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Short, Funny Cat Jokes

These short, funny cat jokes are sure to be a hit with your feline-loving friends!

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Image Credit: Irina Kozorog, Shutterstock
Last Updated on December 1, 2023 by Catster Editorial Team

How about a bunch of short, funny cat jokes to lighten up your day? Here are a few favorites and classics! Guaranteed to be amewsing.

Do you have any favorite funny cat jokes not on this list? Share them in the comments below!

Dry cat food arranged in a smiley face pattern.
What are your favorite cat jokes? Photography by DE-KAY/THINKSTOCK.
  1. Why don’t cats play poker in the jungle? Too many cheetahs.
  2. What is a cat’s way of keeping law & order? Claw Enforcement.
  3. Did you hear about the cat who swallowed a ball of wool? She had mittens.
  4. What do you call the cat that was caught by the police? The purrpatrator.
  5. Why is the cat so grouchy? Because he’s in a bad mewd.
  6. What do cats like to eat for breakfast? Mice Krispies.
  7. Where is one place that your cat can sit, but you can’t? Your lap.
  8. Why did the cat run from the tree? Because it was afraid of the bark!
  9. How many cats can you put into an empty box? Only one. After that, the box isn’t empty.
  10. How do cats end a fight? They hiss and make up.
  11. What does a cat like to eat on a hot day? A mice cream cone.
  12. What do you get when you cross a chick with an alley cat? A peeping tom.
  13. If lights run on electricity and cars run on gas, what do cats run on? Their paws.
  14. What do you call a cat that lives in an igloo? An eskimew!

Feature Image Credit: Irina Kozorog, Shutterstock

About the Author

Dorian Wagner
Dorian Wagner
Proud cat lady and founder of CatLadyBox, the subscription box for cat ladies and their cats. One of my missions is to help kick the ”negative” crazy cat lady stereotype to the curb — we’re not crazy, just crazy about cats!

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