I firmly believe the best way to turn a great day into a purrfect one is to spend some time with criminally cute cats. No offense to all you doggos out there (believe me, I love you all, too), but cats are awesome.

But don't worry if you don't have an adorable cat or two by your side at this very moment. Bored Panda created a list of wholesome pictures with kitties to keep you company. Share the ones you enjoy the most with your friends to brighten up their day, keep scrolling, and remember to upvote your favorite funny cats!

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Beautiful kitty.

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No matter what a cat does - whether it’s sitting in a box or stretching - it remains photogenic. Maybe it's the catnip, I don't know. The point is, they can't take a bad cat photo. Whether they're pooping in the litter box or munching on a mouse they just caught, their expression is spot-on. Some felines seem far too serious, others look cuter than Puss in Boots, while still others make us laugh with their playful antics. It’s no wonder that the Internet is filled to the brim with funny posts showing off the passion for silly cats.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

I love you very much.

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Whether cats are mega chonkers or kitty cats that like to dance dance dance, I think we can agree that we adore them all equally and would gladly bring them back home to live with us.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

How apropos. Wonderful way to heal, saving a life.

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In the United States, more households have puppers than mousers. However, more cats are kept as pets. Ruff-ly 70 million dogs and 75 million cats live in the US. Meanwhile, global feline population estimates vary wildly because of the millions and millions of feral cats that roam free. They have absolutely no intention of staying still long enough to take part in a survey. Overall, an estimated 220 to 600 million cats live on planet Earth.

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Alusair Alustriel
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1 year ago

The longer you look at their expressions, the deeper the photograph becomes.

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A tabby’s life can seem like a never-ending holiday, what with the amount of time they spend napping between meals. Cats truly are notorious sleepy-heads. They snooze 12 to 16 hours every single day. Meanwhile, older cats sleep even more, sometimes for up to 20 hours a day! That’s bound to turn anyone green with envy.

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divydumdrop hello
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1 year ago

That picture is so cute, I love how they're just sitting peacefully together

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Here’s a fun fact for all you Harry Potter and Crookshanks fans out there: hairballs that cats regurgitate are called trichobezoars. Unfortunately, unlike in the Wizarding World universe, real-life bezoars don’t work as antidotes to poison and will make you ill. Don’t eat them.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

What a gift.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

This cat looks like she's the most comfortable she's ever been

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

Now there is some intense snuggling. I suspect it will be juuuust fine.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Stunning cat, classic swan story.

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Rissie
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1 year ago

Aaaw, but it's clear why he changed his mind. They're a wonderful match :)

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

the now plot :)

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Wil Vanderheijden
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1 year ago

The one on the right looks like he already knows how he's going to run this household.

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Akinwale
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1 year ago

Wow

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Isabelle
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1 year ago

Aww.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Both fuzzy and adorable.

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Laura Francis
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1 year ago

Awww, heartwarming <3

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

So , so wonderful. I need details about where the cat was!

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

Pixar is an excellent name for a cat being silly to cheer you up.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago (edited)

I wish humans had as much empathy as animals

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Alusair Alustriel
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1 year ago

This is a... what is it? :D I mean it's super cute, but It looks like a Star Wars bear :D

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Arno Nüüm
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1 year ago

They're so alike!

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Alusair Alustriel
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1 year ago

Oh gosh this one is so precious made me tear up :3

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Alusair Alustriel
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1 year ago

my cat does same to me very often. Each time is absolutely precious and makes me feel so loved.

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Alusair Alustriel
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1 year ago

Heartbreaking...

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LunaFae
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1 year ago

What a sweet buddy!

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Restless
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1 year ago

Animals are such great therapy for the soul

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

I love you, too.

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Anne
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1 year ago

adorable! (both)

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

For both their sakes. Beautiful.

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Sly Cooper
Community Member
1 year ago

Returned for being too playful?? I'm glad that little fella found a better home!

Kelly Bortner
Community Member
1 year ago

We have a cat my sister brought home from petco's adoption area, she was returned twice. She spent the first two years hidden away and pretty much hides half the day still but she is a love bug now.

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Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
1 year ago

Who could send it back because it was too playful? Whoever they were don’t deserve pets.

Sivi
Community Member
1 year ago

A playfull pet is a happy pet.

knittin' kitten
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1 year ago

Maybe the owner was too old or too disabled to deal with a playful cat I know my mother's playful puppy is running her through the rapids for sure

Katrin Vanhelsing
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1 year ago

Obviously the people who returned her, did not deseave her.

Valerie Lessard
Community Member
1 year ago

God forbid a pet is "too playful" and not just another house ornament

elfin
Community Member
1 year ago

The cat wasn't too playful. The original adopters were just too dull.

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

There is no such think as a too playful cat. Sounds like those people have no business owning a cat. Glad this one found a proper family.

Id row
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1 year ago

ack, 'no such thing'. This site won't let me edit my comments.

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Taryn Wallace
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1 year ago

The words "too playful" should never be in a pet owners owner's vocabulary!! I'm glad she got the home she deserved

Anna Repp
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1 year ago

It is sad that she was returned, but let's not put too much pressure on the family that did that. It is possible they were older people who did not have pet experience and expected a cat just to sleep peacefully most of the day and snuggle with them. It is possible they just did not have enough energy to keep up with her and in that case they did a good thing returning her so she can find a better home, instead of confining her to a home that could not give her the environment she needed.

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Zelda Blue
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1 year ago

Honestly, too playful? What did they want a half dead cat?

Vanessa Bennett
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1 year ago

Oh that face! Just beautiful.

Mary Rose Kent
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1 year ago

She looks like she’s assessing your mood so that she can either match it or buoy it, depending on what she sees on your face.

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Jim Price
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1 year ago

Some people just shouldn't have pets... or kids.

María Hermida
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1 year ago

Some people shouldn't even be allowed to have cacti!

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Gillian Black
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1 year ago

what a lot of crap to playful goodness what a lame excuse they didnt deserve the baby

Adam Hart-Dyke
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1 year ago

WTF? How can anything be too playful???

Thomas Ewing
Community Member
1 year ago

"Who, me?"

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
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1 year ago

Ugh, people, let's return this animal for being TOO PLAYFUL!!!!???

Athene Noctua
Community Member
1 year ago

people find the lamest excuses to return pets.. i hope there will be a special place in Hell for people like that.

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Victoria Saxon
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1 year ago

Every little soul has its place!

Darlene Michuk
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1 year ago

Beauty really.

marnidarr
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1 year ago

She's beautiful!

Robert Robi Z
Community Member
1 year ago

Too playful!?

Zooa
Community Member
1 year ago

She makes me happy

usmcholmans
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1 year ago

"Too playful"?! Those people don't deserve a cat. 😾

Sue Ogden
Community Member
1 year ago

Too playful? I'd like to have seen that. There's no such thing.

Arief Wibowo
Community Member
1 year ago

I love you Ella!

Liz Mosby
Community Member
1 year ago

Thank you and your dad for rescuing this sweet guy! Cats are very healing when it comes to depression and anxiety.. They JUST KNOW what we need and when we need them! I'm happy for y'all and that there is a cat to get you through the rough times!

Lavendar rose
Community Member
1 year ago

Too playful??!? Ridiculous! Luckily she found you!

Joyce Deering
Community Member
1 year ago

AND...She's an awesome match for that blanket.

Susan Stuart
Community Member
1 year ago

“....my dad and me....”

R.s. Potter
Community Member
1 year ago

Our female cat (Little Miss Adventure) was listed by the shelter as a "cozy cat", which means low energy lap sitter. Turns out that was the pregnancy hormones talking. Once she was spayed she turned into a high energy play machine. Our other cat has been very patient with her.

Wendy C
Community Member
1 year ago

How on earth is a kitten "too playful"??

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
Community Member
1 year ago

Their abdolutley loss is your TOTALLY WONDERFUL HEAVENLY GAIN!!

ya2nm
Community Member
1 year ago

Awww, so fluffy 😍🤗🤗🤗

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
Community Member
1 year ago

Doctor Cat

Bernadette Robson
Community Member
1 year ago

She is gorgeous. I’m so glad she found a loving home with you, where she’s loved and accepted for being the sweet playful girl that she is💖

Ana M
Community Member
1 year ago

Thank you Ella for been too playful.

Elaine16
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, she's adorable!!

Borednana
Community Member
1 year ago

So, she does the perfect job for you, how wonderful.

Amanda Brady
Community Member
1 year ago

I can understand that. The reason I like cats is because you don't need to pay attention to them 24 hours a day. They're not needy like dogs.

Teri Campisi
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1 year ago

My car has never liked playing. She just turns and walks away.

Pamela Scott
Community Member
1 year ago

Sounds like the first people were to intolerant! How could a cat be to playful!

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

LOoks like she is waiting for the perfect moment. I think cats are comical. Beautiful.

Margaret Fitzgerald
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1 year ago

Beautiful Ella. :)

Kenneth V. Jørgensen
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1 year ago

How can cats ever be too playful, I ask?

Julinda
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1 year ago

Pretty

Thomas Turnbull
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1 year ago

Love

Sue Rogers
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1 year ago

AWESOME!!

Jennie Allen
Community Member
1 year ago

a cat can never be too playful! better than any TV show lol

Louise Brigance
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1 year ago

How can you be too playful? It would be a blessing for me!

sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

Such a beauty, and playful, what more could you want ???

Kim Bush
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1 year ago

How can any animal be too playful?

Karen Dyer
Community Member
1 year ago

dumb reason to return a kitty

Pamula Furness
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1 year ago

Too playful! What bloomin' idiot language is this????

Vanessa
Community Member
1 year ago

why would u return a playful cat???

Wyndmere
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1 year ago

There is no such thing as “too playful”.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Sweet, sweet daughter.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Pure adoration. And will love the baby, too.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Take him home and keep him inside. And that goes for the cat as well.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Guessing not in the USA. The perfect companion.

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mrsfencsak
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1 year ago

This would be a fantastic tattoo! Wait until the cat poops, maybe he/she got some glitter in his/her mouth too :)

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Magic567
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1 year ago

forts make the world much more bearable i agree Mr kittie

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Rissie
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1 year ago

I had a pair of siblings colored very similar, they had an unbreakable bond too :)

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Michelle Muirhead
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1 year ago

Hope he took it home

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Isabelle
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1 year ago

I would play with him too. He looks so sweet.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Isn't it amazing how much love cats show?

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

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You were 8?

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

They both look like they were purring.

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Akinwale
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1 year ago

The cat was like yeh! Egbami

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Brilliant!

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Jason Hampel
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1 year ago

What app is that on the tablet in the car?

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