If you've ever celebrated Christmas, you know the critical role that a Christmas tree plays in this affair. All decked out in Christmas decorations, the evergreen stands proudly in the center of the action, uniting jolly members of a family in many merriments of Yuletide. And what would happen if the spruce with all its Christmas tree decorations would perish? The celebration would, undoubtedly, be ruined. The funny thing is, the only one culprit of such destruction can be patted on the head and met with an adorable 'Awww.' You guessed it; we're talking about silly cats and their love for ruining Christmas spirit.

We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of little feline Grinches who managed to fail Christmas in the most adorable ways. Do you also have problems making your Christmas tree cat proof? If so, submit your funny photos for an investigation or vote for and comment on your favorite pics of funny cats below!

#1

No Need To Put A Star On The Top Of The Tree Now

No Need To Put A Star On The Top Of The Tree Now

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Imperfekt
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5 years ago

I never claimed to be a angel but look at me now!

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#2

It Hasn't Even Been Up For 3 Minutes

It Hasn't Even Been Up For 3 Minutes

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CaroleWaters
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5 years ago

It fainted and pinned me down!

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#3

I'm The Star

I'm The Star

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Rose
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5 years ago

Seriously though, HOW??

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#4

Caught In The Act

Caught In The Act

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BeckyDorricott
Community Member
5 years ago

That would actually make a lovely card :oD

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#5

Get A Cat They Said, It'll Be Fun They Said

Get A Cat They Said, It'll Be Fun They Said

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JanMoore
Community Member
5 years ago

What??? That look like fun!

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#6

Which Is The Odd One Out?

Which Is The Odd One Out?

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MimiGreenberg
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5 years ago

Where's Waldo?

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#7

Woke Up To Our Cat Trying To Hide In The Tree

Woke Up To Our Cat Trying To Hide In The Tree

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MysticalMan
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5 years ago

This is just basic instinct. It's natural for cats to climb trees. Cute though.

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#8

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

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SharonMarie
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5 years ago

levery time a bell rings...lol

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#9

The Christmas Tree Has Helped Clara Realize Her Dream Of Being A Wild Cat

The Christmas Tree Has Helped Clara Realize Her Dream Of Being A Wild Cat

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LisaSoraciZaberto
Community Member
5 years ago

the cat is so nuts so she hid her cat in the plain tree

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#10

My Friend's Cat Thought The Artificial Christmas Tree Would Be Tasty

My Friend's Cat Thought The Artificial Christmas Tree Would Be Tasty

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EdSheeranIsBae
Community Member
5 years ago

My cat was doing this a few days ago :,D

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#11

Clem's Having A Good Time

Clem's Having A Good Time

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

lol....very cute. Little pervert.

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#12

Christmas At A Cat Cafe

Christmas At A Cat Cafe

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

heehee

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#13

My Mom Sent Me Photos Of Her New Christmas Tree - That Cat Seems To Approve

My Mom Sent Me Photos Of Her New Christmas Tree - That Cat Seems To Approve

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MelissaNeese
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice and warm in those lights!

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#14

Undressing The Christmas Tree

Undressing The Christmas Tree

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PeggyWestmoreland
Community Member
5 years ago

Who needs a toddler when you have this cat!

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#15

So This Cat Helped With The Christmas Decorations

So This Cat Helped With The Christmas Decorations

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Rose
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5 years ago

"Almost there...just...a....little...further...!"

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#16

You Don't Need A Tree.

You Don't Need A Tree.

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

I like this one. Just put a star on his head, and call him a tree. No muss, no fuss. Less stress. : )

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#17

Yeah Title Haha

Yeah Title Haha

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ShrutiNaik
Community Member
5 years ago

lovely pic!

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#18

She Likes The Tree

She Likes The Tree

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GeirGrødal
Community Member
5 years ago

No, she really fit's the tree

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#19

Why Fill The Bottom Of The Tree With Presents When You Have A Cat

Why Fill The Bottom Of The Tree With Presents When You Have A Cat

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ShrutiNaik
Community Member
5 years ago

Most beautiful!

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#20

It's Not Even Up Yet

It's Not Even Up Yet

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MysticalMan
Community Member
5 years ago

Just doin what comes natural.

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#21

Ok. Now It Looks Nice

Ok. Now It Looks Nice

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

I really like this one. Hope he didn't destroy it later. Such a pretty cat.

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#22

Not Sure About This Whole Tree Thing

Not Sure About This Whole Tree Thing

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

if you train him young you might be able to stop it before it gets to be where he just has to tear it up. Maybe you could get him his own little tree, decorate it with cat friendly shiny toys....wouldn't hurt.

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#23

My Friend Just Sent Me A Picture Of Her Mom's Cat Looking All Majestic On The Top Of Their Christmas Tree

My Friend Just Sent Me A Picture Of Her Mom's Cat Looking All Majestic On The Top Of Their Christmas Tree

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JenniferStringer
Community Member
5 years ago

Lion King pose.

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#24

This Tree Is For Me, Right?

This Tree Is For Me, Right?

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

This one looks like they placed the cat in that position.

#25

A Christmas Tree Ornament

A Christmas Tree Ornament

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amberpinkerton
Community Member
5 years ago

What kind of cat is this?????

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#26

It's Delicious!

It's Delicious!

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

lol....That kitty needs some cat grass (yes, that is a real thing) or some catnip. Keep in mind though, they apparently can get really stoned from cat nip.

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#27

Don't Mind Me

Don't Mind Me

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

I like this one too.

#28

Pretend Like Nothing Happened

Pretend Like Nothing Happened

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MysticalMan
Community Member
5 years ago

"Ummm, just got here. Found it this way. Honest!"

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#29

My Friend's Kitten Discovered The Christmas Tree

My Friend's Kitten Discovered The Christmas Tree

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Soooo cute.

#30

My Friend's Cat Magnus Helping Us Take Down The Christmas Tree

My Friend's Cat Magnus Helping Us Take Down The Christmas Tree

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

How long did it stand up before he decided it needed to come down??

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#31

Kittie

Kittie

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Gorgeous cat, and a awesome picture. you could use this pic as a Christmas card. Or even sell it to one of the big card companies, it is that good.

#32

Good Night To All!

Good Night To All!

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MysticalMan
Community Member
5 years ago

"This is my new home. Forward all my calls here." :)

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#33

The Cat Who Stole Christmas

The Cat Who Stole Christmas

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Gorgeous cat.

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#34

The Most Beautiful Christmas Tree Ornament

The Most Beautiful Christmas Tree Ornament

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ShrutiNaik
Community Member
5 years ago

matching!

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#35

My Housemate's Cat Is Curious About Christmas

My Housemate's Cat Is Curious About Christmas

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PinkiePie
Community Member
5 years ago

"Gee I never knew I looked so fabulous"

#36

My Kitten Also Loves The Christmas Tree. Doesn't Like The Ornaments Though

My Kitten Also Loves The Christmas Tree. Doesn't Like The Ornaments Though

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#37

Cat 1 - Christmas Tree 0

Cat 1 - Christmas Tree 0

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SusannaVesna
Community Member
5 years ago

Cat 1..."Cat Won"

#38

My Cat Is Decorating A Christmas Tree

My Cat Is Decorating A Christmas Tree

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Very cute.

#39

Christmas Tree Vs Cat

Christmas Tree Vs Cat

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MelissaNeese
Community Member
5 years ago

Nerd tree!

#40

Our Cat Climbed Into Our Undecorated Tree

Our Cat Climbed Into Our Undecorated Tree

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

lol

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#41

Let Me See 'ya Tightrope!

Let Me See 'ya Tightrope!

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NikoMersie
Community Member
5 years ago

cute

#42

Set Up Christmas Tree And Came Back To This

Set Up Christmas Tree And Came Back To This

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

lol

#43

Coco's 1st Christmas.

Coco's 1st Christmas.

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Ninety9Deaths(Nin3ty9D3aths)
Community Member
5 years ago

What is this thing!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

#44

He Didn't Even Wait For The Ornaments

He Didn't Even Wait For The Ornaments

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#45

Tree Decoration

Tree Decoration

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Very cute. He looks comfortable too.

#46

I'm Glad You're Home, He Passed Out!!!

I'm Glad You're Home, He Passed Out!!!

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

lmao....love the title and the cats expression. Too cute.

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#47

Samantha On Her First Christmas

Samantha On Her First Christmas

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TammyChapman
Community Member
5 years ago

Her eyes are so big and shiny, very pretty kitty.

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#48

Introducing Noodles

Introducing Noodles

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#49

A Perfect Place To Sit

A Perfect Place To Sit

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Michelle
Community Member
5 years ago

Haha didn't even see the kitty at first

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#50

Dani Loves The Tree

Dani Loves The Tree

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