Cats are curious characters. To many, they are the perfect pet—intelligent, elegant, calming companions, often capable of providing themselves with a great deal of exercise and hygiene.

However, one can't underestimate their independence and quirkiness. And the Facebook group 'Cats Making Funny Faces' illustrates these characteristics beautifully.

This online community celebrates felines by sharing their not-so-majestic moments, proving that these creatures are full of surprises and you never really know what they're planning next.

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#1

I Yawned While Looking At This. Dammit!

I Yawned While Looking At This. Dammit!

"This is how you know yawns are really contagious"

Viral Cats Report

#2

This Is 'Keys'. She Keeps Putting Her Paws In The Air And Nobody Knows Why

This Is 'Keys'. She Keeps Putting Her Paws In The Air And Nobody Knows Why

Laurie Gasper Report

Birgit M
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

🎶Wave your paws in the air like you don‘t care - by Ca(t)meo(w)

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We managed to get in touch with the group's administrator, Amy Ketchum, and she told us that a lot of work goes into keeping it friendly.

"We manually review and approve/decline every post submission each day," Amy explained to Bored Panda. "Many trolls are removed at that stage."

"Also, we have a very active community which knows the importance of our primary rule 'see something say something.' This means if a conflict happens in the comments, anyone can write the word “admin” and we will see it to take care of the issue. This has been working great for us. We are also very diligent with screening new member requests to help prevent a problem from occurring at all."

#3

Shay Thanks For Bringing This One To My Attention. So Stinking Cute

Shay Thanks For Bringing This One To My Attention. So Stinking Cute

"Monsieur cat"

Amy Ketchum Report

#4

The Purr-Fect Wedding Photo!

The Purr-Fect Wedding Photo!

The Cat Butler Report

#5

Caption This

Caption This

Michelangelo Filippini Giogli Report

Sheila Stamey
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

" I got big paws and you cannot lie. You otha brothas can't deny,if you walk by with a smile in place I'll smack it right off yo face!"

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If you open the group's page on Saturday and Sunday, you'll see posts about pretty much everything cat-related.

"Our members love the 'free for all' weekend!" Amy said. "I wouldn't say we relax the rules of moderating but we do relax the rules of what content we will approve."

"During the week we only approve cats making funny faces (or poses) as well as cat birthday announcements. Over the weekend we approve all cat-related content that follows our general rules. It is still at each admin's discretion what we approve though. Our main goal is to make the group a safe place so that the members can enjoy it without worries. Members mostly post pictures of their own cats on the weekend as well as memes and videos," the administrator noted.

#8

Saturday Sleep In Zzzzzzz Zzzzzzz

Saturday Sleep In Zzzzzzz Zzzzzzz

Laurie Gasper Report

Amy described the community of 'Cats Making Funny Faces' as light-hearted, friendly, supportive of each other, and, of course, cat-loving.

"The love of cats and silly expressions of cats is universal. We have a great community that is filled with lots of familiar (cat) faces and active members," she said.

#10

Sometimes You Find Great Things In Apple Trees Photographer Unknown Stunt Cat Unknown But A Definite Hunk

Sometimes You Find Great Things In Apple Trees Photographer Unknown Stunt Cat Unknown But A Definite Hunk

Laurie Gasper Report

#11

Well I Try To Anyways Lol

Well I Try To Anyways Lol

"When I visit someone who has a cat"

Laurie Gasper Report

Raven Sheridan
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Social distancing, hooman! Social distancing!!!

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#12

Weighing Lana Before I Wormed Her, She's Still Small Enough To Be Weighed In Kitchen Scales, Maybe I Should Have Used A Bigger Bowl, The Look On Her Face Is Priceless

Weighing Lana Before I Wormed Her, She's Still Small Enough To Be Weighed In Kitchen Scales, Maybe I Should Have Used A Bigger Bowl, The Look On Her Face Is Priceless

Jaqui Larg Report

#13

Ouch

Ouch

Amy Ketchum Report

JoyfulZebra
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Person on the other side of the camera: "Long live the king."

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Amy described the community of 'Cats Making Funny Faces' as light-hearted, friendly, supportive of each other, and, of course, cat loving.

She said, "The love of cats [and their silly expressions] is universal. We have a great community that is filled with lots of familiar (cat) faces and active members," she said.

#14

Lola Would Like Some Attention

Lola Would Like Some Attention

Lilly Kühl Report

#15

Best Caption Wins

Best Caption Wins

Cat lovers Report

Sheila Stamey
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"Your exorcism is useless here priest! Also, can you please get me down? I'm kinda stuck.. didn't think this through.."

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#16

I Think He Enjoyed His Kitten Soup

I Think He Enjoyed His Kitten Soup

Emily Blair Report

Pernille.
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And here I am wiping my chin to politely indicate that you might have a little something stuck to your face.

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When asked about the biggest stars within the group, Amy said, "I have noticed that we often see trends in coat color more than breeds. For example, one day may be very heavy with submissions of black cats and the next day the tiger striped cats may dominate our submission queue. It is just an odd coincidence though, I believe."

#18

She Had No Idea Why I Was Laughing At Her Soo Much!! The Piece Of Grass Stayed On Her Face For Almost Half An Hour Silly Baby

She Had No Idea Why I Was Laughing At Her Soo Much!! The Piece Of Grass Stayed On Her Face For Almost Half An Hour Silly Baby

Michelle Ducharme Report

#20

Teeeefs Meezer Teefs

Teeeefs Meezer Teefs

Laurie Gasper Report

#21

Hapten Is All Smiles After His Neuter Surgery

Hapten Is All Smiles After His Neuter Surgery

Cindy Engel Report

Deborah Harris
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Until he gets home... start running now hooman

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Amy takes care of the group with two other people, Laurie Gasper and Shay Tims, who is the founder of 'Cats Making Funny Faces.'

Considering the number of members their community has, it's really impressive that a team of three can keep it running so smoothly.

#22

Pendalaton Wants To Know Who Is Ready For The Weekend???

Pendalaton Wants To Know Who Is Ready For The Weekend???

Kitties n K9s Professional Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Report

#23

What Cat Doesn’t Want A Piece Of Pizza?!?

What Cat Doesn’t Want A Piece Of Pizza?!?

Laurie Gasper Report

#24

Jon Snow. He Knows Nothing

Jon Snow. He Knows Nothing

Nathaniel James Jiskra Report

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#28

When You Tell Your Cat No More Cat Nip

When You Tell Your Cat No More Cat Nip

Misty Richardson Report

Nightmare
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I don't care. I will find it no matter what you do

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#29

Velvet Being Cute On Her Egg Carton

Velvet Being Cute On Her Egg Carton

Drew MacLean Report

#30

That Time I Startled Tupelo When He Was In The Box

That Time I Startled Tupelo When He Was In The Box

Laurie Gasper Report

#31

Sooo Sleepy

Sooo Sleepy

Mona Reinvik Report

Nightmare
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

why does he look so dramatic? Not sleepy, he's fainting

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#32

Not Only Does One Of My Cats Make Weird Faces Rutabaga Also Sits Weird As Well

Not Only Does One Of My Cats Make Weird Faces Rutabaga Also Sits Weird As Well

Mya Coach Report

Pernille.
Community Member
3 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Very good name, I guess Monsieur is french.

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#33

No Caption Needed

No Caption Needed

Ashton Harber Report

#35

Not Sure What Disney Knows That I Don't

Not Sure What Disney Knows That I Don't

Boutique Cattery Report

#36

Nathaniel James Jiskra

Nathaniel James Jiskra

Laurie Gasper Report

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#37

Dorito

Dorito

Angel-David Ibacache Report

#39

Ramone At His Finest

Ramone At His Finest

Felicia Cabello Report

#40

Cat In The Baby Monitor

Cat In The Baby Monitor

Edward Basurto Report

#41

Ma I’m Sick Of Your Crap Give Me Some Food

Ma I’m Sick Of Your Crap Give Me Some Food

Kirstyn Marie Report

#43

I Didn’t Do It, Ma! You Can’t Prove Anything!

I Didn’t Do It, Ma! You Can’t Prove Anything!

Stephanie Clark Box Report

#44

My Big Boy Stache

My Big Boy Stache

Barbie Heydweiller Report

#45

Show Me Your Cats Licking Themselves, This Is My Daisy

Show Me Your Cats Licking Themselves, This Is My Daisy

Caitlyn Davis Report

#46

Snickers Fell Asleep Next To The Window

Snickers Fell Asleep Next To The Window

Jessica Causey Report

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#47

My Partner Caught This Picture Of Both Of Us Making A Funny Face. The Stink Gremlin Is Named Bailey. This Is His Stank Face, Much More Impressive Than Mine

My Partner Caught This Picture Of Both Of Us Making A Funny Face. The Stink Gremlin Is Named Bailey. This Is His Stank Face, Much More Impressive Than Mine

Adam Logan Report

#48

Big Yawn Or Big Repulse? Our Newest Addition; Catfish (Aka Miss Squish-Fish Sammich)

Big Yawn Or Big Repulse? Our Newest Addition; Catfish (Aka Miss Squish-Fish Sammich)

Jennifer Debo Dearborn Report

#50

That Face You Make When New Halloween Decor Is Being Displayed In Stores!

That Face You Make When New Halloween Decor Is Being Displayed In Stores!

Laurie Gasper Report

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