We love cats, especially when they have an adorably goofy look on their face and make us laugh with their antics. Curious Zelda the cat is a phenomenon on the internet. All because of two things: the permanently surprised look on her face, as well as the amusing and witty tweets its owner posts on the internet, alongside photos and videos of the feline.

We’d love to brighten up your day and make you feel all warm and fuzzy for the week to come, so we’ve collected some of the very best Curious Zelda tweets. Scroll down, peruse (or rather purruse) the list of tweets, and upvote the ones you enjoyed.

If you know of anyone whose week needs improving, why not send them a link and let Zelda do the rest? And did you know that Curious Zelda has a book and an audiobook as well? Be sure to drop us a comment about what you think of the cat and have a look through Bored Panda’s previous list about the perpetually surprised-looking cat here.

Bored Panda reached out to Curious Zelda’s owner to talk about the cat, to learn what it’s everyday life is like, as well as to find out what the inspiration behind making Zelda's social media accounts was.

“Zelda’s amazing facial expressions and puzzling behavior. She is interested in everything, finding so much to do in such little space. I always wanted to do something creative (although I didn’t realize it would be cat poetry),” Zelda’s owner told us. Scroll down for the full meowtastic interview.

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Panda Kicki
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8 months ago

Oh, those eyes!

glorytherainwing
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8 months ago

lisa, dont hide it. you know u like it. it says in ur name

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Silverfish_13
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8 months ago

The little teeth!

EpicFangirl
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8 months ago

NOOOOOOO SHES GONNA EAT HER FRIEND AGAIN~!

Cora Fields
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8 months ago

Teefies

Beeps
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8 months ago (edited)

In our house we call this expression ‘murder face’. Love the little cutie!

KP
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8 months ago

SO CUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUTTTTTTTTTTTTEE!!!!!!!>.<

Monika Soffronow
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8 months ago

Absolutely right. Tief and belief rhyme. Just agree and you won't get scratched.

desert29rat
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8 months ago

"Hey little bug! Wanna be friends?"

nala simba
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8 months ago

Love those fangs! So scary. Eyes like dinner plates, ready to pounce.

Laur 24
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8 months ago

If you look closely she got fangs

Ben Churchill
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8 months ago

That is a cartoon cat! LOL

glorytherainwing
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8 months ago

THOSE EYES AND THOSE TOOTHS!!! I JUST CANT!!!

AMYAH MINOTT-STARLING
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8 months ago

shes the vampire cat from the movie

Katarina Kay
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8 months ago

So cuteeeeeee!

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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8 months ago

Vampire kitty!

Reem Hamze
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2 months ago

So funny

Maryanne Liu
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8 months ago

lovley cat

Emily Esler
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8 months ago

Her face is SSOOO CCCCUUUUTTTEEE!!!!!!

RodgerMckinley
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8 months ago

HAHAHA

Faith Nicole
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8 months ago

Oh my goodness.... all i can see are the kitty cartoon eyes and the tips of her vampire teeth... such a silly expression and i LOVE the poetry added

Rhyme
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8 months ago

SO cute!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
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8 months ago

And those teefs !!!

Cindy Collins
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8 months ago

OMG That face! sooooo cute!

Kasandra Mullikin
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8 months ago

too cute

Benjamin Chen
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8 months ago

When you're tweaking hard on acid & meth - ready to ZOOM but also too paranoid to move...

Kim Lorton
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8 months ago

Zelda! You have a pawsatively wonderful way with words!

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varwenea
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8 months ago

Peekaboo, I see you.

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varwenea
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8 months ago

That's a sure fire way to end a friendship. Remember kids - don't eat your friends.

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“The biggest challenge is getting clear photos of her — she moves around a lot! My camera roll is 99 percent Zelda and I’m happy about this,” her owner revealed the challenges behind taking such fun photos.

According to the owner, Zelda is either 8 or 9 years old because the animal shelter wasn’t sure of her age when she was rescued. “Zelda eats everything – she’s a scavenger and regularly steals stuff from the food bin. We rarely see bugs indoors because she eats them all, and she’s amazing at catching houseflies. 

She frequently stalks us around the house. She knows how to play hide and seek, and can also catch a ping pong ball.”

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varwenea
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8 months ago

We all have no neck when we squish our head. 😆

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Monday
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8 months ago

Look at those eyesssss! I must pet.

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

The Bestest Girl

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“I guess it’s her resting startled face! She’s very cute and innocent, which suits her existential humor,” Zelda’s owner explained why so many people are fans of the feline. “We enjoyed writing the first book together — I’ll gladly go ahead with a second if Zelda’s not too busy! Whatever happens, I’m really enjoying the experience, and spending a lot of time with my cat!”

Curious Zelda’s owner encouraged everyone to adopt cats to “make everyone's lives better.”

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Happiness is Hippo
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8 months ago

Those little teeth <3

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

A loaf of egg bread

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A B C
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8 months ago

Sounds about right for being a cat gift

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More than 151,200 cat-lovers follow Zelda’s adventures on Twitter, eagerly awaiting the next photo, limerick, or goofy quote. What’s more, over 26,200 Facebook users are fans of the cat as well, while nearly 65,000 Instagram users keep up to date with Zelda’s daily posts.

In her book, Zelda presents her unique worldview and shares her wisdom on how to live life. Among other things, she gives advice on dating, cooking, living with human beings, as well as traveling. We like to believe that Zelda typed up the book with her itty-bitty paws (all the while staring at the computer screen with its amusing look). But odds are that her owner may have helped her write the book.

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varwenea
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8 months ago

I hear you Zelda, I hear you.

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varwenea
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8 months ago

My most frightful gift - the live ones.

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Panda Kicki
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8 months ago

Doing a Banderas! (licking scene with Puss in boots)

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According to The New York Times, cats are much more popular on the internet than dogs and more people will click on posts about cattos than those about doggos. Some of this may have to do with the fact that felines are “solitary, asocial hypercarnivores” who want only one thing and that is to eat meat.

The New York Times argues that because cats are solitary creatures, they are ‘self-contained’ and looking at them through a TV, computer, or phone screen is much the same as admiring one in the wild (i.e. your living room). Meanwhile, dogs are different: they are extremely social and mirror our emotions, which is why it’s much more satisfying playing with a doggo in real life than looking at photos or videos of one online.

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Taras Berestyuk
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8 months ago

If not properly disconnected from the charging port, Your Zelda will malfunction.

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

Long kitty!

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Jessamyn Zolcznski
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8 months ago

Then you went vroom

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desert29rat
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8 months ago

"Don'ttouchme!Don'ttouchme!Don'ttouchme!"

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ispeak catanese
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8 months ago

Tuesday is tail day.

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

Loaf!!!! *hugs the loaf*

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desert29rat
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8 months ago

"I must attack!"

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ispeak catanese
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8 months ago

cronch! munch!

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

That one little tooth omg

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Elaine Zeng
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8 months ago

the cat in the splat knows a lot about that.

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Night Owl
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8 months ago

Typical cat

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Laur 24
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8 months ago

i can tell by the fangs

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Beth Leach
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8 months ago

My Caesar loves to do 'drive-bys'!

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Daria B
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8 months ago

Am I living in a box? Am I living in a caaaaardboaaaaard box? ♬♪

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

*pokes the blep*

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Elaine Zeng
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8 months ago

'but i can see you.'

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

That's a fluffy shrimp.

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ispeak catanese
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8 months ago

The stage is set = Guests are here.

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Destiney Bolin
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8 months ago

This is every teenager in a cat form :D

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glorytherainwing
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8 months ago

indeed

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ƒιѕн
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8 months ago

My cats have a rope bridge across the hall, I get swatted every time i walk under

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A B C
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8 months ago

*boop*

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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8 months ago

Mine likes to lay on my clean laundry, getting hair ALL OVER

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Kathy Baylis
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8 months ago

Yeah, kids or pets, there is no such thing as privacy in the bathroom. Even if you try to shut the door, they fuss so much on the other side that you have to give in and open it just to shut them up.

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Janine B.
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8 months ago

Looks like a rarely seen kittybunny.

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Raine Soo
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8 months ago

Performance enhancing bugs? I love this!

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glorytherainwing
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8 months ago

the kind of bread i will buy

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A B C
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8 months ago

That never happens when I make my bed. I want a Zelda, too :(

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Leslie Parker
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8 months ago

Swatting is so very sweet!

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ispeak catanese
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8 months ago

Off topic, I love the wavy baseboard molding

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glorytherainwing
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8 months ago

*law and order theme* dun dun

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Panda Kicki
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8 months ago

You are what you choose!

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Phantom Captain
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8 months ago

Just loafing around.

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