21 Cats Who Have Fallen For Humans' Clever Traps

It's rare that humans are able to get one up on our cat companions, but these tricky humans have found a way!

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"Tried to sits. Apparently no can fits."

Cat squeezed into a small cardboard box.

Wow, what a haul!

Cats napping in a suitcase

"We were hearing some noises in our shop, so we set a live trap."

Cat sitting in a cardboard box in a mechanic's garage.

Ouch. Way to add insult to injury.

Cat in a cardboard box that says "The Idiot Box"

Looks like someone got catfished.

Cat in basket with plush fishes

A little privacy, please!

Cat sitting in an empty toilet

No assembly required for this trap.

Cat in an Ikea bag.

An excellent trap, even if it's leaking a little.

Cat in a wire basket.

"It looked so cozy from the outside..."

Kitten in a box of tissues.

Emergency cat infestation? Don't even worry about it.

Three cats sticking their heads in paper grocery bags.

Pitting the cats against one another? Interesting tactic.

Cat sitting on lid of plastic box with another cat inside.

"I was told there would be chips."

Cat sitting in a shipping box for Jimmy John's chips.

You can use a trash can for a cat trap, if the cat has low self-esteem.

Cat sitting in a trash can.

Sometimes nature is the cleverest cat trapper of all.

Cat curled up in indentation in a tree stump.

Lured in by the promise of spoilers for Episode IX.

Cat in a cardboard box for a Yoda figurine.

Ah, yes, the classic decoy laptop trap.

Cat sitting on a laptop next to another laptop.

A low-budget alternative to the decoy laptop.

Cat sitting on a cardboard "laptop."

The Venus Cat Trap slowly envelops its prey.

Cat sinking into a big red beanbag chair.

"They got me! Run! Save yourselves!"

Cat falling into a cardboard box.

Genius.

Cat sitting in a cardboard box next to a laptop.

OK, maybe it's not that hard to trap a cat.

Cat walking into a circle of tape on the floor.

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"Tried to sits. Apparently no can fits."

1. "Tried to sits. Apparently no can fits."

Cat squeezed into a small cardboard box.
credit: Reddit

2. Wow, what a haul!

3. "We were hearing some noises in our shop, so we set a live trap and caught this guy."

Cat sitting in a cardboard box in a mechanic's garage.
credit: Reddit

4. Ouch. Way to add insult to injury.

Cat in a cardboard box that says "The Idiot Box"
credit: Imgur

5. Looks like someone got catfished.

6. A little privacy, please!

Cat sitting in an empty toilet.
credit: Reddit

7. No assembly required for this trap.

Cat in an Ikea bag.
credit: Reddit

8. An excellent trap, even if it's leaking a little.

Cat in a wire basket.
credit: Reddit

9. "It looked so cozy from the outside..."

Kitten in a box of tissues.
credit: Reddit

10. Emergency cat infestation? Don't even worry about it.

Three cats sticking their heads in paper grocery bags.
credit: Cheezburger

11. Pitting the cats against one another? Interesting tactic.

Cat sitting on lid of plastic box with another cat inside.
credit: Reddit

12. "I was told there would be chips."

Cat sitting in a shipping box for Jimmy John's chips.
credit: Reddit

13. You can use a trash can for a cat trap, if the cat has low self-esteem.

Cat sitting in a trash can.
credit: Reddit

14. Sometimes nature is the cleverest cat trapper of all.

Cat curled up in indentation in a tree stump.
credit: Reddit

15. Lured in by the promise of spoilers for Episode IX.

Cat in a cardboard box for a Yoda figurine.
credit: Reddit

16. Ah, yes, the classic decoy laptop trap.

Cat sitting on a laptop next to another laptop.
credit: Imgur

17. A low-budget alternative to the decoy laptop.

Cat sitting on a cardboard "laptop."
credit: Reddit

18. The Venus Cat Trap slowly envelops its prey.

Cat sinking into a big red beanbag chair.
credit: Reddit

19. "They got me! Run! Save yourselves!"

Cat falling into a cardboard box.
credit: Reddit

20. Genius.

Cat sitting in a cardboard box next to a laptop.
credit: Imgur

21.  OK, maybe it's not that hard to trap a cat.

Cat walking into a circle of tape on the floor.
credit: Instagram