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85 Best Cat Puns That Are Totally Hiss-terical

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There’s a reason why cat videos exploded all over the internet back in the day. It’s because these four-legged, lovable bundles of fur are as funny as it gets. Well, the humor doesn’t have to stop there. There are plenty of cat-related puns to go around, too.

Let’s face it, who isn’t up for some cheesy, cringeworthy puns to throw at unsuspecting friends and family? So, whether you are feline like brushing up on some cat-related puns to put in your verbal arsenal or you just need a good laugh, keep reading.


Paws and Purrs

  • You’re the cat’s paw-jamas!
  • Try to stay paw-sitive.
  • Anything is paw-sible
  • Time to take a paws and calm down.
  • Paw-lease listen to me!
  • Paw-don me.
  • Live long and paws-per.
  • This is a subject I am very paw-ssionate about.
  • Sit up straight! Remember good paw-sture.
  • That was quite the faux paw.
  • I just can’t paw-form under these conditions!
  • It’s all about having a pawsitive attitude.
  • Paw-don my French.
  • The police are searching for the paw-purr-trator.
  • My favorite color is purr-ple.
  • I’m definitely more of a cat purrson than a dog person.
  • You are purr-fect just the way you are!
  • You have an amazing purr-sonality!
  • Quit being a purr-vert.
  • Happy Purr-thday!
  • You’re so purr-ty.
  • Been spendin’ most their lives, livin’ in the gangsta’s purr-adise.
  • I’d like to go to Taco Bell and order a purr-ito.
  • Purr-haps.
  • You are very purr-suasive.
Paws of a red cat that sits on the windowsill close-up
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Time to Bring Out the Claws (and Fur)

  • That was a claw-ver joke.
  • That sounds claw-ful!
  • You are acting a bit radi-claw.
  • You are claw-some!
  • You look absolutely claw-less in that dress!
  • It seems you are completely claw-less about what’s going on.
  • Best friends fur-ever!
  • You look fur-miliar.
  • So fur, so good!
  • Un-fur-tunately, I’ll be unable to attend.
  • I’m fur real!
  • I’m obviously in-fur-rior to my cat.
  • Pay it furr-ward.
  • Furr-get about it.
  • I believe we’ve met be-furr.
  • I’m fur-tunate that we are friends.
  • Your are being fur-midable!
  • Fur score and seven years ago.
  • Do you believe in furry tails?
  • I’m fur-ever yours.
  • You look fur-bulous!
  •  I love you now and fur-ever.
  • Happy Anni-fur-sary!
  • A penny fur your thoughts?
  • My cat is my best fur-end.
two cats fighting
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Hisses and Meows

  • You’ll go down in hiss-tory.
  • You are hiss-terical!
  • That movie was hiss-larious.
  • Take meowt to the ballgame.
  • You’re freaking meowt.
  • I need to find my keys right meow.
  • Wait just a meow-ment.
  • I’d love to get meow-rried someday.
  • I’d climb every meow-tain.
  •  Cats is the best Broadways mew-sical of all time.
  • Meowy Christmas!
  • I only gave the bare meow-nimum.
  • I love my cat meowst.
  • There is no better time than right meow.
  • t’s the meow-st wonderful time of the year!
  • They kissed under the meow-stle toe.
  • That’s  a-meow-zing!
  • Any minute meow…
  • Help meowt.
  • It looks good as mew.
  • Enjoy every meow-ment.
  • That’s mew-sic to my ears!
  • How do you like meow?
  • Meow are you doing today?
  • Meow-zel tov!
two cats fighting
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Cat and Kitten Puns

  • You have got to be kitten me.
  • It must have been kitten in the stars.
  • All kitten aside, these really aren’t that funny.
  • I’m feline just fine!
  • Well, that was a cat- astrophe.
  • Wow, you are really cathletic.
  • You are being a chatty Cat-hy.
  • My favorite day of the week is Cat-urday.
  • You are quite the cat-ch.
  • She colored her hair cat-inum blonde.
Kitten munchkin bengal cat
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Some Cheesy Cat Jokes Because, Why Not?

  • What would cats paint if they could? Paw-traits.
  • What is an alley cat’s favorite hobby? Bowling.
  • What is the first thing a cat does in the morning? Read the mewspaper.
  • Who does a cat call in the event of an emergency? Purramedics or Claw Enforcement.
  • What word do millennial cats use too often? Litter-ally.
  • When is a cat’s favorite time to shop? When there’s a buy one get one furry sale.
  • What’s a cat’s favorite vegetable? As-purr-agus.
  • How do cats end an argument? They hiss and makeup.
  • Why did the cat sing in the shower? He was feeling rather mewsical.
  • Why wasn’t the cat being friendly? She was in a bad mewd.
  • Why are cats bad at making decisions? They are easily purrplexed.
  • What is a cat’s favorite way to shop? Using the cat-a-logue.
  • Where do cats like to go when they visit the city? The mew-seum.
  • What is a cat’s favorite cereal? Mice Krispies
  • Which breed of cat has the best purr? Purrsians
playful seal point siamese cat raising paw and sticking out tongue
Image Credit: Nils Jacobi, Shutterstock



Okay, so these puns and jokes were a bit a-paw-ling but it’s all in good fun.  We laughed, we cringed, but we had an all-around good time. There is one last thing we need to share with you, and while we hate to be the bearers of bad news- even with all these hiss-terical puns fresh in your mind, you still won’t be as funny as your cat. It’s alright though, you’re only human.

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