Cats are probably one of the most flexible animals ever, which makes them the perfect yoga buddies. Sometimes the poses they strike are so hilarious it’s impossible to resist taking a picture. And sometimes, this is how new trends are started.

A Japanese Twitter user called Mttkmsan decided to post a photo of a neighbor’s cat named Yamame-kun who fell asleep on his back, stretched but completely relaxed. This tweet, where the cat looks pretty long, soon got some replies from other Twitter users in Japan posting their cats in similar positions, and they’re amusing! Scroll down to see them for yourself, vote for your favorites, and if you have cats - let’s join the Japanese and try to catch them stretching so everyone else can see how long they are!

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Image credits: mttkmsan

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Stretched Cats

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Sarah 10 months ago

What are you looking at human?

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Twitter Users Have Started A New Trend- Take Pictures Of Your Cats Stretched

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Give it. Give me that thing.

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Lua boots 10 months ago

Im a ballerina 🤗

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#4

Stretched Cats

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Kelsey Watkins 10 months ago

The cat is wearing a jumpsuit😂

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Pet lover!❤️ 10 months ago

* shove

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Sean Hancox 10 months ago

Isn't that the Puma logo?

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

You've got the pic? Let's post it.

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#8

Stretched Cats

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~Ravenclaw~ OwO 10 months ago

I put my hands up in the air sometimes saying AY YO! Time to let go!

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Sarah 10 months ago

If I fits, I sits or lie in this case

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Okay, you had your fun. Haha. Now let me down.

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#11

Mr Boogie

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Heaven Scott 10 months ago

is it just me or does that white fur on his belly look like a shark?

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Sarah 10 months ago

Me at thanksgiving regretting everything I ate

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#13

Stretched Cats

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it's ava the bus girl 10 months ago

"Hi cat-in-the-cabinet! You will never be as big as me!"

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Lua boots 10 months ago

It's only me, or this cat look taller than me? (1.57) O_o

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#15

Stretched Cats

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Bah.

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Knock out.

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#17

Stretched Cats

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Okay, first position. And now: un, deux, trois et grand plié...

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Twitter Users Have Started A New Trend- Take Pictures Of Your Cats Stretched

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Patricia Brown 10 months ago

I always had cats when I was little, and could carry them around when I wanted to. They were very tolerant of me, and I learned to respect them and their claws..lol

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Oh, where am I ?

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

That is precious !

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Cat rug.!

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Eyad Babikir 10 months ago

I told u my pants are too small! Just look at them! 🐈

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#23

Am I A Painting Or What?

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

That's like a painting. Very elegant!

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Hangover.

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#25

Glücklich Goes After A Bug

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Diana P. 10 months ago

Aw, this picture looks so pretty and peaceful.

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#26

Stretched Cats

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Daria B 10 months ago

This cat looks like a proud toddler proving how biiiiiiiiig he/she is.

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Tara Sutter 10 months ago

aww...i used to have a cat named Booboo, but we had to put him, and he looked exactly like this cat..

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Mommy, how much did I grow ?

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Stretching Kitty

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Mimis Nachbarin 10 months ago

Cat elegance at its best!

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#30

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Now I lay me down to sleep !!!

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#31

Sleeping Beauty

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Usernameofgag 10 months ago

It is so comfortable in cat scale.

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Twitter Users Have Started A New Trend- Take Pictures Of Your Cats Stretched

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Tummy kisses please !

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rakuninaru 10 months ago

Starts singing The Circle of Life for no reason XD

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#34

Bonham

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Cactuar Jon 10 months ago

The dangers of allowing a cat and a cat-eating bed cohabit. What did you think would happen!!???

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

This is not a happy face !!!

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#36

Our Blind Cat Likes To Relax With His Hooman

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Patti 10 months ago

That's sweet

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Vinnil

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Last2Know 10 months ago

Remote...just out of paws reach

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Cyber Cyndar Katt

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10 months ago

He does look like a Finnish Pulla, that's a sweet bread you offer to guest to fill them up before you give the more expensive sweets. He is extra furry now as we have - 10C and he loves being outside and his fur gets very thick.

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#39

Exhausted...

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i go to seek a great perhaps 10 months ago

sploof (sleepy edition)

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#40

The Mouse Was This Big, No Kidding.

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Mn gooze 10 months ago

Where are you going to be when the catnip kicks in?

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#41

Stretched Cats

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Nikki D 10 months ago

Slinky cat?

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#42

I'm Going To Swallow The World!

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Charlotte Brine 9 months ago

"MOOOM I'M DYINGGGĢGGG OF HUNGERRRRR!!!!!!!"

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#43

Yoga

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Nikki D 10 months ago

If anything could defy gravity, it would be a cat

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

Cat lady, I see more babies in the background !

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#45

Purrsia

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rakuninaru 10 months ago

looks like the belly is illuminated

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#46

Belly Rubs

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Elsie Collins 10 months ago

Wish my Romeow would let me do that!!! I'd have four fangs imbedded in my arm if I tried that!!

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#47

This Is How Pod Sleeps

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i go to seek a great perhaps 10 months ago

PREACH!

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

I see the measuring tape, but unable to see the numbers.?

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#50

His Natural State

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

So very content.

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#51

Timon, Stretching!

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Usernameofgag 10 months ago

Im doing yoga!!!!

#52

Your Spot Looks Comfortable, Hooman !

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#53

Findus

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Elsie Collins 10 months ago

HELP!! I've fallen and I can't get up!!!!!!!!

#54

I Want You To Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls Jack....

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Usernameofgag 10 months ago

Draw me like one of your French girl

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#55

#if He Stands On Tiptoes Maybe He Can Sneak A Piece Of Apricot?!?

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Meeow 10 months ago

Whatcha cooking mama

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Miss Elby

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#57

Jack Afternoon Nap

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#58

Koa

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Kate Evans 10 months ago

Most beautiful cat on here

#59

Kitty Yoga Pose: Praise The Sun!

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Gigi Baldez 10 months ago

Beautiful coloring on this baby........

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#60

Stretching With A Friend.

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Cathy Keiran 10 months ago

Awww

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#61

Morty Von Buttfedora

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#62

Abbath, Casually Hanging Out

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jacluckycat 10 months ago

That's an awesome picture

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#63

My Catman And Cat "Wolf" Catmade Style ^^

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Anita Marx 10 months ago

Looks like a workout, but for whom, cat or human? Btw: love the T-shirt.

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#64

Life Is Hard When You're Pregnant And Drunk

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jo_shortland 10 months ago

Milk Drunk ?

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Allana Rose 10 months ago

"Hooman, u be so weird!"

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#66

Albert Stretching

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Poesjkin

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Elsie Collins 10 months ago

Precious little baby!!!

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sharron lynn parsons 10 months ago

These feet were made for walking !

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#69

Heaven

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Kikka io 10 months ago

that delicious rose-colored powder. a beautiful cat.

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Walter

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Last2Know 10 months ago

I can't believe nobody has commented on the beauty of this cat

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#71

Little Disco Biscuit And His Heart

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Markéta Podlešáková 5 months ago

sleapyhead 😻

#72

So What??!

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Usernameofgag 10 months ago

Cat know the best place

#73

Snuggly Bengal Tsega - Rip Aged 7, Cancer

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10 months ago

This is Tsega, my Bengal who died of cancer aged 7. RIP big boy x x

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#74

Boots

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#75

How My Cat Sleeps

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#76

O There You Are

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Meeow 10 months ago

Good looking cat!

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Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls, Jack

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Wendy 10 months ago

Adorable - it's the bent ear and crossed eyes ♥

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The Laugh Fan 7 months ago

Not sure this one's been assembled correctly!! Such a pretty cat.

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#83 Trixie

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Bored Birgit 10 months ago

Eeeek!

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Naps For Life

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#81

Sleepstretch

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#82

Mopey Sleeping

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#83

How Me Cat Luke Sleeps And Stretches (The Shirt Is To Prevent Him From Licking His Wound)

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Jane Zimmerman 10 months ago

love the tank top!

#84

Sun Was Out For 30 Seconds!