Dogs and cats may not be able to verbally express their gratitude to us, but they do have one thing going for them - they are amazing gift-givers. Who doesn't love waking up to a freshly-killed mouse in their bed?

For both canines and felines, the 'tradition' of gathering the fruits of one's hunting expedition and presenting them to their superior runs deep in their blood. Whether they've caught a toy, a random object, or a small animal, the hunt will fill them with great pride, and by bringing their catch to you and thus sharing that pride, they communicate a sense of kinship with you. So, while you may be horrified by that dead frog your kitty just dropped on your pillow, know that it wouldn't be there if your furbaby didn't love you with all their heart.

Scroll down to see the weirdest, funniest, and sometimes scariest gifts people's pets have brought them, and vote for the ones that you would be grateful to receive.

#1

Brought A Little Gift

Brought A Little Gift

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

"Hey.. How you doin'"

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#2

When I Lifted Her Head, I Almost Died From Laughing. Dentures! An Elderly Couple Owned This House Before Me And I Think Maybe It Was Theirs

When I Lifted Her Head, I Almost Died From Laughing. Dentures! An Elderly Couple Owned This House Before Me And I Think Maybe It Was Theirs

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

ok that is creepily funny.. :D

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#3

She's A Retriever, Not A Genius

She's A Retriever, Not A Genius

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

You should take her to an ophthalmologist...

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#4

While I Was Drinking Coffee This Morning, My Dog Brought Me This. I Have No Idea Where It Came From

While I Was Drinking Coffee This Morning, My Dog Brought Me This. I Have No Idea Where It Came From

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

congrats, now you own a cat

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#5

My Dog Is Too Good For This World, He Brought Me A Flower

My Dog Is Too Good For This World, He Brought Me A Flower

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Pretty sure he has a bottle of wine there too

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#6

This Is Mr. Slash - A Flower Hunting Adventure Master. He Brings Me Flowers Every Night. He's Not Hurting The Garden, By The Way

This Is Mr. Slash - A Flower Hunting Adventure Master. He Brings Me Flowers Every Night. He's Not Hurting The Garden, By The Way

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

Mr. Slash is very romantic.

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#7

Cat Returns With Sausage Stolen From Unknown Neighbor's Bbq

Cat Returns With Sausage Stolen From Unknown Neighbor's Bbq

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

"human, hurry and let me in! the cops are chasing me I don't know why"

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#8

My Dog Brought Me Some Dirt Today

My Dog Brought Me Some Dirt Today

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Magpie
Community Member
3 years ago

Hey can s/he do my weeding too ? please?

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#9

Last Day At Work. I Think The Office Dog Wants Me To Stay, He Brought Me All Of His Toys

Last Day At Work. I Think The Office Dog Wants Me To Stay, He Brought Me All Of His Toys

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
3 years ago

Your office has a dooooog? <3 how can i be hired by you?

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#10

This Is Zoey's Pillow. If She Likes You, She'll Bring You The Pillow. You Can't Touch It, But You Can Look

This Is Zoey's Pillow. If She Likes You, She'll Bring You The Pillow. You Can't Touch It, But You Can Look

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Iris Omri-Engler
Community Member
3 years ago

I love the way she's looking at you. So sweet!

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#11

Charlie's Brought Me A Tenner

Charlie's Brought Me A Tenner

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Where do I sign up for such an awesome seeker?

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#12

He Was Jealous Of His Brother's Hunting Skills So He Ran Outside And Caught A Leaf For Me

He Was Jealous Of His Brother's Hunting Skills So He Ran Outside And Caught A Leaf For Me

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

At least he tried...

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#13

Threw My Dog A Ball And He Brought Me This Lil Guy Instead

Threw My Dog A Ball And He Brought Me This Lil Guy Instead

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

Now you own a tortoise

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#14

My Girlfriend's Golden Has To Bring A Gift To Anyone Who Comes To The Door. If She Can't Find A Toy, She'll Grab Her Whole Bed And Drag It Across The House Or Pick Up The Shoe You Just Took Off And Give It Back To You

My Girlfriend's Golden Has To Bring A Gift To Anyone Who Comes To The Door. If She Can't Find A Toy, She'll Grab Her Whole Bed And Drag It Across The House Or Pick Up The Shoe You Just Took Off And Give It Back To You

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

so sweet <3

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#15

Meet Henry. He Presents Me With This Toy Mouse Every Morning Claiming A Successful Nights Work

Meet Henry. He Presents Me With This Toy Mouse Every Morning Claiming A Successful Nights Work

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

"Day 32, human still believes my genius scam."

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#16

Friend Is A New Mom, Today Her Dog Brought Her This

Friend Is A New Mom, Today Her Dog Brought Her This

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rai mei
Community Member
3 years ago

why do i think that this dog will be awesome in rap

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#17

Human, Instead Of A Stick I Brought You A Small Tree

Human, Instead Of A Stick I Brought You A Small Tree

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

So you get some good vitamins

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#18

My Sister's Cat Brought In Another "Dead" Bird, Or So They Thought

My Sister's Cat Brought In Another "Dead" Bird, Or So They Thought

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

He came back from death.. He is the Prince that was promised!

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#19

My Dog Brings Me Things Out Of My Toolbox Randomly Hoping It'll Be Something I Need. Sometimes, It Works

My Dog Brings Me Things Out Of My Toolbox Randomly Hoping It'll Be Something I Need. Sometimes, It Works

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Cat Anya
Community Member
3 years ago

tape is always needed

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#20

Most Cats Bring Dead Animals To Their Loved Ones, But Not My Cat

Most Cats Bring Dead Animals To Their Loved Ones, But Not My Cat

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Tullzter
Community Member
3 years ago

your cat knows exactly what you need

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#21

So My Dog Brought Home A Fawn The Other Day

So My Dog Brought Home A Fawn The Other Day

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Royal_Emperor
Community Member
3 years ago

This is awesome .

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#22

Found This Old Pupper Wandering The Streets And I Returned Him To His Home, He Brought Me His Ducky As A Thank You

Found This Old Pupper Wandering The Streets And I Returned Him To His Home, He Brought Me His Ducky As A Thank You

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't like to see unaccompanied dogs . Owners need to take responsibility for them.

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#23

Our Cat Won't Stop Bringing Home Sponges

Our Cat Won't Stop Bringing Home Sponges

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

May be it's a reincarnation of Gary and is looking for SpongeBob

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#24

Instead Of A Dead Bird Or Mouse, My Cat Decides To Bring Us Gifts Of Leaves. She's Been Doing This For Years

Instead Of A Dead Bird Or Mouse, My Cat Decides To Bring Us Gifts Of Leaves. She's Been Doing This For Years

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Are you vegetarians? Maybe she's very clever and thoughtful ;D

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#25

My Wife And I Started Feeding A Stay Cat. He Likes To Bring Us Presents, Normally Its A Dead Mouse, Or A Chicken Bone, Etc. Today He Showed Up With This, No Idea Where He Got It

My Wife And I Started Feeding A Stay Cat. He Likes To Bring Us Presents, Normally Its A Dead Mouse, Or A Chicken Bone, Etc. Today He Showed Up With This, No Idea Where He Got It

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Stole it from a little kid. Because that's what cats do :D

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#26

My Cat Found An Unattended Cracker And Brought It To Me So I Could Hold It For Her While She Eats It

My Cat Found An Unattended Cracker And Brought It To Me So I Could Hold It For Her While She Eats It

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

Very thoughtful and smart cat

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#27

What My Dog So Thoughtfully Brought To Me After Rolling Around In The Mud At The Park

What My Dog So Thoughtfully Brought To Me After Rolling Around In The Mud At The Park

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Even your dog thinks that you should have more fun!

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#28

3rd One My Dog Has Brought Back Inside. We Don't Have A Garden. At Least We Didn't Think We Did

3rd One My Dog Has Brought Back Inside. We Don't Have A Garden. At Least We Didn't Think We Did

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

He just brought it back to scare the sh*t out of the cat :D

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#29

Our Dog Brings Us Random Objects To Welcome Us When We Come Home

Our Dog Brings Us Random Objects To Welcome Us When We Come Home

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Magpie
Community Member
3 years ago

She is bringing you things that are comfy and smell like you, :)

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#30

Not Even A Year Old And My Giant Kitty Is Bringing Me Gifts

Not Even A Year Old And My Giant Kitty Is Bringing Me Gifts

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

thats some skill

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#31

My Dog Found A Baby Rabbit This Morning

My Dog Found A Baby Rabbit This Morning

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Lindsay Ameye
Community Member
3 years ago

Can we keep my new lil friend???

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#32

My Cat Keeps Bringing A Candy Cane To My Door. For F*cks Sake Ted Christmas Is Over, Let It Go

My Cat Keeps Bringing A Candy Cane To My Door. For F*cks Sake Ted Christmas Is Over, Let It Go

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Magpie
Community Member
3 years ago

It would not do for a cat to confirm to expectations of any sort :P Including calendar things

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#33

Look At What My Cat Brought Me This Morning

Look At What My Cat Brought Me This Morning

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rai mei
Community Member
3 years ago

oh my, at least the cat did not hurt it, let you take care of it instead

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#34

My Dog, Aspen Always Grabs Things Out Of The Pantry And Brings Them To Us With This Face

My Dog, Aspen Always Grabs Things Out Of The Pantry And Brings Them To Us With This Face

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Cip IESAN
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3 years ago

You have a very well-trained dog!

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#35

My Dog Brought Me A Big Present This Morning

My Dog Brought Me A Big Present This Morning

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

is that a... deer or something?

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#36

My Cat Constantly Brings Me Lil Gifts And He's Always Bringing Beatles But This Time It Was Two

My Cat Constantly Brings Me Lil Gifts And He's Always Bringing Beatles But This Time It Was Two

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Beating the expectations.. Good Job, Kitty

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#37

My Dog Brought An Onion Home

My Dog Brought An Onion Home

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
3 years ago

Somewhere, a greengrocer in the neighbourhood is swearing...

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#38

Some Dogs Bring Back Balls, Frisbees Or Sticks. Jack Brought Me A Pigeon. A F*cking Pigeon. Lol

Some Dogs Bring Back Balls, Frisbees Or Sticks. Jack Brought Me A Pigeon. A F*cking Pigeon. Lol

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
3 years ago

Your dog is a good flyer, I presume...

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#39

Our Black Cat Brings Us The Occasional Bird As A Present. Then There's This Doof. (We Don't Own A Badminton Set)

Our Black Cat Brings Us The Occasional Bird As A Present. Then There's This Doof. (We Don't Own A Badminton Set)

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

it flies and it has feathers, sort of. close enough!

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#40

He Likes To Hunt Leaves

He Likes To Hunt Leaves

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Willie D'Kay
Community Member
3 years ago

Vegan cat.

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#41

She Brought Me A Marshmallow

She Brought Me A Marshmallow

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Lindsay Ameye
Community Member
3 years ago

Can you roast this for me okay great thanks

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#42

He Just Found This Binky And... We Don't Deserve Dogs

He Just Found This Binky And... We Don't Deserve Dogs

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Copper Vyxen
Community Member
3 years ago

"See? You don't need a baby. I'm cute enough for all the love!"

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#43

My Dog Brought Me My Hat On A Sunny Day

My Dog Brought Me My Hat On A Sunny Day

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Good Doggo

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#44

My Cat Brings Me Gifts, She Has Strange Taste For Gifts

My Cat Brings Me Gifts, She Has Strange Taste For Gifts

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Look at the emotions, will you?

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#45

My Dog Gets So Excited When She Brings Me A Gift

My Dog Gets So Excited When She Brings Me A Gift

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

where did she found them, my nightmares?

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#46

My Cat Just Brought This Little Guy Home. I Guess I Have A New Pet

My Cat Just Brought This Little Guy Home. I Guess I Have A New Pet

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Nancy E
Community Member
3 years ago

Cute find !

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#47

What Do You Mean You Don't Like My Gift?

What Do You Mean You Don't Like My Gift?

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't disappoint your cat

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#48

Didn't Know We Had Turtles In Our Backyard Until We Got Louie - He Brings One To The Porch Every Few Weeks

Didn't Know We Had Turtles In Our Backyard Until We Got Louie - He Brings One To The Porch Every Few Weeks

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nanashi
Community Member
3 years ago

if it's the same one every week, that is one unlucky turtle.

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#49

My Mighty Hunter Brought Me Her Trophy

My Mighty Hunter Brought Me Her Trophy

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Jenn
Community Member
3 years ago

beautiful cat!

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#50

My Niece Was Playing With Mr. Potato Head - My Dog Wanted To Play Fetch, So He Brought Me What He Found

My Niece Was Playing With Mr. Potato Head - My Dog Wanted To Play Fetch, So He Brought Me What He Found

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Willie D'Kay
Community Member
3 years ago

Kylie Jenner challenge?

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