Share this Story

21 Warrior cats defending the world

Jillian Denning is a writer, blogger, and teen soap specialist. Her go-to karaoke song is Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. Follow her on her blog at Jillian Lorraine. and on Twitter @jillianlo.

Guard cats

We've all heard of guard dogs — the canines who proudly stand watch over their loved ones, protecting them from the evils of life. But what about guard cats? Why aren't they getting the same amount of attention and love? Why aren't we making signs, creating Wikipedia pages and generally writing more articles about those cats out there defending the world? Why don't we start right now? Here are 21 warrior cats defending the world.

"No books for you."

Guard cats

Photo credit: jucantoro via Instagram

"You are not getting to the BMW, so don't even try."

Guard cats

Photo credit: ralphlaurenpolo via Instagram

"That's right, back away from the wine. Further. Further. Yes, why don't you just exit and make this easier?"

Guard cats

Photo credit: eyevolution via Instagram

"I see you. Oh, I see you."

Guard cats

Photo credit: rebelabby via Instagram

"No rest for the wicked. Or the guard cat."

Guard cats

Photo credit: sjtanzer via Instagram

"My yard. My rules. My glare.
My goodness, get out of here already."

Guard cats

Photo credit: mewlissa via Instagram

"I will never abandon my post.
If this comes to a standoff, you will lose."

Guard cats

Photo credit: lkemmery via Instagram

"I'm quite comfortable watching you from my perch all day, so don't even think about it."

Guard cats

Photo credit: ress_ginger via Instagram

"This Christmas tree ain't big enough for the both of us."

Guard cats

Photo credit: evabrichau via Instagram

"Guard cat rule #242:
Never leave a loved one unprotected in a room."

Guard cats

Photo credit: roryaahinton via Instagram

"I take this laundry basket very seriously."

Guard cats

Photo credit: ferbistheword via Instagram

Up next: More cats defending the world >>

1 of 2
Tagged in
New in Pets & Animals

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started