20 Clues That Prove Cats Created Christmas

Everyone knows that cats love Christmas, but like, what if they created it?

1. First of all, what do cats love to climb?

Cat lounging in Christmas tree
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Cats like to climb trees.

2. You put a giant tree in the front room, and then cover it in sparkling lights. Like a giant LASER POINTER.

Kitten in front of lighted Christmas tree
credit: Gwackr

3. If there's one thing that cats are obsessed with, it's laser pointers.

4. OK, back to trees. Even big 'ol cats love Christmas trees!

5. And what do you hang ON the tree?

Cat staring at Christmas tree ornament
credit: Neoguy02

6. You literally put cat toys ON the tree.

7. And near the bottom of the tree, you make a super comfy cat bed.

Are you convinced yet because I have more proof.

8. Let's talk about packages. What is the best thing for a cat to destroy? A package!

9. Cats are extremely interested in packages.

Cat playing in packing peanuts inside a cardboard box
credit: thefuror

10. You wrap Christmas presents with fun crinkly paper.

11. Everyone knows that cats cannot resist paper.

12. Like, cats are really into wrapping paper.

13. And what do presents come in?


Cat smooshed in a cardboard box
credit: northshore12

15. Even big cats love boxes.

Cheetah in cardboard box
credit: BeccaJG21

16. I'm not the only one who thinks Christmas was created by cats. I found this documentary quite compelling.

17. I also unearthed this historical evidence. Throughout the ages, cats take advantage of unattended Christmas dinner.

18. More evidence.

19. Cats love Santa. He's got a cool fluffy beard.

20. Santa has a warm, cozy lap and a preference for milk.

Cat sitting in Santa's lap
credit: angrybubbles

Okay, time for more photos of pets during the holidays. Start with this gallery of pets who are totally meh about Christmas and this list of 24 pets who have been so freaking good for Santa.