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
Community Member
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
Community Member
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

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#16

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
Community Member
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
Community Member
5 months ago

The look on the owner's face!

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#25

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
Community Member
5 months ago

Both the cat and the plant are wilting.

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ImaDerp
Community Member
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

ArhomR
Community Member
5 months ago

Thats a bit of a stretch, Scagsy.

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Toni Taylor
Community Member
5 months ago

That face! He's saying "Oh sh*t! I'm busted!"...lol

averageperson
Community Member
5 months ago

NO NO NO NO PLEASE DON'T TAKE A PICTURE

Stein Mjeldheim
Community Member
5 months ago

LET ME IIINNNNN!

Patrick Shore
Community Member
5 months ago

dog dog dooooog !

♥︎♡ᴀʟɪᴇɴ ʙᴇᴀʀᴢ♡♥︎
Community Member
5 months ago

,, Why Did You Lock Me Out Again Food Provider?!?!"

BusLady
Community Member
5 months ago

"Have you seen the couch?"

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NanZ
Community Member
5 months ago

Fear on it's face for sure!

John-Paul Bitler
Community Member
5 months ago

That face! Lol

That one rando
Community Member
5 months ago

The look of "OH WTF HAVE I DONE?!?!"😂🤣😂🤣

Thomas Ewing
Community Member
5 months ago

Avon calling! (imaging seeing this on a dark night!)

Debbie
Community Member
5 months ago

Uhhhh - a little help, please!

Teri Campisi
Community Member
5 months ago

"Hey! A little help please? Quickly, please?"

Caroline Kimber
Community Member
5 months ago

"Geez, not again!"

Jane W.
Community Member
5 months ago

Get me off of here and keep this to yourself.

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
5 months ago

that looks like an oops!

Sue Fletcher
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm getting desperate here!!!

Debra
Community Member
5 months ago

Holy screen Batman........it's Batcat!

Arctic Fox Lover
Community Member
5 months ago

Halp me

Charles Brentner
Community Member
5 months ago

I just want to come in and say hi to Tweetie, honest!

Patty Wright
Community Member
5 months ago

Cat flasher!

Jolynn Cai
Community Member
5 months ago

when your owner asks, "who took the last oreo?!"

arthur lindsay coker
Community Member
5 months ago

OK, so let me in.

Sheri Ladd
Community Member
5 months ago

You've completed your quest, talk to the cat for your reward!

Night Owl
Community Member
5 months ago

Like one of those toys with suction cups for cars

S C
Community Member
1 month ago

Less taking pictures, more helping...

Li-Chien Wang
Community Member
3 months ago

LEMME IN

silver leopard
Community Member
4 months ago

help meeeeeeeeeeeee

semelina pitrone
Community Member
4 months ago

reminds me of my cousin.

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
4 months ago

What a face!

Dylan Bryant
Community Member
4 months ago

so cute though

backatya
Community Member
4 months ago

looks like a tornado threw him on there

GAYGURL69PLEASE
Community Member
4 months ago

question mark minus dot on its belly

Diana Kimberlin
Community Member
4 months ago

Let me in will you please!

Liz Sahlin
Community Member
4 months ago

“LETMEIN LETMEIN, LETMEIN.... crap it’s to late...think our neighbor wants a talk with you...”

Cameron Nelson
Community Member
4 months ago

the look on the cats face

Marea Lewis
Community Member
4 months ago

“HELP MEEEE!”

Gillian Stover
Community Member
4 months ago

Where did my neck go?!

Evan Mayes
Community Member
4 months ago

I'm not going to school

Alessandro Reverdito
Community Member
5 months ago

the look on the cat’s face...

Michelle Albert
Community Member
5 months ago

Good one Karen! I ask for in, and you grab the @#$%ing camera!

Chihuahuarocks7
Community Member
5 months ago

Errr hooman I need ur help :/

O Jackson
Community Member
5 months ago

Mommy.... help me.

Mishte Tine
Community Member
5 months ago

Best face ever. You’ll be fine, Buddy... sweetie pie

Reanne Zaldivar - Gamboa
Community Member
5 months ago

the cats face tells it all....

Brenda Johnson
Community Member
5 months ago

Let me in!!!!

Jill Emburey
Community Member
5 months ago

EEEK!

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
5 months ago

I was standing on the trampalean, big kid jumped on it and I landed here! It was a near death experience I tell you!

Meagan Fisher
Community Member
5 months ago

Look at it. Looook at it!!!!

Patricia Kasprowski
Community Member
5 months ago

H.E.L.P.....M.E.!

Nakita Gray
Community Member
5 months ago

thats a look of immediate regret...

Maggie Mae
Community Member
5 months ago

I Heard you Calling but I Can't Get In!!!

Susan Stuart
Community Member
5 months ago

The look on his face!!!

Heather Menard
Community Member
5 months ago

Or I should not of had that last drink

Heather Menard
Community Member
5 months ago

What did my stupid ass get me into this time

Kylo Wren (Wren St. Germain)
Community Member
5 months ago

LMAO XDDD

Cheryl Carter
Community Member
5 months ago

Please can I come in??? I will be good...

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

Monkey puppy baby? Monkey!

Teresa Spanics
Community Member
5 months ago

😂🤣😹😻

Marcia Clark
Community Member
5 months ago

This really makes me uncomfortable. Please get your cat down instead of photographing him. Your screen will be full of torn kitty nails.

Lisa Holman
Community Member
5 months ago

😹

Colleen Stadnick
Community Member
5 months ago

Help! That big dog is about to eat me!

Felipe StillChill
Community Member
5 months ago

"Hooman I need help..."

Courtney Christelle
Community Member
5 months ago

Halp. Halp!

Party Poison
Community Member
5 months ago

poor cat, they look so traumatized!

Flower Boy
Community Member
5 months ago

omfg the face 🤣

Gracie Hollan
Community Member
5 months ago

ITS A GIRL!

Marilyn Slater
Community Member
5 months ago

Help!

Toea Muresan Iulia
Community Member
5 months ago

my favourite!

Hilary Mol
Community Member
5 months ago

HALP.

Popcorn Colonel
Community Member
5 months ago

Give. me. those. TREATS!!!!

SaraFromHell
Community Member
5 months ago

His face!😂😳

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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
Community Member
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
Community Member
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
Community Member
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
Community Member
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
Community Member
5 months ago

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

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