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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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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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
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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
Community Member
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

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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
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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
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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
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1 month ago

Cat burglar

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#23

Cat Tent

Cat Tent

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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
Community Member
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.

Janine B.
Community Member
1 month ago

He looks so tired, the cats probably didn't let him leave.

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Monika Rhodes
Community Member
1 month ago

And by the look on his face- he knows it..

Omag
Community Member
1 month ago

And he is happy about it!

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Mimi M
Community Member
1 month ago

When so many cats like someone that much, it's a good sign. Good boyo.

Kathy Baylis
Community Member
1 month ago

Looks like someone dumped a bucket of cats on him.

Shelley Jennings
Community Member
1 month ago

He's a good person. Cats sense it

Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow...the cats love him, don't they?

deanna woods
Community Member
1 month ago

He doesn't seem to mind.

Linda HS
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat whisperer...

CultOfBambi
Community Member
1 month ago

Does he marinade himself in catnip?

Natalia Shoemark
Community Member
1 month ago

What a lovely boy xxx

CatWoman312
Community Member
1 month ago

Heaven 😍

Deborah Orr
Community Member
1 month ago

I love the look on his face... resigned....

Irina Deneva-Slav
Community Member
1 month ago

And how resigned to his fate he looks. Well done, kid, that's the right attitude to catting.

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat whisperer!!!

Hafida
Community Member
1 month ago

This is heaven to me

Dave Chapman
Community Member
1 month ago

You know you're popular when...

Liesa Yopp
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat Trap, once you're in you never get out muwhahahah

tillytrot1000
Community Member
1 week ago

Hope he doesn't need the loo !!

ArhomR
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Pied Piper of pusses.

J W
Community Member
1 month ago

Now that is a personality that I would love to watch a movie with surrounded by kitties. What a pleasant personality :)

Karen Klinck
Community Member
1 month ago

This one's a keeper.

Diana Hockley
Community Member
1 month ago

Why is it that when a cat lies on you (anyone as well as me) we find it impossible to disturb it? LOL

Sue Clifford
Community Member
1 month ago

One lucky young man 😻😻.

Margareta Hagman
Community Member
1 month ago

i just know he is awsome !

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
1 month ago

This is the best way to spend an afternoon though.

shemeowsalot
Community Member
1 month ago

GOALS.

Bita
Community Member
1 month ago

He's so lucky🥀

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 month ago

A beautiful arrangement, so decorative !!!

okpkpkp
Community Member
1 month ago

A future cat man.

Janine Hunt-Jackson
Community Member
1 month ago

Wonder how long it's been since he ate or got to go to the bathroom?!

Linda Clements
Community Member
1 month ago

There is NOTHING warmer than a cat blanket!!

Cindy Jarrett
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

He’s going to be a Veterinarian! Cats know their clan members!

Susan Duncan
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat magnet! Lucky guy.

Lisa Pockat Bork
Community Member
1 month ago

I wanna be sitting there

Daniele Ribolla
Community Member
1 month ago

I've seven, and about three stay near me on TV eve... but THEY KNOW who's loving them.

zootietoo
Community Member
1 month ago

Is he wearing catnip cologne or something?!? Where can I get some?

Patricia Fowler
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes

Romila Lal
Community Member
1 month ago

Aww cat boy

Neil Evangelista
Community Member
1 month ago

He'll be suffering from Feline Paralysis for a while...

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
1 month ago

Been there.

Robin Mayhall
Community Member
1 month ago

This is my damn dream. All the kitties contentedly sitting on and around me, all the time!

Sue Sanders
Community Member
1 month ago

That's heavenly if you don't need to visit the loo in a few minutes. Oh, wait. They'd just follow you there.

Bettye McKee
Community Member
1 month ago

He must be wearing catnip cologne.

Robin DJW
Community Member
1 month ago

Lucky boy. Luckier cats.

Kanga9ine
Community Member
1 month ago

Give that boy a raise. Meets requirements of job duties better than anyone ever.

Tessa Thompson
Community Member
1 month ago

I would be 100% fine with this

Denny Cwiek
Community Member
1 month ago

I've been in this position for so long that I thought my bladder was going to burst!

Bettina Jansen
Community Member
1 month ago

heaven <3

Nancy Massi
Community Member
1 month ago

Cat whisperer

Shelby McClain
Community Member
1 month ago

This many cats trusting him this much shows what a wonderful person he is inside.

TrashPandaru
Community Member
1 month ago

My idea of heaven

Kate S.
Community Member
1 month ago

holy crap he looks like someone i know!

Troux
Community Member
1 month ago

According to new studies, zero women will ever be attracted to this guy. :( https://www.boredpanda.com/men-cats-study-dating-science/

Oskar vanZandt
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, those women aren't the kind this fella needs... he needs a woman who loves felines as much as he does. The cats feel safe with him- that's a GOOD sign.

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Akucdota
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1 month ago

Looks a lot like Bran Stark

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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
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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
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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)
Community Member
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

maybe she's trying to catch herself in that circle

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