. Jessica Gall Myrick, an assistant professor of journalism, got nearly 7,000 people to complete her online survey.

"It is possible that viewing of online cat media improves mood, but this activity may also foster negative outcomes linked to using the Internet for procrastination," the researchers wrote.

#2

When You Lie On Your Resume And Still Get The Job

When You Lie On Your Resume And Still Get The Job

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Monika Rhodes
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1 month ago

Cat has more discipline than those other soldiers.

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"Some people may think watching online cat videos isn't a serious enough topic for academic research, but the fact is that it's one of the most popular uses of the Internet today," Myrick said. "If we want to better understand the effects the Internet may have on us as individuals and on society, then researchers can't ignore Internet cats anymore."

"We all have watched a cat video online, but there is really little empirical work done on why so many of us do this, or what effects it might have on us," Myrick added. "As a media researcher and online cat video viewer, I felt compelled to gather some data about this pop culture phenomenon."

#3

It Sees Me

It Sees Me

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Dalek Bunny
Community Member
1 month ago

RUN!!!

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Internet data show there were more than 2 million cat videos posted on YouTube in 2014, with almost 26 billion views. Believe it or not, cat videos had more views per video than any other category of YouTube content.

Myrick's study revealed that the most popular sites for viewing cat videos were Facebook, YouTube, Buzzfeed and I Can Has Cheezburger.

Among the possible effects Myrick hoped to explore: Does viewing cat videos online have the same kind of positive impact as pet therapy? And do some viewers actually feel worse after watching cat videos because they feel guilty for putting off tasks they need to tackle?

Of the participants in the study, about 36 percent described themselves as a "cat person," while about 60 percent said they liked both cats and dogs

#4

Target Accquired

Target Accquired

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Skye Kelly
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1 month ago

AwWwWw

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The participants in the study reported they were more energetic and felt more positive after watching cat-related online media than before.

Also, they had fewer negative emotions, such as anxiety, annoyance and sadness, after watching cat-related online media than before.

They said they often viewed Internet cats at work or during studying, and the pleasure they got from watching cat videos outweighed any guilt they felt about procrastinating.

#5

Himb Goomba. (He Is Here To Bring Joy, Please Skip This Post If You Want To Say Anything Negative About His Appearance)

Himb Goomba. (He Is Here To Bring Joy, Please Skip This Post If You Want To Say Anything Negative About His Appearance)

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Emerald Joanna
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1 month ago

Honestly, how could you ever be negative about this beautiful, sweet wee face?

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All in all, the response to watching cat videos was largely positive.

"Even if they are watching cat videos on YouTube to procrastinate or while they should be working, the emotional pay-off may actually help people take on tough tasks afterward," Myrick explained.

The results also suggest that future work could explore how online cat videos might be used as a form of low-cost pet therapy, she said.



#6

Could You Please Say "Hi" To Peany? 😺

Could You Please Say "Hi" To Peany? 😺

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Sam NE
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1 month ago

Hi

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#7

Sarah (Dog) Stole A Bite Of Stella's Food And Stella Came Running To Me In The Kitchen To Literally Bitch About It 🤣 🤣

Sarah (Dog) Stole A Bite Of Stella's Food And Stella Came Running To Me In The Kitchen To Literally Bitch About It 🤣 🤣

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ThreeOfAKind
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1 month ago

Her face in the top right is brilliant

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#8

A Bunch Of Fools

A Bunch Of Fools

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Doris Won-Lee
Community Member
1 month ago

Am I the only one to want to put a magnet on the paper lizard and go to the other side of the wall to move it to make the cats chase it???

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#9

About A Month Ago I Introduced My New Dog To My Cat. Here's How Their Relationship Is Progressing

About A Month Ago I Introduced My New Dog To My Cat. Here's How Their Relationship Is Progressing

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

Obviously a.very sweet puppy and a formerly lonely kitty.

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#10

My Mom Adopted A Cat That Brings Her Slippers To Her Every Morning. I Didn’t Believe Her Until She Got It On Camera Finally

My Mom Adopted A Cat That Brings Her Slippers To Her Every Morning. I Didn’t Believe Her Until She Got It On Camera Finally

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WhatsUpKittyCat? (I wuv dogs too)
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1 month ago

Who needs a slipper-bringing dog when you can have a slipper-bringing cat?

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#11

At The Vet's Office

At The Vet's Office

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WhatsUpKittyCat? (I wuv dogs too)
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1 month ago

Save meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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#12

She Realized She's Pregnant

She Realized She's Pregnant

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Animal Lover
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1 month ago

"I HaVE SoMthINg In My StOmACH?!?!?!?"

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#13

Cat Returns Home After, What Can Only Be Assumed To Be, A Fight With Spider-Man

Cat Returns Home After, What Can Only Be Assumed To Be, A Fight With Spider-Man

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

It was a lovely wedding.

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#14

Charm Them With The Old Razzle Dazzle

Charm Them With The Old Razzle Dazzle

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Laugh or not
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1 month ago

O'Malley, is that you?!?

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#15

Like Cat, Like Human

Like Cat, Like Human

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Jon S.
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1 month ago

I find this one funnier than I should!

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#16

Even Smol Cats Get A Step

Even Smol Cats Get A Step

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Tami Bridges
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1 month ago

Well my cuteness quota has now reached maximum capacity

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#17

Those Eyes

Those Eyes

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Fish Boden
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1 month ago

I'm going to have to have a little break. All the cuteness is wearing me out.

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#18

Tasty Watermeowlon

Tasty Watermeowlon

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

cat looks about to start her own yoytube channel :D

zims
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1 month ago

"Today I'll be showing you how to achieve that perfect red lip with a natural alternative to traditional lipstick!"

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Kathy Baylis
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1 month ago (edited)

Wonder which brand of Watermelon Pink lipstick that is? Meowbe it’s Meowbelline?

Xavier Portillo
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1 month ago

Meowbe she's born with it

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Bear42212
Community Member
1 month ago

I had a cat who would just quiver and quiver when Mom was cutting up cantaloupe. She had to give him his fill before she could cut it up for the humans in the house.

Omag
Community Member
1 month ago

Very weird! My grandma's cat LOVED pears :/ i also had a cat that loved eating dates!

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mph seti
Community Member
1 month ago

I've read they can't really taste sugar, so...It'd be like crunchy water to them.

Jace
Community Member
1 month ago

I’ve been told they will lick up antifreeze BECAUSE it tastes sweet. ??

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bv7hearts
Community Member
1 month ago

Hey guys, welcome to my lipstick tutorial

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

Madonna? Is that you?

glowworm2
Community Member
1 month ago

More like Mewdonna!

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Linda HS
Community Member
1 month ago

And that's how the watermelon colored lipstick was born...

CatWoman312
Community Member
1 month ago

Now for a makeup tutorial

J-Yogi-Temp-Mom
Community Member
1 month ago

I had a cat named, Bruiser who used to LOVE watermelon and bananas. Just at the sound of me cutting into a watermelon and he was running to beg for some. If you left bananas on the counter he would chew through the peel. Gosh, I miss him.

IcyRedWaffle
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1 month ago (edited)

Joker 2020

Elizabeth Orozco
Community Member
1 month ago

My cats love any type of melon, so funny! :p

spirit wolf
Community Member
1 month ago

Hmmm mine too and they also really seem to like papaya. Maybe your cats will like that too.

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Doris Won-Lee
Community Member
1 month ago

So that's how you put lipstick on a cat!!!

Cat
Community Member
1 month ago

"Kiss me"

BiLal Asif
Community Member
1 month ago

I killed it for u

Stimpy
Community Member
1 month ago

Hot!

GamerX
Community Member
1 month ago

Miranda Sings is dat u?

Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 month ago

Miranda Meows.

Oskar vanZandt
Community Member
1 month ago

Cute little mug... triangular pattern adds a certain "je ne sais quoi".

ruthenium the ruther
Community Member
1 month ago

what color lipstick is that? watermelon you say?

Tami Bridges
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up"

Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
1 month ago

I offered watermelon to my cats, but they were not interested. This is one freaky little dude.

Daria B
Community Member
1 month ago

It must be because you offered it to them. If you forbade it, they'd eat it. ♡

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Animal lover
Community Member
1 month ago

Like my lipstick? 100% natural

Lorelai White
Community Member
1 month ago

I LOVE HER LIPSTICK

Karan Stovall
Community Member
1 month ago

*cat hmm replaces miranda sings*

Christy Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

Does he have an eye infection? They look puffy (IMO)

Trisha Lynn
Community Member
1 month ago

KItty Lipstick! lol

Cristina Sacchi
Community Member
1 month ago

One of mine loves watermelon too!

Charlotte The Crazy cat lady
Community Member
1 month ago

watermelon lipstick

tillytrot1000
Community Member
1 week ago

It's a new shade of lipstick !!

ArhomR
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Ahm ready for my close-up...

J W
Community Member
1 month ago

I gots my new lipstick tutorial guys! I'm gonna show you all how to apply it like The Joker XD

somnomania
Community Member
1 month ago

third pic looks about like me after i've eaten my weight in watermelon in one sitting lmao

Deb k
Community Member
1 month ago

My cat also loves watermelon, how strange

Emily Ray Howson
Community Member
1 month ago

What lipstick do ya use

Karen Van Scoyk
Community Member
1 month ago

I just want to kiss that sweet little face!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
Community Member
1 month ago

Nice lipstick color!!!

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
1 month ago

Even I know that fruits are yummy and healthy.

Charles Brentner
Community Member
1 month ago

I can imagine the cat saying, "Must have been something I ate."

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
1 month ago

😂❤

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh a great laugh for me, thanks !!!

RufffiesWithRidges
Community Member
1 month ago

I regret nothing 😼🍉

Michael Dworkin-Robertson
Community Member
1 month ago

...and that's when Kitty resolved that she would NEVER let Karen do her make up ever again....

Rich McCormick
Community Member
1 month ago

Mmm, why don't you come up and see me some time you big melon! Mmmmm

maryse demers
Community Member
1 month ago

So funny and sweet

Rainy
Community Member
1 month ago

Ok everyone get ya melon and just kiss it and Tada... your ready for your date

Romila Lal
Community Member
1 month ago

Ha ha ha

Peter Spencer
Community Member
1 month ago

Tastes waaay better than Mum's lipstick, too

Linda Davidson
Community Member
1 month ago

This poor cat is sick. There is mucus surrounding her eyes, black nose boogers, thin and dirty. WTF, this isn't funny, he/she is probably starving. She looks like she's on death's door.

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 month ago

Don't feed cats this kind of stuff they are very sensitive to magnesium - it literally is poison to them. This poor baby is pretty sick.

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 month ago

This cat is actually sick and needs to get to the vet.

Kathie Daniel Fertur Lux
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh dear

Coreen Kerr
Community Member
1 month ago

Those lips!!

Laurie Sawatzke
Community Member
1 month ago

Laughing out loud!

Sun Shine
Community Member
1 month ago

numnum.. yum and fashionable

Jane W.
Community Member
1 month ago

Zsa Zsa, you must learn some makeup tricks!

nala simba
Community Member
1 month ago

Are you kidding kitty. Lipstick at your age. You look like a French tart!

Sue Sanders
Community Member
1 month ago

Finally, the perfect shade for moi.

Loraine D.G. MacGinness
Community Member
1 month ago

Kiss, kiss ! xx

Courtney LeDroit
Community Member
1 month ago

Someone got a hold of mom's makeup.

Mrs. Wick
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm not surprised! One of my old cats loved watermelon too!

Colleen Stadnick
Community Member
1 month ago

KUSH ME!

I Just Changed My Name
Community Member
1 month ago

"Ya I did it. AND what?"

Karen Gladden
Community Member
1 month ago

❤❤❤👄👄👄👄❤❤❤

Your Mother
Community Member
1 month ago

The Miranda sings of cats

Robin DJW
Community Member
1 month ago

I try anything. I might like it!

Kanga9ine
Community Member
1 month ago

Plant a lip lock on my soup coolers.

Kanga9ine
Community Member
1 month ago

Shut up and kiss me.

Deborah Orr
Community Member
1 month ago

wow if that works on humans think of all the money us ladies would save on lipstick AND have a sweet treat!

Mary Mulqueen
Community Member
1 month ago

I miss in love 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

Paizleypie
Community Member
1 month ago

Lipstick: Watermelon Passion.

Evelína Zlá
Community Member
1 month ago

No regrets...

Laurie Mcintyre
Community Member
1 month ago

Am I the only one who is wondering about how THIN this kitty is? (and that eye infection).

Manuela
Community Member
1 month ago

What a nicen "lipstick" colour. I bet it tast better than other ones.

Shaquille_oatmeal23
Community Member
1 month ago

Great Lipstick Color

izzy bradford
Community Member
1 month ago

this is literally me when i try to put just a little bit of lipstick on...

Scratch
Community Member
1 month ago

Give us a kiss.

Lynn Pearse
Community Member
1 month ago

There's a new line of lip stick!

Shelli Aderman
Community Member
1 month ago

I’ve lipstick!

Gina Babe
Community Member
1 month ago

"I regret nothing"

Rodno7493527
Community Member
1 month ago

Lemme put ma lipstick on

Lidia Welch
Community Member
1 month ago

SO CUTE! I love cats!

Dave Chapman
Community Member
1 month ago

IT WASN'T ME...honest!!

Giles Gallie
Community Member
1 month ago

Have to try it with our cats.

Collin Edward
Community Member
1 month ago

Why so serious?

Mia Fernström
Community Member
1 month ago

Who needs lipstick? Hahaha

Sheila Bellamy
Community Member
1 month ago

saves on the high cost of store-bought lipstick

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 month ago

I know the feeling after stuffing myself on watermelon!

FÛŁŁ_ÊFFÊČT
Community Member
1 month ago

Haters Back Off!!

Felipe StillChill
Community Member
1 month ago

Miranada sings?

Pam Pinkstaff
Community Member
1 month ago

High on watermelon?

Alexis D.
Community Member
1 month ago

"I regret nothing!"

Munhu Afro
Community Member
1 month ago

Where'd you get watermelons with seeds? Mr Kat.

Wendy Wee
Community Member
1 month ago

Hahahahaha!!!so funny

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#19

Heard My Husband Screaming While In The Shower..walked In On This

Heard My Husband Screaming While In The Shower..walked In On This

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Francis
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1 month ago

My cat once bit my bf through the shower curtain... Cats will be cats

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#20

He Loves Getting Raked By The Back Scratcher. He Is My Zen Garden

He Loves Getting Raked By The Back Scratcher. He Is My Zen Garden

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Mike Crow
Community Member
1 month ago

A flame point, so cute! I have an elderly one who rules our house with an iron paw. Our English Mastiff is afraid of her.

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#21

My Husband Bought Our Cat His Own Couch, And He Just Sits There And Judges Everyone Now

My Husband Bought Our Cat His Own Couch, And He Just Sits There And Judges Everyone Now

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Cattitude

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#22

My Cat Just Came Back From One Of Her Evening Strolls With Someone Else's Keys In Her Mouth

My Cat Just Came Back From One Of Her Evening Strolls With Someone Else's Keys In Her Mouth

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat burglar

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#23

Cat Tent

Cat Tent

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Cat
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1 month ago

Cheap date. Excellent!

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#24

I Don't Knwo What This Cat Is Going Through But I Can Relate

I Don't Knwo What This Cat Is Going Through But I Can Relate

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Elizabeth Orozco
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1 month ago

WHY, WHY DID THE HOOMAN GET A DOG... WHYYYYYYYYY

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#25

Oliver,the Cat With Thumbs.

Oliver,the Cat With Thumbs.

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Ollie is a kitten with mittens!

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#26

He's Having An Identity Crisis..

He's Having An Identity Crisis..

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Munhu Afro
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm identifying as an avian now. Bow down before catbird king, or queen before I smack you twice, or thrice. Just do it!

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#27

This Man Saved Our Dog. You Can See Our Cat Jumping Out The Window

This Man Saved Our Dog. You Can See Our Cat Jumping Out The Window

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

So sorry for the damage to your home. So glad your animals are safe.

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#28

He's Going To Be There Awhile...

He's Going To Be There Awhile...

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat sitter. He comes over and the cats sit on him. That works.

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#29

When A Cat Runs To The Fridge Every Time It Opens, A Sign Is Necessary

When A Cat Runs To The Fridge Every Time It Opens, A Sign Is Necessary

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

What? Oh ha! Rofl

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#30

Don't Listen To Her Lies

Don't Listen To Her Lies

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nanashi
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1 month ago

even after reading the sign, I would fall for that bullshit anyway.

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#31

One Of Our Kittens Only Sleeps In My Daughters Doll Bathtub...

One Of Our Kittens Only Sleeps In My Daughters Doll Bathtub...

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Master Markus
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1 month ago

That's a fucking deluxe doll tub.

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#32

You're Not Fooling Anyone, Bill

You're Not Fooling Anyone, Bill

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Scratch out the word “Feeder” and replace it with “Eater”.

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#33

Just As The Prophecy Foretold

Just As The Prophecy Foretold

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Alphabetty Spaghetti for tea?

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#34

Take Care Of Yourself, My Friends

Take Care Of Yourself, My Friends

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

That's what embracing being at one with oneself looks like

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#35

Had To Look Twice

Had To Look Twice

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WhatsUpKittyCat? (I wuv dogs too)
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1 month ago

Looks like it belongs in Doctor Who

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#36

Spotted At My Local Agway

Spotted At My Local Agway

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Kathy Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Heed my words and be afraid. Be very afraid.

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#37

We Have Two Sane Cats. Pushed Our Luck Getting A Third

We Have Two Sane Cats. Pushed Our Luck Getting A Third

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Skye Kelly
Community Member
1 month ago

LoL

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#38

Day 2 Of Quarantine: The Cats Are Plotting To Kill Me...

Day 2 Of Quarantine: The Cats Are Plotting To Kill Me...

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Kate S
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1 month ago

They're having a meeting about the dog

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#39

Meowgic

Meowgic

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

So cruel! Decapitating a cat just to get on BP!

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#40

“Black Cat” Is The Name Of The Wine

“Black Cat” Is The Name Of The Wine

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Doris Won-Lee
Community Member
1 month ago

Can I take a glass of wine to go please?

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#41

I'm Up So You're Up

I'm Up So You're Up

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Francis
Community Member
1 month ago

This is an awsome picture!

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#42

Cat-Funny-Posts

Cat-Funny-Posts

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Elizabeth Orozco
Community Member
1 month ago

So FLOOFY!!!

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#43

Don't Worry About The Cake, I Got An Idea.... Wait

Don't Worry About The Cake, I Got An Idea.... Wait

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Francis
Community Member
1 month ago

Maybe without the sign she wouldn't have found it?

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#44

The Toilet Is Occupied

The Toilet Is Occupied

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Skye Kelly
Community Member
1 month ago

"Ahhhhh, what a nice bed my human has made for me!" other cat "but... but i want to go to the toilet!"

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#45

Taken From My Parents’ Kitchen Window. They Don’t Have Any Cats...

Taken From My Parents’ Kitchen Window. They Don’t Have Any Cats...

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Skye Kelly
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat is tree: "Help! I'm falling!" Cat on ground: "what?oh, whatever."

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#46

This Is Manchester. He Was Not Sticking His Head In The Flour Jar. He Does Not Have A Flour Problem. That Is All

This Is Manchester. He Was Not Sticking His Head In The Flour Jar. He Does Not Have A Flour Problem. That Is All

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Dalek Bunny
Community Member
1 month ago

How could you even accuse him of that serious crime, he is obviously innocent

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#47

'Am I Doing It Right?'

'Am I Doing It Right?'

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Daria B
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1 month ago

Neko no Ongaeshi ♡

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#48

Thanks For Ruining My Breakfast

Thanks For Ruining My Breakfast

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Francis
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat: "sooo.. can i eat it then?"

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#49

Gizmo's Not The Brightest Tool In The Shed

Gizmo's Not The Brightest Tool In The Shed

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Such temptation - I don't know if I could avoid teaching this little fella a valuable lesson in life

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#50

Nothing To See Here

Nothing To See Here