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15 Jokes Pets Think Are Funny


1. Acting Out a Scene From The Godfather While You’re Trying to Work


2. Impersonating Things, Like…


3. Morphing Into One Pet While Your Back is Turned


4. Turning Your Paper Recycling Bag into a Shredder


5. Refusing to Get Up


6. Eating ALL the Catnip


7. Faking Injuries


8. Cuddling Inappropriately While You’re Trying to Read Lolita


9. Pretending to Lose Their Tail


10. Photo-Bombing Other Pets’ Photos


11. Eating the Head Off the Luke-Skywalker-in-a-Purple-Bathrobe Figurine Your Former Student Gave You While You’re Out to Lunch


12. Looking at You Like THIS When You Tell Them Your Latest Short Story Idea


13. Generally Not Helping


14. I Don’t Even Understand This Joke. I Just Know My Cat Thinks It’s Funny.

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15. Growing Up Too Fast


* Many thanks to Gink, Toby, Gabby, Zora, and Uno. This post wouldn’t have been possible without you.


Carie Juettner is a middle school teacher and the author of The Ghostly Tales of New England and The Ghostly Tales of Austin in the Spooky America series by Arcadia Publishing. Her poems and short stories have appeared in publications such as Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things, the Texas Poetry Calendar, and Daily Science Fiction. Carie lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and pets. She was born on Halloween, and her favorite color is purple.

2 thoughts on “15 Jokes Pets Think Are Funny

  1. I laughed SO HARD on this! Especially the cat nip, the photo bombing, and cuddling inappropriately while reading Lolita. I’m still laughing. Thanks for making a “meh” day awesome, Carie!

    1. Based on your choices, you are a fan of TOBY– catnip enthusiast, lover of classic literature, and photo-bomber extraordinaire. I’ll pass along your compliments.

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