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15 Paintings of Cats That Will Make You Think WTF

15 Paintings of Cats That Will Make You Think WTF

This may be difficult to believe but the world was not always so crazy about cats as we are today. In our modern society we are able to appreciate, love, and obsess over cats in ways that may even be a little concerning but if you look back in time at how cats were depicted you'll see that they were not considered graceful, beautiful, elegant creatures that enriched our lives. These medieval paintings depict them looking like little monsters and honestly we can't stop laughing at how awkward the cats of years past were portrayed.

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1. Ok, seriously?

I mean it when I wonder if anyone back then knew what cats were.

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2. Here are some uh, tattoo goals for you?

Just kidding, please don't put this on your body.

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3. Hello, darkness, my old friend.

This is what my nightmares are made of.

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4. No thanks.

I don't mind my cats today bringing me hunted down treats but if these two showed up at my feet I'd probably cry.

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5. Me, too.

I don't know, if I was an ugly cat spitting out my tongue then I'm pretty sure this is what I would look like.

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6. "Hello, friend..:"

Uh, goodbye.

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7. Lute me ask you a question

How depressing does this look?

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8. Weird little cats?

They almost look like monkeys. Did people back then even know what cats were?

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9. Snail-cat?

Because why not?

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10. I have a feeling.

I feel like this is what your nightmare is made of.

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11. This cat looks stoned

Or like it's questioning existence?

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12. This cat though!

He seems to have come to some sort of self realization. He looks very shocked.

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13. Awkward

Is this what happens when a human and a cat join forces?

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14. Oh. Ok...

This cat is hideous AND flying.

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15. Um. Goals?

Goals of cats to stay far, far away from.

via:Tumblr I'm not quite sure how these cats were capable of climbing high spots, squeezing into the most impossibly tight spaces, and literally being able to sleep anywhere but they are really impressive! I must say, cats seem to be made out of liquid and not solid creatures. How else would anybody explain this?