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The 25 Worst Cats In The World

Cats — they don't clean up after themselves, they don't pay rent, and it's not even clear whether they really like you all that much. Why do we love them?

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1. The lousy roommate:

Characteristics: Cat-food breath, up all hours of the night, minimal regard for personal space.

What to do if you meet one: Gently explain that you are vastly more amenable to a morning face-licking after you have had a cup of coffee.

3. The moper:

Characteristics: Moping, wasting the day away, sleeping literally on top of your face.

What to do if you meet one: Make sure you have something to read on your bedside table, as there's absolutely no way out of this one.


8. The lovebirds:

Characteristics: PDA, saccharine professions of adoration, maudlin speeches about being in love, general unwanted nuzzling.

What to do if you meet one: Gently explain to your cats that they need to get a room and, while they are at it, consider paying some rent.

11. The jerks:

Characteristics: Fighting, shouting, pointless macho displays.

What to do if you meet one: Remind yourself that cats are not equipped with conflict-resolution abilities, then feel guilty for judging them.


13. The "artist":

Characteristics: An all-encompassing, unwavering belief that his "performance art" is "important."

What to do if you meet one: Have an absolutely watertight reason why you can't make it to his show tonight.