Funny cat jokes: 40 gags that are downright hiss-terical

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We've discovered a whole host of funny cat jokes that really are hiss-terical. Furry, fabulous and funny balls of fluff are the words we'd used to describe cats. But above all, these mischievous, fun-loving, unpredictable four-legged friends also have a humorous side.

From kneading and showing you their bottom to playing with the best cat toys for hours or sitting on your laptop, these perfect little creatures really are comical. If you're a cat owner, you'll no doubt know about the many funny things cats do.

So, if you're in need of a laugh or just want to refresh your cat-inspired joke collection, we've got the gags that will make you, your family and your friends chuckle. From adult-friendly jokes to child-approved laughs, keep reading to upgrade your joke selection.

Funny cat jokes 

Funny cat jokes for adults

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Whether you're thinking of adopting a kitten, are in the throes of learning how to prepare for a cat in your space, or just have a lot of love for these cute creations — discover the best funny cat jokes for adults below.

  1. What do you call a stylish cat? A dandy lion.
  2. What do you call a cat that likes lemons? A sour puss.
  3. What type of cereal do cats eat for breakfast? Mice Krispies.
  4. Why do cats make terrible storytellers? Because they only have one tail.
  5. Why are cats amazing at video games? Because they have nine lives, of course.
  6. What's a cat's favorite color? Purrr-ple.
  7. What did the cat say when he lost all his money? I'm paw.
  8. Why don't cats play cards? Because there are too many cheetahs.
  9. What do cats wear to bed? Paw-jamas.
  10. What do you call a cat with eight legs? An octo-puss.
  11. What's a good nickname for a cat who loves bowling? An alley cat.
  12. What do you call a fluffy cat who sleeps on the bed or sofa? Himalayan.
  13. What do Christmas and desert cats have in common? Sandy claws.
  14. How do you motivate a cat? Tell them to stay paws-ative.
  15. How do cats keep law and order in their household? By Claw Enforcement.
  16. How do cats resolve an argument? They hiss and make up.
  17. Someone made a joke about my three-legged cat. It was a big faux paw.
  18. What might happen if it's raining cats and dogs? You might step in a poodle.
  19. What do you call a cat who lies? A lion.
  20. What type of ball does a cat like playing with? A hair ball.
  21. Why do cats have minty-fresh breath? Because they use mouse wash.
  22. Why do cats despise online shopping? Because they prefer to browse through the cat-alogues.
  23. Why was the cat so small? Because it only ate condensed milk.
  24. What's a cat's favorite kitchen tool? A 'whisker'.
  25. Why do cats love to lie on top of laptops or computers? Because they like to keep an eye on the mouse.

Funny cat jokes for children

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If your little one loves nothing more than telling some animal-inspired quips, these funny cat jokes will go down a treat. Reading them and laughing out loud is easy — it's remembering them that's the hard part. But either way, get ready to upgrade their bank of jokes one funny cat joke at a time...

  1. What is a cat's favorite film? The Sound of Meow-sic.
  2. What do baby cats wear instead of using the litter box? Dia-purrrs.
  3. What song do cats request at a disco? Mice Mice Baby.
  4. What’s it called when all the best cat treats are gone? A cat-astrophe.
  5. Why was the cat so upset? Because he was in a super bad mewd.
  6. What do you call an old tomcat? Grand-paw.
  7. What's the best medicine for cat allergies? An anti-hissstamine.
  8. Why did the teenage cat get sent to his room? He had a bad cat-ttitude.
  9. What do cats have to do in the morning? Read the meows-paper.
  10. What's a cat's favorite dessert? Chocolate mouse.
  11. What do you call a cat wearing shoes? Puss In Boots.
  12. What did the cat say after making a bad joke? Just kitten!
  13. What was the cat's favorite subject in school? Hisss-tory.
  14. What do cats look for in a boyfriend or girlfriend? A great purr-sonality.
  15. Which day of the week do cats love the most? Caturday.

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Becks Shepherd
Freelance Journalist

Becks is a freelance lifestyle journalist who has more than 9 years of experience in the world of digital and print journalism. She covers health, wellness and family interests for a range of titles. When she's not putting pen-to-paper (or finger-to-keyboard) she's reading, in the gym, or taking her Dog Aunt title very seriously looking after the handful of four-legged creatures in her life.