We've introduced you to dogspotting, so it's only fair we cover catspotting as well. After all, what is our world with just one and not the other?

In its core, the group is a place to post photos and videos when you unexpectedly encounter a cat. "Cats are elusive and have lots of attitudes, so the scenarios you'll find them in are always really interesting," Ruby Black, the creator of the Catspotting Facebook group, told Bored Panda.

She started the online community in 2014 and said they've had some crazy and weird spots throughout the years, cats in unbelievable situations or beautiful scenery and such. "We encourage members to share a bit of the story with their spot, like the circumstances surrounding how, when, and where," Black explained.

Continue scrolling and check out some of the most memorable spots the group has ever seen!

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#1

The Last Thing I Expected To Spot In The Sahara Desert Was A Tuxedo Kitty. The Berber People In Our Tent Told Me He Visits Sometimes To Chase Away The Scorpions

The Last Thing I Expected To Spot In The Sahara Desert Was A Tuxedo Kitty. The Berber People In Our Tent Told Me He Visits Sometimes To Chase Away The Scorpions

Simon Astor Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

I would've thought it was a mirage...

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The more unique or interesting the spot is, the more likely it is to become successful within the group. "Most of our viral posts have been either extraordinarily silly (cats with wild expressions or in really silly places or positions) or really, really unique (one of our most popular posts was a beautiful photo of a cat standing triumphantly on top of a huge sand dune in the middle of the desert)," Black explained.

#2

My Chest, Not My Cat! Spotted This Beautiful Big Guy In My Dad's Garden A Few Days Ago

My Chest, Not My Cat! Spotted This Beautiful Big Guy In My Dad's Garden A Few Days Ago

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

This fellow is wearing quite the coat!

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There is, however, one big difference between Dogspotting and Catspotting groups. The first is public while the second is private -- new members can join only after they're approved by the admins. "Initially, it was set to public but there were lots of people who would try to spam and troll us with photos of dead cats and porn and other gross stuff," Black explained. "It was easier and [required] less manpower to go private than to keep trying to weed out the trolls all the time."

#3

This Stray Mama Has Come Around For A Few Weeks Looking For Food. She Finally Brought Her Baby Around And I Cannot Handle The Politeness

This Stray Mama Has Come Around For A Few Weeks Looking For Food. She Finally Brought Her Baby Around And I Cannot Handle The Politeness

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

They'd be pleasant live-in companions.

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After the community dealt with these pathetic individuals, it was able to once again enjoy what it likes best – cats. Black said the members of the group are all pretty much crazy cat people who just love everything about these majestic animals. "In our member requests, we ask people to answer the question 'What do you love about cats?' and 99% of answers are 'Everything!' and 'Toe beans!'"

#4

My Boyfriend And I Rescued This Little Guy Off The Side Of The Side Of The Road. He’s So Little! Poor Little Guy Kept Almost Running Out Into The Road Crying For Help

My Boyfriend And I Rescued This Little Guy Off The Side Of The Side Of The Road. He’s So Little! Poor Little Guy Kept Almost Running Out Into The Road Crying For Help

Rachel Markunas‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Bless you for saving the little mite.

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"I never really intended for the group to get this big," she said. "I created it years ago as just a thing for me and my friends because I kept seeing cute cats and didn't have [anywhere to share the encounters]. I was a member of Dogspotting but I didn't really like the way that they did their admin and some of their rules were a bit weird so I figured I would make my own version with cats and it just blew up immediately." Now, the founder is really proud of how many awesome people are in the group and it makes her really happy to see how it makes so many of them smile, too. "We've had heaps of members say that seeing fun spots brightens their day. I love the group a lot."

#5

Spotted In The Building In Front Of My Job!

Spotted In The Building In Front Of My Job!

Neus DG Report

bored human
Community Member
2 months ago

How did the cat even get there?? Cats are liquid confirmed...

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#6

I Was Watching TV In My Living Room, Only To Realize I Too, Was Being Watched. Bc, Canada.

I Was Watching TV In My Living Room, Only To Realize I Too, Was Being Watched. Bc, Canada.

Kaitlyn Neff‎ Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

That cat looks concerned... what were you watching?

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#7

The Smoke Has Cleared Up A Little Bit Here In The Bay Area, So I Went Out For A Walk And Spotted These Two Buddies Enjoying The Night Air Together.

The Smoke Has Cleared Up A Little Bit Here In The Bay Area, So I Went Out For A Walk And Spotted These Two Buddies Enjoying The Night Air Together.

Adam Gillitt‎ Report

Titas Burinskas
BoredPanda Staff
2 months ago

racoon cat

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#8

My Brother Spotted This Lil Baby In The Middle Of The Road So He Brought Her Over To Give Her A Bath. He Bought Some Kmr Since She Seems To Only Be Around 2 Weeks Old And Took Her Home

My Brother Spotted This Lil Baby In The Middle Of The Road So He Brought Her Over To Give Her A Bath. He Bought Some Kmr Since She Seems To Only Be Around 2 Weeks Old And Took Her Home

Danielle Silver‎ Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Love to both the precious kitty and your brother, who knows the value of a life.

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#9

Took This Photo Of The Most Cuddly Lil Ginger In The Middle Of A Head Shake While It Wouldn't Stop Purring, Such A Majestic, Graceful Beauty

Took This Photo Of The Most Cuddly Lil Ginger In The Middle Of A Head Shake While It Wouldn't Stop Purring, Such A Majestic, Graceful Beauty

Anna Janiak Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol she is absolutely adorable!

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#10

Ensuring No Bookmarks Are Stolen On His Watch

Ensuring No Bookmarks Are Stolen On His Watch

Penny Meyers‎ Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

I dont think anyone will want to take the bookmarks - they'll want to pet the kitty instead!

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#11

My Friend And I Were Out To Get Something And Were Walking To The Station When She Points At This Adorable Cat And Gives Me The “Ugh Fine” Look And I Gave This Floof The Best Pets. She Was Letting Me Scratch Her Belly And Under Her Chin

My Friend And I Were Out To Get Something And Were Walking To The Station When She Points At This Adorable Cat And Gives Me The “Ugh Fine” Look And I Gave This Floof The Best Pets. She Was Letting Me Scratch Her Belly And Under Her Chin

She was very elegant and very pretty. I think the owners lived nearby since someone was biking by with their daughter and said “look who’s sitting on the stairs, it’s pjuske (fluffy in Danish)”. 10/10 would pet and miss a train for again.

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Adorable floof!

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#12

My Stairs. Not My Cat. The Eyes

My Stairs. Not My Cat. The Eyes

Shaun Wheatley‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

This cat is majestic.

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#13

I Saw The Most Beautiful Speepy Angel, Lounging In Their Kingdom. (A Restaurant In My Hometown Amsterdam)

I Saw The Most Beautiful Speepy Angel, Lounging In Their Kingdom. (A Restaurant In My Hometown Amsterdam)

Manna Prudon‎ Report

zims
Community Member
2 months ago

"Sleepy Angel" says the title. "Chaos goblin" says the face. (Note: speepy?)

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#14

Mitzi Is A Cat Who Hangs Out At The Gate With The Security Guards In The University Where I Work/Study. But In Hebrew, "Mitz" Means Juice. So Whenever The Students Make A Post About The Cat, Facebook Translate Turns Her Name Into "Security Juice." Meet Security Juice. She's A Fluffer Who Enjoys Pets

Mitzi Is A Cat Who Hangs Out At The Gate With The Security Guards In The University Where I Work/Study. But In Hebrew, "Mitz" Means Juice. So Whenever The Students Make A Post About The Cat, Facebook Translate Turns Her Name Into "Security Juice." Meet Security Juice. She's A Fluffer Who Enjoys Pets

‎Zemmy Ang‎ Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

She must make it a pleasure to go to work.

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#15

This New Neighbor Has Been Coming To Visit Me Everyday For The Last 4 Days

This New Neighbor Has Been Coming To Visit Me Everyday For The Last 4 Days

Lisa Harrington‎ Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Needs to borrow a cup of cuddles.

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#16

Stumbled On This Super Old Trooper Today. Even Broke Social Distancing Rules To Give Him A Head Scratch. Massive Paws. 12/10 Worth A Bit Of Hand Sanitising Afterwards

Stumbled On This Super Old Trooper Today. Even Broke Social Distancing Rules To Give Him A Head Scratch. Massive Paws. 12/10 Worth A Bit Of Hand Sanitising Afterwards

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

What a good looking pal!

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#17

Spotted: Ginger Soil, Super Rare Swedish Phenomenon. A Little Reluctant To Pets, But Overally 11/10

Spotted: Ginger Soil, Super Rare Swedish Phenomenon. A Little Reluctant To Pets, But Overally 11/10

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Awww! He looks so comfortable!

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#18

Spotted This Black & White Dough Ball On The Way Home. 10/10 For Inspiring A Black & White Photograph

Spotted This Black & White Dough Ball On The Way Home. 10/10 For Inspiring A Black & White Photograph

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Dana Grunwald
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful! 💓

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#19

*my Bathroom, Not My Cat* We Left The Garden Door Open And Juno (A Neighbour Cat) Snuck In And Made Herself At Home - Who Could Be Mad At That Face!!?

*my Bathroom, Not My Cat* We Left The Garden Door Open And Juno (A Neighbour Cat) Snuck In And Made Herself At Home - Who Could Be Mad At That Face!!?

Sarah Greenwood‎ Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

THE CUTENESS IS OVERWHELMINGGG

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#20

Little Lady Sat In A Planter Waiting On Her Pint

Little Lady Sat In A Planter Waiting On Her Pint

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

That little resting paw!!!

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#21

Met A New Friend Today

Met A New Friend Today

Erika Eidslott‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

The cat as the Securitas alarm system.

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#22

Just Having Lunch And Then Suddenly This Cat Jumped On My Lap. Obviously I Was Not Thrilled By This At All!

Just Having Lunch And Then Suddenly This Cat Jumped On My Lap. Obviously I Was Not Thrilled By This At All!

Renée Loomans Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

You lucky person

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#23

Saw This Beautiful Duo On My Walk This Morning. They Both Came Running Over For Scritches

Saw This Beautiful Duo On My Walk This Morning. They Both Came Running Over For Scritches

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh, my, these two are gorgeous.

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#24

I Found This Cutie In My Backyard. He Proceeded To Attack My Shoes With Those Murder Mittens And Then Pull Down My Too Big Sweatpants Trying To Climb Up My Leg For More Pets. Would Totally Pet Again With Pants That Can't Fall Down. 10/10

I Found This Cutie In My Backyard. He Proceeded To Attack My Shoes With Those Murder Mittens And Then Pull Down My Too Big Sweatpants Trying To Climb Up My Leg For More Pets. Would Totally Pet Again With Pants That Can't Fall Down. 10/10

Tina LaBonte‎ Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Clearly a very loving cat

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#25

The Neighbour’s House Caught Fire And A 10 Year Old Boy Came Out Of The House Carrying His Cat Yoda. So We Welcomed Him And His Mother Into Our House. Yoda Took Over The Flat And Is An Absolute Sweetheart.

The Neighbour’s House Caught Fire And A 10 Year Old Boy Came Out Of The House Carrying His Cat Yoda. So We Welcomed Him And His Mother Into Our House. Yoda Took Over The Flat And Is An Absolute Sweetheart.

Adam Norfolk Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

You're a dear neighbor. Glad they were safe.

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#26

Don’t Pspsps To Me Or My Son Or My Wife Ever Again. 🐱cats At A Local Museum In Ioannina Greece.

Don’t Pspsps To Me Or My Son Or My Wife Ever Again. 🐱cats At A Local Museum In Ioannina Greece.

Maria Tsi‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

This kitty couple is really giving you the evil eye(s).

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#27

I Did Not Dare To Disturb This Little White Cloud

I Did Not Dare To Disturb This Little White Cloud

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Rokas Laurinavičius
BoredPanda Staff
2 months ago

shhh, it's catouflaging

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#28

Met This Fierce Lion On My Walk Today. Floof Setting - Extreme. Friendliness - Off The Scale. Miaow Volume - Turn It Down! He Followed Me For A While Before Returning To The Savannah

Met This Fierce Lion On My Walk Today. Floof Setting - Extreme. Friendliness - Off The Scale. Miaow Volume - Turn It Down! He Followed Me For A While Before Returning To The Savannah

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

I love the headline tho

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#29

Think I Ran Into The Same Kitty Enjoying The Sun Again

Think I Ran Into The Same Kitty Enjoying The Sun Again

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IKL200
Community Member
2 months ago

Awww I wanna pet him toooo

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#30

I Met The Cat Of My Dreams Today Named Alex. Pretty Sure He Was A Maine Coon Based On His Sweet Puppy Dog Demeanor. He Demanded Attention And Would Follow Me If I Continued On My Walk. I Was Absolutely Smitten With Him. Please Peruse

I Met The Cat Of My Dreams Today Named Alex. Pretty Sure He Was A Maine Coon Based On His Sweet Puppy Dog Demeanor. He Demanded Attention And Would Follow Me If I Continued On My Walk. I Was Absolutely Smitten With Him. Please Peruse

Sarah Biegelsen Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Aww I just love fluffy cats

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#31

Saw This Beautiful Boy On A Walk. He Was Also Walking, But In The Opposite Direction. He Greeted Us Warmly, But Only Gave Us 30 Seconds Of His Time Before He Continued On His Walk!

Saw This Beautiful Boy On A Walk. He Was Also Walking, But In The Opposite Direction. He Greeted Us Warmly, But Only Gave Us 30 Seconds Of His Time Before He Continued On His Walk!

Jackie Steen Scardino Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

What stunning markings on this beautiful cat. Bengals are roamers. Good to see tags.

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#32

Found This Pretty Flower On A Walk A Few Weeks Ago, Wouldn’t Let Me Pet But Still Loved The View

Found This Pretty Flower On A Walk A Few Weeks Ago, Wouldn’t Let Me Pet But Still Loved The View

15 September Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

This pretty flower prefers not to be watered

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#33

I Just Got Off Work, Come Home To Let My Dogs Out And This Little Thing Starts Following Around My One Pupper, It Was Chilly And No Mom

I Just Got Off Work, Come Home To Let My Dogs Out And This Little Thing Starts Following Around My One Pupper, It Was Chilly And No Mom

Poor thing must have a cold, keeps sneezing snot out and sounds like it's wheezing. She'll (I think it's a she) will be going to vets to get looked at. In the mean time, pup ain't letting her out of her sight.

Rebecca May Zinn‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Your dog has adopted the kitty.

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#34

The Cutest Staff In Our Local Supermarket

The Cutest Staff In Our Local Supermarket

Jen Carlos‎ Report

Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

I can hear the meows!

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#35

Heard Shouting At The Window In The Cottage I Rented Last Weekend On The Aran Islands. Lifted The Net Curtain To Be Greeted By This Enthusiastic Member Of The Local Welcome Committee!

Heard Shouting At The Window In The Cottage I Rented Last Weekend On The Aran Islands. Lifted The Net Curtain To Be Greeted By This Enthusiastic Member Of The Local Welcome Committee!

Claire Kelly‎ Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

I love this type of welcoming committee!

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#36

My Car, But Not My Cat. Very Beautiful, Very Friendly, Likes To Stick Her Tongue Out At You & Show Off Her Balancing Skills. Found Out That This Is The Neighbour’s Cat & Her Name Is Foxy. 10000/10

My Car, But Not My Cat. Very Beautiful, Very Friendly, Likes To Stick Her Tongue Out At You & Show Off Her Balancing Skills. Found Out That This Is The Neighbour’s Cat & Her Name Is Foxy. 10000/10

Caitlan Maxwell Report

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Very beautiful indeed.

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#37

Ran Into This Sweet Girl On My Way Home

Ran Into This Sweet Girl On My Way Home

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Xandra, The Little Hufflepuff
Community Member
2 months ago

did you apologize?

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#38

Holy Mackerel!!! I Met This Thicc, Loud, Very Friendly Boy Who Would Not Let Me Leave!!!! Plz Find Attached: Video Of This Big Old Creamsicle Slapping Me With His Paw When I Tried To Walk Away

Holy Mackerel!!! I Met This Thicc, Loud, Very Friendly Boy Who Would Not Let Me Leave!!!! Plz Find Attached: Video Of This Big Old Creamsicle Slapping Me With His Paw When I Tried To Walk Away

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol the first thing I noticed tho was your shoes

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#39

Was On Zoom For Class And Turned Around And Did A Double Take. Inside Cat Mine, Outside Cat Not My Cat. Da Baby (My Cat) Tapped The Window And Outside Cat Looked At Him Like He/She Saw A Ghost And Ran!

Was On Zoom For Class And Turned Around And Did A Double Take. Inside Cat Mine, Outside Cat Not My Cat. Da Baby (My Cat) Tapped The Window And Outside Cat Looked At Him Like He/She Saw A Ghost And Ran!

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

She's saying, "Are you real or a reflection?"

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#40

Floppy Eared Cutie, Spotted Up The Road From Me

Floppy Eared Cutie, Spotted Up The Road From Me

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 months ago

Absolutely rakish!

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