The scope of feline weirdness is unprecedented. I mean, we do know cats are so dramatic they deserve an Oscar, they love sleeping in the most bizarre places like flower pots and tissue boxes, and sometimes their .exe stops working.

But what if I tell you that new evidence shows our beloved furballs have been defying the laws of physics?

From bouncing off the walls at 3 am like an astronaut in space to practicing for an audition for the Spider Cat sequel, these are the sightings that cancel gravity, the speed of light, mechanics... you name it. Let’s see it to believe it down below and I promise, you won’t be looking at your chonk in the tronk the same way again.

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littlesaresare
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5 months ago

Took me a minute.

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ML
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5 months ago

That looks like mission impossible

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Sethurama Iyer
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5 months ago

Here, you will find the majestic cat tree. It appears as if there's a bountiful harvest this year

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To find out just how cats defy the laws of physics, Bored Panda reached out to cat behaviorist Celia Haddon, who has lectured on cat behavior at Ruskin Anglia University and Oxford Adult Education.

Celia explained that their climbing powers come down to unique feline anatomy. “Cats' claws are curved so they can use them for climbing upwards. They are retractable, so cats walk without their claws touching the ground, but protract them to climb.”

Moreover, the claws help felines grip onto surfaces. “They can, therefore, climb straight up, if there is something they can get their claws into, like a tree trunk or a wall which is not too smooth.” Having said that, Celia added that “a completely smooth 90-degree angle surface would be too much of a challenge.”

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Tovah Roche
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5 months ago (edited)

🎶 Spider-Cat! Spider-Cat! Feral neighborhood Spider-Cat! 🎶

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Sethurama Iyer
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5 months ago

It's an urban mountain goat!

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Sethurama Iyer
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5 months ago

"spider-cat, spider-cat, friendly neighborhood spider-cat"

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Cats are also notorious jumpers who could reach the sky if they wanted to. The cat behaviorist said that “they can jump six times or more their own height from a standing start.”

Exactly how high that’d be depends on every cat individually. It may partly have to do with “the relative length of their back legs and their weight, according to a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology.”

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

Contortionist kitty.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

Cats can stick to things like velcro.

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Raine Soo
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5 months ago (edited)

Is it just me, or is that smile on the cat's face somewhat unnerving?

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If you’re still not convinced that felines have special superpowers, wait till you hear how flexible they are.

Celia explained that: “They have free-floating tiny collar bones, or clavicles, which are not fixed to any of the other bones in their skeleton. (Humans' longer collar bones are attached to and brace together the breastbone and the shoulder blade.)”

Plus, “They have 30 vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine, with a further 18-23 vertebrae in the tails. It is their specially cushioned disks between their vertebrae that allow their spine to be so flexible.”

As a result of this incredible anatomy, cats can, in fact, rotate their bodies 180 degrees to the left or right. So, no, you were not hallucinating, nor was it a glitch in the matrix.

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Janine B.
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5 months ago

Too hot. It simply melted.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

Lean on me.

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Mark
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5 months ago

Is it half perched on a door handle?

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Olivier Caissy
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

“What do you want? I’m busy here!”

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Olivier Caissy
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

“All right, who turned off gravity again?”

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Night Owl
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

Was a model for Salvador Dali's work

Antonia
Community Member
5 months ago

cat has melted... lower temperature

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

Cats are extremely fluid.

Downunderdude
Community Member
5 months ago

Another cat slinky.

Elsie Collins
Community Member
5 months ago

Mom, the cat is dripping all over the couch again!!!

Anam
Community Member
5 months ago

Salvador Dali's cat

Fabrice
Community Member
5 months ago

cats are non-newtonian fluid

earringnut
Community Member
5 months ago

There was a paper that proves this.

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b l a n c
Community Member
5 months ago

*floop* it melted .exe has crashed o.O

Heather Menard
Community Member
5 months ago

i will fall and wake myself up and wonder how i got there

Denise Mirto
Community Member
5 months ago

slinky

♥︎♡ᴀʟɪᴇɴ ʙᴇᴀʀᴢ♡♥︎
Community Member
5 months ago

Fluid Cat, Fluid Cat, Can Be A Fluid But Is A Cat

BusLady
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm melting!

Thea Leval
Community Member
5 months ago

Me on the couch tho

Patty Leaton
Community Member
5 months ago

i feel light headed

Sierra Dolan
Community Member
4 months ago

Morning stretch be like

That one rando
Community Member
5 months ago

Another one of them longcats🙄😂🤣

Marcia Clark
Community Member
5 months ago

Can I have what this cat had.

Thomas Ewing
Community Member
5 months ago

"Has anyone seen my melted clock around here?"

My O My
Community Member
5 months ago

Want. To. Tickle.

Sally Hammond Davis
Community Member
5 months ago

Wonder if he/she was coming or going, and just didn't care!

arthur lindsay coker
Community Member
5 months ago

The things you've got to do to get a tummy rub today

Ssss
Community Member
5 months ago

Me on a Monday getting out of bed

RitaGG
Community Member
5 months ago

Cat gave up on 2020.

averageperson
Community Member
5 months ago

At this point I would've touched the cat's stomach instead of taking pictures... and then the cat would bitterly hate me for a while.

Doggo Georgia
Community Member
5 months ago

Spaghetti cat!

Kenny Kulbiski
Community Member
5 months ago

As long as you're up pour me another cat. I seem to have spilled this one.

Lydibug
Community Member
1 month ago

oops! forgot the spine...

silver leopard
Community Member
4 months ago

am da melt catto

Dylan Bryant
Community Member
5 months ago

NOODLE CAT!!

Ellis Pascual
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm beginning to think the felines have rubber bones in their bodies.

Sharon Hyatt
Community Member
5 months ago

Simply can't be comfortable !

Fran Stateler
Community Member
5 months ago

Melting cars are so much more fun than melting clocks.

Rebecca Henderson
Community Member
5 months ago

LOL!!

O Jackson
Community Member
5 months ago

Cat yoga these days.

Rikke Hackner
Community Member
5 months ago

cats are liquid

Metar Chomsuwon
Community Member
5 months ago

it's so hot, he melt.

Patricia Kasprowski
Community Member
5 months ago

melting.........

Maggie Mae
Community Member
5 months ago

Stretch out Your Spine for Better Climbing Abilities!!

Anja Schmidt
Community Member
5 months ago

We call her "Time" ...

ArhomR
Community Member
5 months ago

No bones.

Morgan
Community Member
5 months ago

Talk about relaxed!

Teresa Spanics
Community Member
5 months ago

😂🤣😹😻

Sue Fletcher
Community Member
5 months ago

Just melting.

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
5 months ago

Nothing but fur and feelings.

Jim Price
Community Member
5 months ago

Purrsistence of Vision

Lisa Holman
Community Member
5 months ago

What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs and makes a stinkity sound? A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing! Everyone knows it's Stinky.

Roberto Durante
Community Member
5 months ago

Dali inspiration

Charles Brentner
Community Member
5 months ago

Salvador Dali's cat taking a nap. lol.

Patty Wright
Community Member
5 months ago

Getting my exercise

Wendy Solo
Community Member
5 months ago

Slinky slinky a wonderful wonderful cat...slinky slinky just gotta lay out like that.

Kris “ADHD_Carrier” Dudoich
Community Member
5 months ago

Secret of the ooze!

Red Hair Blue Soul
Community Member
5 months ago

Now boneless!

NanZ
Community Member
5 months ago

That seems impossible.

Hollysmom
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm meeelting

Ania Simbari
Community Member
5 months ago

cat's are liquid

Mia
Community Member
5 months ago

Someone draw a clock on that belly

Mark Serbian
Community Member
5 months ago

Liquid Cat!

sbj
Community Member
5 months ago

That cat thinks it's a slinky

Benjamin Chen
Community Member
5 months ago

Be like WATER, my friend. Bruce Lee

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VeryDarkMatter
Community Member
5 months ago

No wonder .. the heat here melt even cats

Karen Dyer
Community Member
5 months ago

Liquid kitty

SaraFromHell
Community Member
5 months ago

Liquid kitty! I have a liquid kitty!😂

Tracey Tait
Community Member
5 months ago

first thought: damn, that cat is broken. Second thought: I wanna rub dat belly!

Fiercepelt
Community Member
5 months ago

Cats are liquid, no one can change my mind

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This Picture Of My Kitten In His Cat Tree Always Makes Me Laugh

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Fiercepelt
Community Member
5 months ago

"Why hello there, human slave"

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Cat
Community Member
5 months ago

True skill!

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ML
Community Member
5 months ago

By the look on the cat's face, immediate regret!

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Raine Soo
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5 months ago

That is a long cat.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm just sitting on top of the world. Or in this case, on top of the glass roof of a car.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

This cat has an amazing sense of balance, even whilst asleep! I would have fallen between the crack ages ago.

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Cat
Community Member
5 months ago

"I'm this close to losing my shit... Don't tempt me..."

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Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
5 months ago

Oh no, Mufasa!

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White Wolf
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5 months ago

The look on the owner's face!

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My Cat Having A Blast On His Favorite Chair

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Olivier Caissy
Community Member
5 months ago

“Why are you walking on the wall dear food provider?”

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

How did I get into this predicament...again?

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Lauren Betcher
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5 months ago

Both the cat and the plant are wilting.

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ImaDerp
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5 months ago

How does that big chonk ballance on that?

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Scagsy
Community Member
5 months ago

Not the most confident of poses

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Bettye McKee
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5 months ago

It's that yappy dog again.

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Patty Leaton
Community Member
5 months ago

this is my one paw trick

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Fiercepelt
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5 months ago

Stretchy kitty

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

This lockdown is driving me up the wall!

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ImaDerp
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5 months ago

Ommm meditation

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♡PoisonousLotus!♡
Community Member
5 months ago

'Yo kid! Yeah u! Get your head over here I need a prop!*to catch this bird!*'

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PandaJon
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5 months ago

May be time for that diet after all...

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Patty Leaton
Community Member
5 months ago

tricked again dam door is shut

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Colin Allcars
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5 months ago

He’s reminding us who’s boss around here.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
5 months ago

A kitty in mid-jump.

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PandaJon
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5 months ago

Hey, I' m open. Pass it to me!

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