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31 Hedgehogs Who Had A More Miserable Christmas Than You

You're not the only one who gets a little prickly during the holidays.

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1. This morose hedgie, who wished he were playing with a different kind of stocking and was reminded that he hasn't gotten laid in over a year.

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2. This introspective hog, who underwent an unexpected existential crisis just from looking at the ornaments, dangling, just clinging to life on each branch.

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3. This spiky rebel, who wore this bow as a symbol of how far our societal materialism has gone only to have no one "get it".

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4. This tiny philsopher, who sees gingerbread houses as the perfect representation of the futility of life -- so much work, and with impending chaos at the end of it all.

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5. This rather nihilistic one, who just piled up the holiday decor because what does it all mean, anyway?

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6. This sad little hog, who knew white Christmases almost never happen but decided to take a gander so his disappointment would be verified.

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7. This slightly-bitter hedgie, who only sees mistletoe as proof of our obsessive need for contact since we enjoy having a hanging leaf demand we kiss anyone near us.

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8. This apathetic hedgehog, who has never enjoyed a candy cane but still ate, like, five.

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9. This out-of-work-actress, who reenacted the entire nativity scene and realized this was the most stage time her career has gotten so far.

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10. This perpetually-single hog, who soon learned he was being set up on a blind date which included exceptionally stiff conversation.

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11. This timid guy, who just really isn't the touchy-feely type, making this holiday especially burdensome.

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12. This principled hog, who literally didn't know the person he posed with for this photo that will be put on Facebook to perpetuate a faux image of unity.

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13. This Holden Caufield-like hedgie, who rode a sled on carpet instead of snow, which further reminded him of the artificiality of his surroundings.

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14. This hungover hedgehog, who drank so much spiked egg nog that reality remained a lukewarm spotted blur.

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15. This dubious dude, whose hat was too big and couldn't stop thinking that if his family doesn't even know his hat size, what do they know about him at all?

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16. This grumpy hog, who would rather hide out in a spiky pine tree than watch It's A Wonderful Life again.

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17. This very adult hedgehog, who finally decided he was too old to sit on Santa's lap and instead took an awkward side-by-side photo that no one likes.

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18. This easily-discouraged one, who just couldn't get the bow centered on their present and decided to throw in the towel.

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19. This party animal, who decided to end the night with a rave which only made his Christmas experience even more hollow as he drifted from stranger to stranger.

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20. This recent graduate, who got so sick of the coy smiles that followed questions about her post-grad English major life.

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21. This nitpicking hog, who annoyed everyone by pointing out that the snowballs looked more like tumbleweeds, then retracted and just took the damn photo.

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22. This very practical hedgie, who took slight joy in knowing that he never, even as a child, even remotely believed in Santa Claus.

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23. This frugal gal, who worried the entire night that the gift she received would be better than the one she gave (it wasn't.)

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24. This homebody hedgehog, who confirmed his theory that Christmas is a grotesque nightmare by simply showing up.

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25. This nonchalant fashionista, who enthusiastically put the least amount of effort in her Christmas wardrobe thanks to this gold ribbon.

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26. This dark dreamer, who would've loved to drag mountains of presents through the sky if only he could leave this house.

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27. This unenthused hoggy, who failed at feigning delight before the ceremonial gift opening and was deemed the party pooper of the night.

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28. This stressed out hedgehog, who got assigned stocking and string lights duty and was too exhausted to find the holidays "fun".

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29. This incredibly annoyed one, who was, quite simply, hiding from the abundance of bad holiday puns.

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30. This side-eyeing hog, who more than filled her quota of ironic Christmas sweaters and will from now on just opt for solid colors when displaying her indifference.

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31. And this hedgehog, who slept through the whole thing and arguably had the best time of all.

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