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14 pets that hilariously ruined your holiday

Ally Hirschlag is a producer/actor/writer who lives in Brooklyn, NY and buys way too many toys for her cats. She contributes to several publications, including Bustle, and The Nerve, and enjoys writing about all things woman. In her spar...

These furry companions couldn't help bringing about holiday destruction

For some reason, pets seem to always have it out for the holidays. While we delight in sparkly lights, delicate ornaments and perfectly wrapped presents, all they see are things they want to destroy.

I suppose it's not their fault — after all, these new, shiny, pretty things are occupying what was once their space. And every time they try to investigate them, they get seriously reprimanded Thus it's not surprising that, much like the Grinch, many pets made it their mission to ruin the holidays for their owners this year.

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1. Ornament chew toy

current mood #grinchy #onsantasnaughtylist #christmascountdown #SantaPawsiscomingtotown #sassygirl #OFAB

A photo posted by #OFAB ™ (@oliviafederica) on

"The cat took this off the tree. I was just watching it for him."

2. Stocking stealer

This was the moment right before Precious removed all the stockings with care.

3. Present surprise

I have joined the dark side. #starwars #cat #usetheforce #badkitty #darkside #kitty #cute #badboy

A photo posted by HoHo (@kittykittyhoho) on

"Karen thinks this present is a new silk shirt... hehehehe."

4. Perverted kitten

Yes, that's a kitten looking up an angel's skirt at the top of a 6-foot-6-inch tree.

5. Cat saboteur

Got a visit from one of our neighbours cat #cat #kitty #christmas #christmastree #playful #badkitty #catsofinstagram

A video posted by Ida Pedersen (@ida_irongirl) on

"It might take me a few days, but I think I can eat this entire tree."

6. Partners in crime

How many cats does it take to push over a Christmas tree? Two. The answer is two.

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7. The present eater

"I'm sorry! After I ate the duck, I just couldn't stop!"

8. Hider

At least he waited until AFTER Christmas to figure out he can climb the tree #kitten #loki #badkitty

A photo posted by MonDERS18 (@monders18) on

"I'll pop out at the right moment."

9. Murderer

"This is what happens when you wrap presents instead of take me for my walk. Innocent crocodiles impersonating Santa die."

10. Destructor

Merry Christmas from this little shit #catsruiningchristmas

A photo posted by Bobbie (@bobbiemorgan) on

"Yes, it was me. And you deserved it."

11. Vengeful villain

Damn it Norman #SmushedGift #ChristmasIsRuined #SorryBree

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"Good luck returning these boots to Urban Outfitters now, hooman! Hahahahaha!"

12. Hat present

"You are not going to like what I left in here for you."

13. Hanukkah ribbon

"I have no idea where this ribbon leads to, but I fully intend to chew on it till something happens."

14. Admission


A photo posted by Kate (@katebakes_a_lot) on

Well, at least he owned up to his mistakes.

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