Memes and cats are the real fuel of the internet. Think of what a bland place it’d be if we didn’t get a daily fix of hilarious feline pics gift-wrapped in mysterious cat logic. Think of how many memes wouldn’t have even been born without these pictures. Grumpy Cat, Cat Jam, Smudge the Cat, Coughing Cat… anyone?!

So when combining these two of people’s favorite things, you get the most powerful cattitude memes that explain all that words cannot explain. Like all those weird, goofy, and plain ‘seriously?!’ feline behaviors.

Why do cats eat like they've got 2 secs to finish the bowl, only to puke in the middle of the carpet a minute later? And how do they decide that wreaking havoc on the house at 3 am is an excellent idea? Those cucumbers, what’s up with them?

We may never find the answers, but with the help of cat-approved meme language, we at least can get a glimpse into the weird and wonderful world of felines. It’s where everything you think you know is wrong, and everything you know to be wrong is also wrong. Power cat memes compiled by Bored Panda, the stage is yours.

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Rcath
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1 month ago

This should be higher. Best one yet!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Yep, they certainly like their box.

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"I still fits!"

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It’s no secret that cats sometimes, or rather most often, do things that make no sense to humans. To help to decipher the internet-famous and genuinely odd feline behavior, Bored Panda reached out to Molly DeVoss, a certified feline training and behavior specialist who runs Cat Behavior Solutions agency.

Molly said that each cat’s motivation to act weird is a very individual thing. “Some cats do silly things to get our attention; we run and get our cameras, cooing and paying attention to them.” This attention that we shower our felines with is precisely what reinforces their seemingly odd behavior.

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Cupcake168
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1 month ago

Times changes, problems stay the same.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Felines are natural models.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

This one seems very accurate.

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Meanwhile, “other cats are bored and are trying to find outlets for pent-up energy,” Molly said. Being both prey and predator animals, most cats’ instincts are still pretty powerful. As your house is their new jungle, you see the behavior that makes them jumpy, goofy, silly, yet absolutely adorable.

In fact, this precise feature that we don’t really know what to expect from them is what makes our felines perfect material for the internet. “Whatever the motivation for the strange behaviors, it’s always good to pay attention to your cat and tell it how much you appreciate the laugh,” Molly concluded.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago (edited)

"...Momma, ooooh, ooooh. Didn't mean to make you retch, If the bed's not clean this time tomorrow, Scurry on , scurry on, I'll find one that really splatters!"

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Naima Ebiche
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1 month ago

This is so true 😅

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"What souvenirs did you get me?"

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Ravenclaw Banana
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1 month ago

Beautiful. Nature's finest work *claps*

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Marc
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1 month ago

Is his name Mikey by any chance?

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Jonathan
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1 month ago

Why why why cat?

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Chris
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1 month ago

WFH + new kitten = shut up and take my money

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

I gave up trying to pronounce it.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Black cats have never been bad luck. Silly superstitions.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Yep, both are quite adorable.

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Lorelai Purvis
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1 month ago

eggcat

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

I'm thinking that its hind legs are wedged in between the arm rest and the back of the chair.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

They all look so relaxed and content.

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1 month ago

What perfectly cute angry face.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"You're welcome for the pawtograph."

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

That last expression on the cat!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

"(Sighs) If you must, you must."

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

Ruler: "Paint me a powerful warrior, taming a fearsome lion in scale armour!" Artist: "Say no more, my lord!"

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

This is a conspiracy theory I'm willing to accept!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

My cats will puke anywhere. Every surface has an equal opportunity of being hurled upon.

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Ravenclaw Banana
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1 month ago

I'd buy them in a heartbeat

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

He's high as a kite. "I believe I can fly!"

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

It's the opposite with me. I'm awake at 3am, and the cats are telling me to tone it down.

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1 month ago

"... and I haven't been fed in eleventy-zero years!"

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*cries In Cat*

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Little Zoologist
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1 month ago

I laughed so hard 😅🤣

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Aww, poor little chonk.

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

I do that all the time, not because of spiders but because she meows non stop as she wants to sniff the ceiling for some reason

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This Cat Is Up To Something

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Raven Sheridan
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1 month ago

It's a trap!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago (edited)

The Three Diablos! They're so cute.

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Vic
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1 month ago

Hahaha.. best use of this meme yet..

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Kristof De Smet
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1 month ago

Bleeeh

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Perhaps kitty read up on Marquis de Sade.

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jazz cat
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1 month ago

She definitely a true CCAT

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Stacy S.
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1 month ago

Or, " I told you I would eat you in your sleep "

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I'manoob!
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1 month ago

that was all from a cat??

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Poor salad

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1 month ago

Grandma, what a big nose you have.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Were you late for a meeting with your cat? It's gorgeous, by the way.

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Ty Stratton-Quirk
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1 month ago

The really impressive part is that he did it with a hammer and chisel.

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HissyFitzz
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The most relatable thing I've seen all week.

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

And sinks her claws in me because she was startled by my laughter

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Ilona
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1 month ago

The medieval cat paintings are hilarious. I want prints of them on my wall.

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Why Do Cats Do This?

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Lorelai Purvis
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1 month ago

duunnunununununununununununununununununnnnnnnunununun

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

Mine has favorite brands of wet food :/

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