88 Times Cats Made Their Owners Wonder “What’s Wrong With My Cat”

There’s truly nothing better than a long list of ameowzing and hilarious cat photos to brighten up your entire week. Wouldn’t you agree, dear Pandas? If you’re a cat-lover through and through, then this is the post for you. On the other hand, if you’re on the fence about liking either cats or dogs, this is still the post for you—we’ll make a cat person out of you yet!

The r/WhatsWrongWithYourCat subreddit is an online community of over half a million members that celebrates cats meowlfunctioning and glitching out. The photos are amusing, funny, and weird in the best possible way. And we’re willing to bet that these will inspire you to go rescue a shelter cat if you haven’t done so already.

Ready to dive into the Land of Cats? Remember to bring some snacks and get ready for a cuteness overload. And don’t forget, upvoting the pics is the same as petting these adorable animals on the head.

You might need an extra dose of feline cuteness after this list, Pandas. You’ll find our most recent articles about the ‘What’s Wrong With Your Cat’ community right here, here, and here. Meanwhile, be sure to read on for Bored Panda’s interview with PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing about cat behavior, what they enjoy doing, and how we can help them lead their best lives.

#1 My Wife Says I've Turned Into A Real "Cat Daddy" Since The Kids Grew Up. But I Just Worry That She Might Get Cold

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#2 Her Favourite Object In The House Is A Brick

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#3 He Has Discovered His Superpower Of Staring At Us Through The "Wall Portal"

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According to PDSA Vet Nurse Nina, cats tend to be very independent, especially when compared to other pets like dogs.

She told us that if a cat has access to a cat flap to get outside, this helps stimulate the pet’s sense of independence. Usually, cats sleep through the day, with “bursts of energy in between.”

“Many cats will want the company of their owners too, so avoid leaving your cats alone for long periods to stay in your cat’s good books!” she pointed out that even though cats might be considered to be more solitary creatures, they still prefer to socialize and receive affection from others from time to time. Here is the PDSA’s guide to understanding cat body language. You might find it useful whether you’re already a cat owner or you’re just thinking of getting a new best friend for life.

#4 Unstoppable Nap

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#5 Winston Wanted To Pop In To Say Hello

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#6 Cats Are Liquid

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The vet nurse explained to Bored Panda that owners can’t focus just on a single set of their pets’ needs. For example, cats need not only physical exercise, they need mental stimulation as well.

“Otherwise, they can develop behavioral issues that their humans may find unwelcome. Puzzle feeders help to keep cats occupied at feeding times, and can be used to keep them entertained between meals,” she gave an example of what can help our pets have some fun when we’re at work or running errands.

#7 Just Hanging Around

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#8 Gave Up After 20 Minutes Of Trying To Weigh Him On The Take-Home Scale. I Came Back To Find Him Lounging Like This

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#9 Made Him A Den

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“Indoor-only cats still need the mental stimulation, so recreate the outside world using cat shelving, vertical cat scratch poles, and hidey-holes so they can have adventures in their home,” the pet health expert explained to us that owners should be willing to put in the effort to give their cats the best possible lives. Love and affection are important, however, there are some more tangible choices that have to be made, too.

#10 He's Not Very Good At Hide-And-Seek

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#11 It's Fine, Not Like One Of These Cost $40!

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#12 She’ll Sit On My Head While I Fold Clothes, Do Dishes, Everything. Nobody Else In The House Can Tolerate It But I Love It So Much

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“Cats love high-up perches so they can survey their territory and they love toys that they can stalk, pounce and catch. Scratching is a natural behavior and this should be encouraged, just make sure that you provide satisfying and effective posts for your cat—they need to be strong and sturdy enough that your cat can get a good pull on them, otherwise they’ll use your furniture,” Nina detailed what owners should keep in mind when setting up the interactive ‘playground’ for their pets.

#13 She’s Always Watching You

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#14 I Wanna Be A Spider Please!

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#15 Planking 10 Years Too Late..

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A while back, cat behavior consultant Ingrid Johnson shared with Bored Panda some of her insights about feline behavior.

"Each cat is no doubt an individual, but there are some basic signs to help you know that your cat is content," she said. “How your cat chooses to position themselves in the home while sleeping can illustrate that they are relaxed and feel safe.”

#16 Disguising Herself As A Shoe

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#17 Ozzy Doesn't Understand How Loafing Works (Those Are His Back Paws)

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#18 What Is This Breed

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The feline behavior specialist continued: “Signs of this would be sleeping stretched out in a more vulnerable position, even exposing their belly as a sign of trust" She added that cats exposing their bellies doesn’t automatically mean that it’s an invitation for people to touch and rub them. Doing so might break the pet’s trust in some cases.

#19 We Were Wondering Why We Kept Finding Hair In The Brita Until We Saw This When The Lid Was Off To Refill…

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#20 We Named Him Potatoe Before We Knew His Personality But He Certainly Lives Up To The Name

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#21 Very Distinguished

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Meanwhile, cats that feel stressed out avoid playing and usually hide. "So if your cat is happy to chase a feather toy all around the house, they feel pretty confident! Even just sitting in the center of the room shows you that they feel safe, content, and confident. Timid cats and cats that are stressed are going to try to not be noticed, stay hidden, and focus on only meeting their basic needs. Happy cats are full of life and a part of the family!" Ingrid said.

#22 Just Found This Sub And Had To Share How My Cat Used To Sleep A Few Years Ago

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#23 When He Gives You This Look

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#24 He's Fine He Just Does This For Attention

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“Just like with other animals, you can also see the joy in the cats' facial expressions, too, so keep an eye out as well. Plus, like most other species, you can see it in their facial expressions, you can observe joy, excitement, or fear just by looking at your cat and taking the time to know him/her,” the specialist told us earlier.

#25 These Two Always Stare Into Nothing... But Always At The Same Fixed Point. What Kind Of Ghost Stays In Place Like That?

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#26 The Age Old Cat Yoga Ball Act. The Yoga Ball Is On Top Of A 7 Foot Cabinet

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#27 I’m Afraid

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Cats acting silly or strange is nothing to worry about, so long as it's their usual behavior. However, if their behavior suddenly changes, that’s when you should start getting concerned. A visit to the vet might be in order.

“Behavior changes are often the first and only symptom that something is amiss because cats are so adept at hiding and masking pain,” Ingrid said.

#28 They Are Worshipping Their Cult Leader

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#29 Nothing But Elevator Music Behind Those Eyes

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#30 This Majestic Beast...

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"Are they suddenly sleeping in a new area of the home? Could be a seasonal change to chase the sunbeams, but it could also be a sign that they are not feeling well and trying to remove themselves from the household hubbub. Are they eating more or less all of a sudden? Have they suddenly become more vocal, or quieter? How about the litter box habits, are they eliminating more or less than is normal? All of this is really important information for pet parents to keep a close eye on and if they notice changes outside of what has been an established normal, they should contact their veterinarian."

#31 My Mum Built Her Cat A TV Base To Watch Cat Youtube So She Could Watch The Big TV In Peace

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#32 Wazzaap!!

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#33 Peek A Boo

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#34 If I Fits...

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#35 This Morning I Woke Up To This. I'm Scared

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#36 I Was Just Trying To Reorganize My Drawer

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#37 Sometimes Friday Stops Whatever She’s Doing And Sits And Stares At Nothing For A Few Minutes, It’s Very Unsettling

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#38 Meet Pete. This Is Him Asleep. Pete Is Not Photogenic

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#39 The Shedding Season Has Begun

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#40 She Sleeps Like She’s Part Of A Crime Scene

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#41 I Was Told This Belongs Here - Our Kitten’s A Bit Crazy

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#42 The Cat Usually Sleeps On My Bed But I’m Staying At A Friends Tonight. My Sister Just Sent Me This…

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#43 This Cat Sleeping In My Examination Room

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#44 I'm Still Waiting For Him To Come Back From His Ride

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#45 It’s Not Easy To Roll This Body You Know…

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#46 She Just Sits Up There And Stares Menacingly

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#47 This Is Ice Cube, He Crossed The Rainbow Bridge On The 18th. He Liked Grass. A Lot

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#48 He's My Personal Guardian, So If I Were You, I Would Think Twice Before Trying To Rob Me

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#49 There Was A Bug On The Wall 3 Days Ago. Obviously We Check 3-4 X A Day To Make Sure The Beast Does Not Return. He Stares At An Empty Wall For At Least Ten Minutes A Day

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#50 Apparently My Cat Is The Alfa Here...

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#51 All Coked Out

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#52 No Title Needed....

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#53 When She Fights With Her Brother That's How She Hides From Him. Everytime

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#54 I’m Gonna Just Fight The Printer

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#55 Outdoor Sillies

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#56 Upsidedown Pancake

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#57 She Fell On The Floor And Randomly Did This

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#58 Im The Laundry!!

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#59 If I Fits, I Sits

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#60 Whats Wrong With This Cat?he Thinks He Is A Croissant

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#61 What’s Wrong With My Cat? Nothing. It’s Just Sneezing

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#62 Winston, Trying And Failing To Understand Court Documents

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#63 Nothing, It’s Good To Be The King Of The Couch

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#64 “He’s Still Got Some Life Left, He’s Just Really Ugly” - El Scrumpo’s Vet

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#65 Confession: I Can’t Do A Zoom Class Without Putting In A Movie For My Cat So He Can Feel Busy Too

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#66 I Thought I’d Taken A Cute Picture Of Her, Then We Zoomed In On Her Face

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#67 She’s More Of A Pile Than A Cat At This Point

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#68 Her Favorite Spot To Sleep

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#69 About To Ace The Test

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#70 Meet Lemon. He Seems Confused About… Most Things

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#71 Ok Then

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#72 Legend Says His Roar Has Been Heard Even In The Most Remote Place On Earth

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#73 There's Nothing But Elevator Music Inside Bubba's Head

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#74 She Has Several Beds, But She Enjoys This Metal Bowl The Most...

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#75 Toilek Paper

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#76 This Box Deeply Offended Him; Punishment Ensued

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#77 He Hates The Fan So Much He Will Scream At It Until I Turn It Off

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#78 She Watches Farm Tractor Videos With My Husband

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#79 Eddie Has A Thing For Grass.

#80 Does Anyone Else's Little Angel Drool Every Time They Purr

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#81 After My Shower, She Walks Inside And Sits Down, Getting Her Paws, Butt And Tail All Wet

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#82 Parents Just Sent Me This Saying Our Cat Has Been Chilling On The Toilet Lately? Our Other Cat Is Confused Too

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#83 P Frequently Forgets Her Tongue Is Out...

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#84 Zero Thoughts. Just Vibes

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#85 Psychocat

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#86 Catnip Is Very Good Stuff

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#87 Just A Normal Cat

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#88 I Don’t Even Know

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#89 Parker Has A Whole Floor And Several Other Places To Sit On. But My Dusting Cloth Was The Best Place Today

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#90 Contemplating Life

#91 No Zoom For You