If someone calls you overly dramatic ever again, have this post ready at hand.

The truth is, DiCaprio has one single Oscar gathering dust on the shelf not because he got caught up in some cruel conspiracy or is simply not good enough (how dare someone think that!), but rather because they all got snatched by cats.

From taking things too personally and getting emotional all of a sudden to meowing their vocal cords out like Munch’s screaming painting, these are the same cutie pies, but on an emotional roller coaster.

Bored Panda has compiled a list full of the biggest drama felines ever that show just how throwing a tantrum looks in the animal kingdom. More feline drama awaits right here in our part 1.

#1

And The Best Actress Award Goes To

And The Best Actress Award Goes To

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

It looks as if the cat is faking an insurance claim.

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#2

"Am I A Joke To You, Karen?"

"Am I A Joke To You, Karen?"

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

I love this one! The likeness on the floor is uncanny, but look at the sneer on the kitty!

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#3

She Has No Idea What Just Slapped Her In The Face

She Has No Idea What Just Slapped Her In The Face

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

I'd have the same reaction if a huge, wet tongue glossed over my entire face.

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Bored Panda reached out to Rachel Geller, a certified cat behavior specialist who agreed to share her expertise on why some cats are so into drama. Rachel explained that “cats are highly reactive to stress, even to situations that may seem minor to us.”

We may also perceive them as acting very dramatically because they use their bodies to communicate with us. “For example, a scared cat may puff out his tail. To us, this may seem dramatic, but from the cat's point of view, this is practical.”

If a cat is in fear of an invader or an unknown situation, “the puffed-up tail makes him appear bigger than he really is,” the cat behaviorist explained.

#4

Our Cat Was Forgotten Outside. She Activated Our Video Doorbell To Come In

Our Cat Was Forgotten Outside. She Activated Our Video Doorbell To Come In

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SoozeeQ
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3 months ago

So cute. I've seen this with dogs, but never cats. How clever.

SoozeeQ
Community Member
3 months ago

I bet Mom wasn't impressed at 2:26am though.

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Pan Narrans
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3 months ago

2:26am! That's why I've given my cat the door keys. (Chip activated cat flap.)

Flare
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3 months ago

That's smart!

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tuzdayschild
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Poor baby. You know things are bad when they give you the hamster eyes.

Paul K. Johnson
Community Member
3 months ago

"And now I shall share with you the song of my people for the remainder of the night."

Heather Mack-Scott
Community Member
3 months ago

My poor cat got out a few days back. He was not happy when he came home and the door was closed at 4am. So he stood at the door and cried like someone was killing him. lol

Kathy Brown
Community Member
3 months ago

One of my cats would jump up on my bedroom doorknob hitting it, until it turned and she walked in quite happy with her progress.

Goth Nurse
Community Member
3 months ago

Please don't let your pets outside on their own

Tiffany Marie
Community Member
3 months ago

Happy your cat came home 😊 safe and sound 🌷🌿

Lulu the ©ʟɪᴄᴇɴsᴇᴅ ᴘᴏᴛᴛᴇʀʜᴇᴀᴅ®
3 months ago

Awww, so adorable! (omg how long have they been awake lol)

Raine Soo
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3 months ago

Brilliant!

Tiffany Burson
Community Member
3 months ago

The first one gets me

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

Genius. Just genius.

Mshauri Mazuri
Community Member
3 months ago

I would like to hear its meow.

shado
Community Member
3 months ago

so often we just don't give our pets the credit they deserve ... had a sweet ginger boy who used to ring the back-door chime to be let in, and on those times when he got to the door ahead of you, he would reach up and fiddle with the latch - if he only had opposable thumbs he could have opened the door himself! IMGP5352-9...6eaeae.jpg IMGP5352-900-5f35b3a6eaeae.jpg

Gail Skinner
Community Member
3 months ago

Too cute!

Bonnie North
Community Member
3 months ago

What a smarty-pants!

somnomania
Community Member
3 months ago

good for the cat, but also don't put your cats outside, especially at night :(

Jerry Phillips
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty.

Pepper Pots
Community Member
3 months ago

Gees these catpics are making my day

Morgan
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart!

backatya
Community Member
3 months ago

let me in, it's cold out here

Billy The Kid
Community Member
3 months ago

2.26am? must of been out on the town

Judith Petree
Community Member
3 months ago

I don't have a doorbell but if I did, I'm sure Teaser would know to use it. The few times she's been "accidentally" left outside, I hear a plaintive pitiful little squeak on the other side of the door.

Antionetté Cartledge
Community Member
3 months ago

Ahhh cute❤

Caroline Overill
Community Member
3 months ago

Deck the halls with boughs of holly.....

Darleen alkhaliki
Community Member
3 months ago

RING tale cat

Marie Feist
Community Member
3 months ago

Well now, you've left me outside again!

Azziza
Community Member
3 months ago

How can you "forget" your pet!

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
3 months ago

my 15 y/o cat figured out how to use the bells at the backdoor to demand to be let in....she hadn't been in the back yard in years because of our JRT...never saw her do that until then...

Leisa K
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty!

TinTin
Community Member
3 months ago

Awwww! Poor kitty!

Carol Roeder
Community Member
3 months ago

Awe, poor baby!

Sue Fletcher
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty!

Marsha Brown
Community Member
3 months ago

That's not dramatic, that's smart!

Amy Gannon
Community Member
3 months ago

That’s one smart cat!

Hilary Palmer
Community Member
3 months ago

my cat goes out the window next to the door, then howls to be let in through the door.. never mind that the window is still open for her to get in

Ninja Nonna
Community Member
3 months ago

"AND I'm letting the neighbours know..."

Night Owl
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty

Oskar vanZandt
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

My youngest cat disappeared for several days a couple of years back... think she must've been locked in someone's garage from Fri-Mon. She's not left the yard since. [PS I was heartsick with worry]

Toast Of Saint Louis
Community Member
3 months ago

The cat the curfew and decided to stay out late.

Donna Mixon
Community Member
2 months ago

Our neighbor cat activated our cameras one evening and I meowed at it through the intercom. You’d have thought I said something nasty about her mother.

Penny Rollins
Community Member
2 months ago

If this isn’t the funniest ever!!

Marilee Boer
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty

Patty Leaton
Community Member
3 months ago

out drinking

Patty Stier
Community Member
3 months ago

Open the door, human, or I'll yeowl all night! I mean it - I'm counting to ten!

spharoe
Community Member
3 months ago

Oooooohhhhh my God I’m DEAD! 😂😂😩

shado
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3 months ago

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Pamela Scott
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart kitty knows how to get her servants to open the door when she is good and ready to come in

Diandra “Mss Didi” Blackthorn
Community Member
3 months ago

... NOT overLY dramatic; being more responsible than her people!

Eric Forster
Community Member
3 months ago

Let me in. It's cold out here.

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
3 months ago

Clever puss!

Maggie Mae
Community Member
3 months ago

Such a Clever Girl!!! A Tom would have just gone to the Neighbours House!!

Gitta Landgraf
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart!!!!

Kristy Furlow
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart Kitty!

Teresa Spanics
Community Member
3 months ago

😂🤣😹😻 Smart kitty 😂🤣😹😻

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm home!!!!!

Khloe Ness
Community Member
3 months ago

LET ME INNNN

ebony1k124 touch
Community Member
3 months ago

"Let me in dammit!!"

Carol Keane
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart cat!

Alyssa Fry
Community Member
3 months ago

Hahaaha

Eva the Ravenclaw Bookworm📚💖
Community Member
3 months ago

*inserts yodeling noises*

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart girl!

Karen Lees
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart Kitty

shemeowsalot
Community Member
3 months ago

Smart Kitty

Caroline Kimber
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like me when I get home drunk....

Summer
Community Member
3 months ago

hoooomaaan

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
3 months ago

Keep your cat indoors.

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#5

My Brother's Cat's Reaction To New Furniture

My Brother's Cat's Reaction To New Furniture

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Maryam Siddiqui
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3 months ago (edited)

hes like a meerkat 😀

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#6

"Omg! What The Hell Is That Thing!?!"

"Omg! What The Hell Is That Thing!?!"

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

That is quite a reaction. LOL

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Rachel also said that from a human perspective, cats may look dramatic because of their “big, expressive eyes.”

Most often, humans tend to look at their pets from their own point of view and not the cat’s point of view. This is why we tend to misinterpret things.

“We think a cat rolling around on the floor is being dramatic and trying to tell us something, whereas that cat is merely getting a good stretch for her flexible body,” Rachel explained.

#7

Let Me In

Let Me In

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pei meow
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3 months ago

let me in! I am gonna die! Ahh! The sky is falling!

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#8

I Shooed Him Off My Lap And He Gonna Be A Little B***h About It

I Shooed Him Off My Lap And He Gonna Be A Little B***h About It

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SoozeeQ
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3 months ago

Well, he needs to get his snuggles from somewhere, and if not from you, then he'll try the cushion.

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#9

When You Find Out You're Pregnant

When You Find Out You're Pregnant

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

No...How did that happen?

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The cat behavior expert also said that cats are amazing communicators, but we need to pay attention to what they are saying. “You can learn how to read his signals effectively and develop a better relationship with your cat.”

We sometimes think that if cat is acting dramatically, it is trying to manipulate our emotions. But Rachel assured us that’s not the case.

“People do tend to respond to a high-pitched meow, much like we would to a crying baby, but your cat is not manipulating you.” She also added that “manipulation, revenge, and spite are traits we humans can call our very own.”

#10

He Heard Me Sneeze For The First Time

He Heard Me Sneeze For The First Time

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Summer
Community Member
3 months ago

is that rona? u need swab test hooman

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#11

She Got Spooked

She Got Spooked

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ArrowAce
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3 months ago

At first i thought that it didnt have ears >-<

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#12

Trying To Teach My Daughter To Hold The Cat Properly And Captured This Gem

Trying To Teach My Daughter To Hold The Cat Properly And Captured This Gem

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

PUT ME DOWN!

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#13

Met This Guy In Amsterdam

Met This Guy In Amsterdam

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Shinobi Shabby
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3 months ago

Libiamo, libiamo ne'lieti calici...

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#14

Felt Like I Was Interrupting A Cat Drug Deal Today

Felt Like I Was Interrupting A Cat Drug Deal Today

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Maryam Siddiqui
Community Member
3 months ago

i think u were

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#15

She Gets Bad News Every Day

She Gets Bad News Every Day

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

Perhaps it's time to change your cat's name.

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#16

Shia Caught By A Shark

Shia Caught By A Shark

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago (edited)

Ahhh! I've been bitten! Send the medic!

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#17

Feeding Time Was An Hour Ago, Jessica

Feeding Time Was An Hour Ago, Jessica

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Diellza
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3 months ago

I think you cat's Batman.

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#18

Our Persian Cat Staring At Our New Pup

Our Persian Cat Staring At Our New Pup

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

The Persian is glaring, not staring.

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#19

When Your Human Dared To Pet Another Animal. Don’t Even Touch Me, Betrayer. Ugh

When Your Human Dared To Pet Another Animal. Don’t Even Touch Me, Betrayer. Ugh

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WillemPenn
Community Member
3 months ago

LOL. My little princess is like that if I even acknowledge one of the other two furballs. She's like "I saw you look at the other cats as you crossed the room to me. You wanted to pet them didn't you? You petted them with your eyes! Don't touch me you lousy cheater!"

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#20

I’m Extremely Blessed To Have My Own Tiny Lifeguard. Except, Instead Of Using A Whistle Or Attempting To Save Me - He Screams At Me In Terror. The Entire Time

I’m Extremely Blessed To Have My Own Tiny Lifeguard. Except, Instead Of Using A Whistle Or Attempting To Save Me - He Screams At Me In Terror. The Entire Time

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
3 months ago

Noooo. Not the water. What are you thinking?

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#21

I Accidentally Turned On The News And My Cats Reaction Says It All

I Accidentally Turned On The News And My Cats Reaction Says It All

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

Oh, crap, the sky is falling!

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#22

My Cat Always Looks Like He Has Anxiety. Yes, He Always Looks Like This

My Cat Always Looks Like He Has Anxiety. Yes, He Always Looks Like This

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Janine B.
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3 months ago

And the other cat is like: "He's making that face again, isn't he?"

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#23

My Buddy Dressed Up As His Cat For Halloween. Look At The Cats Face

My Buddy Dressed Up As His Cat For Halloween. Look At The Cats Face

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Miss Cris
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3 months ago

What a good idea!!!

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#24

Every Morning, Simba’s Allowed To Tan On The Balcony. But When It’s Time To Go Back Inside, He Screams

Every Morning, Simba’s Allowed To Tan On The Balcony. But When It’s Time To Go Back Inside, He Screams

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago (edited)

I'm not done yet, hooman! Can't you tell that my tan is uneven?

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#25

Umm... It’s Not What You Think

Umm... It’s Not What You Think

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

KItty fondling the merchandise.

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#26

Melvin Demanded A Walk. Then This Happened. I Had To Carry Him Home. (He's Fine, He's Just A Drama Queen)

Melvin Demanded A Walk. Then This Happened. I Had To Carry Him Home. (He's Fine, He's Just A Drama Queen)

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

I'm exhausted. Take me home, Jeeves. Good hooman.

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#27

Meet Katsu: A Dramatic And Needy Boi Screaming For His Hooman

Meet Katsu: A Dramatic And Needy Boi Screaming For His Hooman

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

Katsu is looking like Toothless.

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#28

This Dramatic Cat

This Dramatic Cat

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

Look at that puffed up tail! She means business, alright.

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#29

I Was A Little Late Serving Breakfast

I Was A Little Late Serving Breakfast

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pei meow
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3 months ago

I is hungry! I will starve!

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#30

Life In A Nutshell

Life In A Nutshell

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Oh, shit. I'm squished and stuck. A little help, anyone?

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#31

Noodle Has Seen Too Much

Noodle Has Seen Too Much

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pei meow
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3 months ago

He's... seen things

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#32

My Sister Took Her Cat For A Walk Last Fall. We Still Don't Know If He Was Enjoying Himself

My Sister Took Her Cat For A Walk Last Fall. We Still Don't Know If He Was Enjoying Himself

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Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

Tree hugger.

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#33

Taken From My Parents’ Kitchen Window. They Don’t Have Any Cats

Taken From My Parents’ Kitchen Window. They Don’t Have Any Cats

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Kairen Rider-Matchez
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3 months ago

The other cat is like 'Yeah I don't know this guy..'

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#34

I Took My Boy To The Vet. This Is How He Felt About It

I Took My Boy To The Vet. This Is How He Felt About It

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

I'd like to know how he got up there without a ladder. LOL

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#35

My Cat, When She Realizes She's Stuck

My Cat, When She Realizes She's Stuck

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pei meow
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3 months ago

Cats are liquid

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#36

She's Been Screaming At These Water Droplets For 3 Minutes. Get Out Of The Shower You Tiny Moron

She's Been Screaming At These Water Droplets For 3 Minutes. Get Out Of The Shower You Tiny Moron

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danielw
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3 months ago

to be fair, I shave when I get out of the shower.... the water droplets bug me, too. "plut, plut plut plut"

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#37

Henrietta Would Like Your Support In Declaring War. She's Not Sure What She's Against, But She's Sure It's Important

Henrietta Would Like Your Support In Declaring War. She's Not Sure What She's Against, But She's Sure It's Important

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SoozeeQ
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3 months ago

I am Woman, hear me Roar!

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#38

Wasp Photobomb

Wasp Photobomb

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

The kitty: Get that thing away from me!

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#39

I Think My Cat Took It Personally

I Think My Cat Took It Personally

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SoozeeQ
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3 months ago

Aww. Poor baby does look upset.

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#40

Upstairs Neighbors Are Loud. We Were Startled Together

Upstairs Neighbors Are Loud. We Were Startled Together

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Summer
Community Member
3 months ago

sweet

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#41

The Chair Is Mine! Muahahah

The Chair Is Mine! Muahahah

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago

The usurper looks quite self-satisfied.

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#42

Just A Typical Bath Time With Kiwi

Just A Typical Bath Time With Kiwi

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Raine Soo
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3 months ago (edited)

The hooman is drowning in the bathtub! Help! Anyone? Help! Who will feed me? Help!

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#43

I Know How You Feel, Rosco, I Know How You Feel

I Know How You Feel, Rosco, I Know How You Feel

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Pan Narrans
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3 months ago

Rosco P. Coltrane pops up in my mind.

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#44

Demands To Get Into Car. Proceeds To Be Shocked She Is In The Car

Demands To Get Into Car. Proceeds To Be Shocked She Is In The Car

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Berry Budgie
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3 months ago

Um why am i in here...

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#45

Me: Maddy Is Home From Her Vacation. Dotty The Cat: I'm Dead

Me: Maddy Is Home From Her Vacation. Dotty The Cat: I'm Dead

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Paul K. Johnson
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3 months ago

When your cats are as big as your kids.

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#46

He's Very Concerned About Who Will Feed Him If I Drown In The Bath

He's Very Concerned About Who Will Feed Him If I Drown In The Bath

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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3 months ago

Unfortunately you will be dinner...

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#47

This Is Fridge. She Would Like To File A Formal Complaint With The Staff About Feeding Schedules

This Is Fridge. She Would Like To File A Formal Complaint With The Staff About Feeding Schedules

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Maryam Siddiqui
Community Member
3 months ago

omg, her name XD, i love it

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#48

Get That Thing Away From Me

Get That Thing Away From Me

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Party Poison
Community Member
3 months ago

my reaction in front of a camera 🤣

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#49

Tried To Get A Pic Of The Daily Garden Haul But It Was Also Her Dinner Time

Tried To Get A Pic Of The Daily Garden Haul But It Was Also Her Dinner Time

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Pan Narrans
Community Member
3 months ago

Another human who doesn't have her priorities right.

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#50

Marvel The Cat Reacts At 2020

Marvel The Cat Reacts At 2020

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
3 months ago

Marvel ain't wrong.

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