No one rocks around the Christmas tree quite like a cat. When feline owners set our holiday decorations up, we do so with the full knowledge that things may, and probably will, go horribly wrong. Of course, the cats think these shiny decorations for them to attack are something that has gone horribly right. We asked for some pictures of your feline friends getting into the holiday spirit as only they can, and you sure delivered! Here are some of our favorites.
Who Needs a Star When You Have a Cat?
In this photo submitted by Carla Moury, we see a tasteful, simple way to decorate a tree. Just add a red tabby.
Can Cats Do an Evil Laugh?
Kristi Kassen’s contribution was this cat, who based on his or her face, definitely doesn’t have diabolical plans for the Christmas ornaments.
Drawn to the Light
We all love Christmas lights, but possibly no one does quite so much as this tree climbing kitty shared by Marissa Wu.
No Man-to-Man Defense for This Tree
Jenifer Morgan’s feline friends are double-teaming her tree. It didn’t stand a chance.
Could We Freeze Out the Cat?
The cold tactic doesn’t seem to deter Gracie, whose cool demeanor was shared by Linda Kirkaldy Black Murdock.
Reach for the Stars
…Or at least the decorations the humans have expertly placed. Kristin Adams says of her picture, “Morticia having a grand time. Notice we do not decorate at her level.”
One with the Ornaments
Here, Kim Biggs’ cat Bentley is such a natural, you could confuse him as just another ornament… an ornament that is fighting the other ornaments, but that’s not weird at all.
‘Just Innocently Looking at This Ornament, Don’t Mind Me’
In this feline footage captured by Wendy Johnson, an ornament strike is imminent.
‘All These Presents Are For Me?’
“That’s so sweet of you, but all I need are these lights and ornaments!” says Angela Wilson’s kitty.
Cheryl Di Martino’s submission reminds us of the presents all cat people want to see under our trees Christmas morning.
Tackling Meownt Everest
Jennifer Adrian Colatrella’s cat may be especially naughty, but you have to admire his or her pawdacity.
One Singular Furry Ornament on the Tree
Along with this submission, Janice Timms says, “Decided not to even decorate the tree since I have this cute little one.”
Deck the Halls with Meows of Holly
Looks like Angie Hough-Rush’s tree has a similar one-cat decor scheme, too.
In another submission from Angie, a cat decides not to trim the tree but swat it instead.
Trish Marzullo’s cat Morris can be seen here, poking his mischievous little face out of the tree.
How Can You Avoid These Cat-astrophes?
For some pointers on keeping kitty’s paws to himself around the tree, click here!
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