21 Photos That Show Why the Internet Is So Obsessed With Cats
Dog may be man's best friend, but cat is the internet's.
America loves its cats. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are more felines in U.S. households than any other type of pet—to the tune of 74 million! But such widespread love isn't limited to our IRL world. It's all over the internet, too.
That's why Lolcats is a cemented cultural touchstone, why Grumpy Cat (or, rather, her owner) is a millionaire, and why you can't open Twitter or Reddit without seeing some sort of cat meme. Sure, dog may be man's best friend. But cat is the internet's—and here's the photographic evidence to prove it.
This finicky feline.
If you want your cat to appreciate the expensive piece of cat furniture you got him, you probably shouldn't have left that box there—or really any container he could pour himself into, for that matter.
This grumpy guy.
This tiny chef.
This soft-shelled fellow.
Sure, you can get your cat a cute teddy bear-print bed, but you're kidding yourself if you think he'll use it for sleeping purposes.
These liquid-looking siblings.
This sleepy little squish.
This egg carton cat.
We hate to disappoint this cute little kitty, but we're pretty sure that's not how you get them to hatch.
This cool dude.
This slow-cooker specimen.
This breakout star.
This can with a strange choice of hat.
No box is too small for this proud subscriber to the "If it fits, I sits" philosophy.
This fluffy guy in a hoodie.
This Christmas helper.
You've heard of the Elf on the Shelf. Now, may we present to you the Purr in the Fir.
Our obsession with this adorable Lykoi kitten is getting out of hand.
This relaxed dude under his house.
These lovers and fighters.
This failure of a chameleon.
This ginger cutie has never won a game of hide-and-seek in his life. And that's why we love him.
This tangled mess.
A reminder: If you didn't want your cat to sit on it, you shouldn't have bought it in the first place. And yes, that even applies to blinds.
These cuddle bugs.
What's better than a super-fuzzy cat? Oh, that's right: One big enough to put a saddle on. And for more aww-worthy animals, check out these 21 Adorable Photos of Puppies Vanquishing Very Evil Foes.
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