23 Startled Cats Losing Their Dang Minds

Startled cats losing their damn mind
If your eyes aren't bugging out when you hear a strange noise what are you even doing with your 9 lives
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COMMENCE THE NYOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMS.

1. "I'm pregnant. The baby kicked."

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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2. Don't have a cow, man.

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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3. "Doin me a stalk" -- this cub

4. [Extreme Monty Python voice] "Run Away! Run Away Run Away!"

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
* Exits stage with epic moonwalk *
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5. That's just cold #rude #sneakattacks

6. The flagship title in an emergent genre of startled cat reaction GIFs. #iconic #instantclassic

7. "He's right behind me, isn't he?"

8. "This is the ~last~ time you get the drop on me, cucumber." -- this tabby

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
NEVER AGAIN
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9. When the startler becomes the startlee.

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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10. Never. Again. #curiosityisoverrated

11. "En garde, I'll let you try my Wu-Tang style!”

12. That's just a tad dramatic, don't ya think?

13. "Oh .... hey .... You're home early, I didn't hear you come in."

14. "I've made a terrible mistake and I regret everything" #waitforit

15. Would synchronized startles be an oxymoron? (Asking for a frie----, er, me)

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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16. The bigger the cat, the bigger the startle. #whatmannerofsorceryisthis

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
Some cats are self-starters, but this one is a self-startler
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17. On the perils of being spring-loaded.

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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18. Your guess is as good as ours 🤷

19. Shopping bag 1, cat 0.

20. The group startle

21. The 180-degree startle

22. The one of these things is not like the other startle.

23. CONFIRMED: Brooms are scary, officially cancelled. #broomnyooms #thathop

Startled cats with no chill losing their damn mind
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