If you're a cat owner, having a small bag of green powder in your home means something very different from what most people would think. It's that magical dust that turns domestic felines into wild jungle cats as soon as they get a whiff of it, and melts them into a motionless puddle of fluff if they lick it up. Enter the wondrous world of catnip, and the stoned kitties who can't get enough of it.

The name 'catnip' is derived from nepeta cataria, an herb closely related to mint. The plant, whether freshly grown or dried for commercial purposes, secretes a chemical compound called nepetalactone that triggers a response from cats' pheromone receptors - in other words, it makes them lose their minds when they smell it. When the plant is ingested, it produces the opposite effect by sedating the cat. Each feline reacts differently to the magical herb, with some showing outright immunity to its powers. Others, however...

Check out a list of cats who went on a serious 'nip trip' below, and just wish that you were on their level of ecstasy right now.

#1

Kitteh's 1st Time On The Nip

Kitteh's 1st Time On The Nip

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Super Cat 2 years ago

( o . o ) Humans are hooogs .. I ... OOOh this carpet tasted GOOOD

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#2

Look Who Found The Catnip While I Was Out

Look Who Found The Catnip While I Was Out

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Virgil Blue 2 years ago

"Reactor core breach imminent!"

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#3

My Cat Felix, High Off His Ass On Catnip

My Cat Felix, High Off His Ass On Catnip

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Naima Ivansdóttir 2 years ago

THE PAW!!! i call that a turkey paw.

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#4

Our Cat Gets High On Catnip, Then Sits On The Couch And Watches Family Guy For Hours. I Walked In On Her Like This

Our Cat Gets High On Catnip, Then Sits On The Couch And Watches Family Guy For Hours. I Walked In On Her Like This

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Super Cat 2 years ago

U GOT A PROBLEM MUB

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#5

Catnip, Not Even Once

Catnip, Not Even Once

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Virgil Blue 2 years ago

*Error* please reboot universe and restart your cat.

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#6

Catnip Catnap

Catnip Catnap

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Rogue Hater 2 years ago

What a mess!!!

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#7

So I Put Some Catnip In Our Food Dehydrator And Came To Find This

So I Put Some Catnip In Our Food Dehydrator And Came To Find This

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Ladam 2 years ago

I love you man!

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#8

Catnip + Cat Pole: Awkward Family Situation (Mother And Son)

Catnip + Cat Pole: Awkward Family Situation (Mother And Son)

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boredhuman 2 years ago

always make me sad to see a mother stripping for money to pay for her son college tuition

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#9

Just My Cat Enjoying Some Catnip In The Sun. He Was Seriously Sleeping Like This

Just My Cat Enjoying Some Catnip In The Sun. He Was Seriously Sleeping Like This

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rai mei 2 years ago

hallelujah!

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#10

When The Catnip Kicks In

When The Catnip Kicks In

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rai mei 2 years ago

it's like i will get sucked into a blackhole

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#11

The Cat That Found The Stash

The Cat That Found The Stash

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Virgil Blue 2 years ago

My precious! I must keep it from those filthtly Hobbitses!

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#12

My Sister Decided To Give Her Cat Some Catnip

My Sister Decided To Give Her Cat Some Catnip

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Hans 2 years ago

Regret.

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#13

Woke Up To This Disaster This Morning And Now The Cat Is High As Shit. I Ain't Even Mad

Woke Up To This Disaster This Morning And Now The Cat Is High As Shit. I Ain't Even Mad

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Super Cat 2 years ago

uGH ... SO MAnY rEgRettBLe scartches ... My >. MeoWTH hoirrts

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#14

I Introduced My Cat To Catnip Today

I Introduced My Cat To Catnip Today

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Virgil Blue 2 years ago

"Pink mice! Pink mice EVERYWHERE!"

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#15

Meet Bynx: She Can't Handle Her Catnip

Meet Bynx: She Can't Handle Her Catnip

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Wuss dis?

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#16

Chewy Found Where The Catnip Was Being Grown. This Is Him Sitting In The Planter High As Heck

Chewy Found Where The Catnip Was Being Grown. This Is Him Sitting In The Planter High As Heck

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Just a Purpler 2 years ago

He looks like he is seeing into another dimension haha

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#17

Every Time I Get Catnip

Every Time I Get Catnip

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criminalgirl 2 years ago

gimmie gimmie gimmie.....

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#18

My Kitten Found The Catnip Drawer And Immediately Had An Existential Crisis

My Kitten Found The Catnip Drawer And Immediately Had An Existential Crisis

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Pi... 2 years ago

The cat at the bottom is feeling left out. Lol

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#19

While We Were Out, My Cat Wesley Found The Catnip Bag, Ripped It Open, And This Is What We Returned To

While We Were Out, My Cat Wesley Found The Catnip Bag, Ripped It Open, And This Is What We Returned To

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Super Cat 2 years ago

AAAAAAAH THE SKY IS LAVA ... MAUST NOT LOOK UP

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#20

Here's My Cat Refusing To Let Go Of Her Catnip Bottle

Here's My Cat Refusing To Let Go Of Her Catnip Bottle

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Jilltdcatlady 2 years ago

Does someone need an intervention?

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#21

Forgot I Had Catnip Growing

Forgot I Had Catnip Growing

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rai mei 2 years ago

no, you're growing a CAT!

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#22

Spaghetti's First Catnip Experience

Spaghetti's First Catnip Experience

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rai mei 2 years ago

Spaghetti: huehuehue now, onto world domination~

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#23

Cat Tree Came With Catnip. He Found The Catnip First

Cat Tree Came With Catnip. He Found The Catnip First

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Raquel Bacardi 2 years ago

Beautiful kitty

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#24

My Cat Makes The Weirdest Faces On Catnip

My Cat Makes The Weirdest Faces On Catnip

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Weim Central 2 years ago

Billy Idol!

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#25

My Cat Is Either Really Happy... Or Really High On Catnip

My Cat Is Either Really Happy... Or Really High On Catnip

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rai mei 2 years ago

no, your cat's broken

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#26

Catnip Is One Hell Of A Drug

Catnip Is One Hell Of A Drug

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nightcore.nerd 2 years ago

Hue hue hue not shoplifting 0.0

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#27

Cat Is Obsessed With A Catnip Stick

Cat Is Obsessed With A Catnip Stick

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The Cappy 2 years ago

My name is Tiger, and I have a problem.

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#28

Gave My Cat Some Catnip And Left The House, Came Back To This

Gave My Cat Some Catnip And Left The House, Came Back To This

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Daria B 2 years ago

Drugs, gambling and strip tease.... Tsk tsk tsk....

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#29

I Gave My Cat A Tupperware Full Of Catnip

I Gave My Cat A Tupperware Full Of Catnip

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Tupperware partyyyyyyy

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#30

All I Did Was Shake The Bag Of Catnip

All I Did Was Shake The Bag Of Catnip

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Naima Ivansdóttir 2 years ago

those eyes

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#31

Genovese And Her Spring Catnip

Genovese And Her Spring Catnip

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rai mei 2 years ago

i wuv you catnip~

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#32

Catnip. Not Even Once

Catnip. Not Even Once

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Alia Gail 2 years ago

I just died a little

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#33

Friends Little Buddy After Catnip Spilled On The Floor

Friends Little Buddy After Catnip Spilled On The Floor

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Hooman, why you standing upside down?

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#34

Mac Licking The Rug While In A Catnip Stupor

Mac Licking The Rug While In A Catnip Stupor

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Virgil Blue 2 years ago

"The rug I can taste it's colours!"

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#35

Got Some Free Catnip. Woke Up To Find This

Got Some Free Catnip. Woke Up To Find This

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Best nip nap I ever had

#36

His First Try Of Catnip, Fresh From The Garden

His First Try Of Catnip, Fresh From The Garden

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Love you, little green thing

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#37

Cat Shaming: Drug Edition

Cat Shaming: Drug Edition

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thingy mebob 2 years ago

no regrets...

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#38

Fresh Catnip

Fresh Catnip

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jacluckycat 2 years ago

Hahaha this is one of my favourite :)

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#39

Hugo Had A Lot Of Catnip And Sat Like This For 20 Minutes

Hugo Had A Lot Of Catnip And Sat Like This For 20 Minutes

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Super Cat 2 years ago

wOAH ... Teh SKAI AS NEVERR BEN SO PEENK

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#40

Catnip. One Helluva Drug

Catnip. One Helluva Drug

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rai mei 2 years ago

i want to hug that kitty!!!!

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#41

Go Home Cat You're High

Go Home Cat You're High

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Kate Yeti 2 years ago

Cutest lil stoner ever!! <3

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#42

After Eating A Bunch Of Catnip, Gus Just Sat There Staring At Nothing For A Couple Minutes

After Eating A Bunch Of Catnip, Gus Just Sat There Staring At Nothing For A Couple Minutes

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rai mei 2 years ago

Connecting to mainframe computer, please stand by

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#43

Aaaand This Is Why We Keep The Catnip In A Jar Now

Aaaand This Is Why We Keep The Catnip In A Jar Now

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Carpetnip.

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#44

There Was Fresh Catnip At The Farmer's Market Last Week

There Was Fresh Catnip At The Farmer's Market Last Week

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Yuri Bell 2 years ago

There's a face...

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#45

My Cat, High As F*ck After Getting In To The Catnip

My Cat, High As F*ck After Getting In To The Catnip

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rai mei 2 years ago

why do i feel your cat knows some sick kung fu?

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#46

I Come Home Every Day From Work To Find My Roommate Sitting Like This On The Couch. High On Catnip Watching Daytime Television. He Doesn't Contribute Or Say Thank You For Anything. Not Sure How To Confront Him

I Come Home Every Day From Work To Find My Roommate Sitting Like This On The Couch. High On Catnip Watching Daytime Television. He Doesn't Contribute Or Say Thank You For Anything. Not Sure How To Confront Him

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Meowoui 2 years ago

I would be veryyyy careful, on how you talk to him, WHATEVER YOU DO DO NOT TOUCH THE NIP, you may lose a eye or something.

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#47

High Cat Wants More Catnip

High Cat Wants More Catnip

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The Cappy 2 years ago

Give me what I need, man!!

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#48

Came Home To A Kitchen Full Of Catnip And This Space Cadet In The Living Room

Came Home To A Kitchen Full Of Catnip And This Space Cadet In The Living Room

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Alia Gail 2 years ago

My sister looked over my shoulder while I was looking at this one and thought kitty was a potato

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#49

Flying Like An Eagle (1st Catnip Trip)

Flying Like An Eagle (1st Catnip Trip)

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#50

She Just Sticks Her Head In And Breathes. Same Bag Of Catnip For Four Years

She Just Sticks Her Head In And Breathes. Same Bag Of Catnip For Four Years

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Ladam 2 years ago

Puff, Puff, Pass!

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#51

The Cat Got Catnip For Christmas, She's So High

The Cat Got Catnip For Christmas, She's So High

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Gigi Amaral 2 years ago

The face the dog is making! lol

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#52

My Cat After A Friend Gave Us Some Homegrown Catnip

My Cat After A Friend Gave Us Some Homegrown Catnip

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Ladam 2 years ago

I mean like, what if we're not the masters around here? What if in some weird way they own us? That's crazy man.

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#53

We Made The Mistake Of Giving Dj Strawberry Catnip

We Made The Mistake Of Giving Dj Strawberry Catnip

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Pavelle S 2 years ago

Love his name

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#54

Found Our Cat On The Table, Completely Out Of His Mind On Catnip

Found Our Cat On The Table, Completely Out Of His Mind On Catnip

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LadyMe 2 years ago

Thug life...

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#55

My Friend Had To Hide The Catnip Cigar Due To Level 10 Freakout

My Friend Had To Hide The Catnip Cigar Due To Level 10 Freakout

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nightcore.nerd 2 years ago

Hello!?!?! 911?!?? my fam won't gimme nip

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#56

Ernesto Got Into The Catnip While We Were Sleeping

Ernesto Got Into The Catnip While We Were Sleeping

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Snuff cat

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#57

Catnip... Not Even Once

Catnip... Not Even Once

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Never.Ever.Been.So.Relaxed.

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#58

So I Gave My Cat Catnip Last Night

So I Gave My Cat Catnip Last Night

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Kate Yeti 2 years ago

Whoa. Duuuuude.

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#59

When Catnip Strikes

When Catnip Strikes

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Pi... 2 years ago

Omg! Kitty needs exercise..

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#60

This Is My Sister's Cat, Jeremy. Jeremy Got Into The Catnip, And Now He Is Stuck In A Coat Hanger

This Is My Sister's Cat, Jeremy. Jeremy Got Into The Catnip, And Now He Is Stuck In A Coat Hanger

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criminalgirl 2 years ago

As you do..

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#61

High In The Sky

High In The Sky

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criminalgirl 2 years ago

Ha Ha Ha! LOVE this cat's face!!

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#62

Cat's Been Hitting The Catnip Too Hard Lately

Cat's Been Hitting The Catnip Too Hard Lately

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Hooman, help me out of these spaghettis

#63

Which Way Did He Go George, Which Way Did He Go?

Which Way Did He Go George, Which Way Did He Go?

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Leah Caton 2 years ago

Oh my goodness!!!! I just giggle snorted.

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#64

Junkie Cats

Junkie Cats

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Charleen Crawford 2 years ago

This is like a scene from a bachelor party!

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#65

Mommy Gave Me Some Catnip And I'm Magically Not Afraid Of The Fan Anymore

Mommy Gave Me Some Catnip And I'm Magically Not Afraid Of The Fan Anymore

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Daria B 2 years ago

Clever face even when high.

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#66

Too High

Too High

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Alia Gail 2 years ago

Aw poor kitty

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#67

After His First Time With Catnip!

After His First Time With Catnip!

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Paws up!

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#68

I Couldn't Find The Catnip Lid Last Night. He's Had A Great Day

I Couldn't Find The Catnip Lid Last Night. He's Had A Great Day

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thingy mebob 2 years ago

Yeah,what?

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#69

Came Downstairs The Other Morning And Found My Cat Literally Rolling In Catnip

Came Downstairs The Other Morning And Found My Cat Literally Rolling In Catnip

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rai mei 2 years ago

caught red handed!

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#70

City The Kitty Gets Frisky From His Catnip

City The Kitty Gets Frisky From His Catnip

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Kelly Johnson 2 years ago

I must bathe in it

#71

My New Cat On The 'Nip

My New Cat On The 'Nip

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Debra Starr Moon 2 years ago

Dude! Did you hear something??

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#72

Cat Nip Orgasm

Cat Nip Orgasm

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M O'Connell 2 years ago

What... What... What end of the cat am I looking at?

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#73

He Goes Crazy When I Open This Drawer

He Goes Crazy When I Open This Drawer

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Allana Rose 2 years ago

Mama give me some pleeeeaaasssssseee!!!! I gotta have me some noooooow!

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#74

What Happens When You Leave Your Organic Tea On The Microwave.. That Contains Catnip

What Happens When You Leave Your Organic Tea On The Microwave.. That Contains Catnip

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Karen Klinck 2 years ago

But you meant it for us. You know you did!

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#75

Catnip Party

Catnip Party

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criminalgirl 2 years ago

But he didn't invite anyone!!!!

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#76

Cat On Catnip

Cat On Catnip

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BoredBirgit 2 years ago

Bllllllllllblllllbllllllll

#77

My Cat High As A Kite On Catnip

My Cat High As A Kite On Catnip

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Bob Wolters 2 years ago

Fear and loathing in Cat Vegas

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#78

I Gave My Kitten Cat Nip For The First Time

I Gave My Kitten Cat Nip For The First Time

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Charleen Crawford 2 years ago

Splat.

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#79

Too Much Cat Mint

Too Much Cat Mint