This Week In Cats: 15 Of The Most Hilarious Kitties You Need To See

By Travis Greenwood

Welcome to This Week In Cats, a new column here at Cuteness!

From funny GIFs and adorable Instagrams to must-see videos and trending memes, we'll be using this space to spotlight the week's best cat-related ephemera, as collected from the social web and internet points both big and small.

Without further adieu then, let's dive into the week's best kitteh content right freaking meow!

1. One of the internet's most enduring LOL cat riddles โ€” can cheezburger be had? โ€” has FINALLY been answered in the affirmative.

A post shared by Shorty (@shortythekitty) on

2. We know that cats are drawn to circles and squares but this video of a kitteh trained to literally jump through hoops is ridiculous. (Hover over to play!)

3. "Failed attack or passionate hug?" =ย ๐Ÿ˜‚ย ๐Ÿ˜‚ย ๐Ÿ˜‚

Cat Gives Do Most Dramatic Hug

"I freakin' love you man" ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฑ

Posted by LADbible on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

4. Sad news: Stubbs, the honorary "Mayor" of Talkeetna, Alaska, has crossed over the rainbow bridge at the age of 20-years-young.

As Jezebel and the AP report, the town of 900 is in mourning, but a worthy successor โ€” a kitten named Denali โ€” has already declared his candidacy and will run to fill the mayoral vacancy.

5. This week in Why? Why Not!: Someone replaced soccer balls with cats and it's pretty funny. #PHOTOSHOPGOALS

6. Recent posts at Instagram confirm that director James Gunn (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Slither) still has no chill on #Caturday.

"Happy #Caturday from me and Boxeater."

A post shared by James Gunn (@jamesgunn) on

"#EmilyMonster celebrates #Caturday by snuggling up with my #RottenTomatoes Certified Fresh award."

A post shared by James Gunn (@jamesgunn) on

7. On a related #caturday note, this is a very good take.

8. Is this your house?

9. Ain't no cuddle puddle like an interspecies cuddle puddle!

Boxer Dog And Cat Are Best Friends

Who said cats and dogs can't be best friends? ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿถ

Posted by LADbible on Sunday, July 9, 2017

10. This Twitter account spun around "poorly drawn cats" is everything.

11. "And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee.โ€โ€” this cat with marbles for eyes

12. BREAKING: Cats prefer handmade sushi rolls to canned food. Who knew?

13. First Caturday, our favorite cat trend of 2017, has announced a whole bunch of new meet-ups for August, including inaugural gatherings all over the East Coast in places like Boston, Montreal, and New York.

To see if there's one near you, peep the full calendar here.

14. This cat surfing on the back of a dog swimming in a pool is living its best life.

Didga and Ice know how to keep cool this summer. CATMANTOO ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Watch the full video on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgFF8_k1cAc

Posted by CATMANTOO on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

15. This report about the CIA training cats to be spies in the '60s is BANANAS.