Because I Felt Like It, That’s Why

[I climbed up to the top of this tree, cuz I wanted to. I did not call all these hoomins to come rescue me. So when they get all the way up to the top in their red thing, I decided to leave. Why? I’m a cat, that’s why.]

Via 22Words.



  1. WHAT is that noise at the end??? Silly kitty. Glad he made it down alright.

  2. Five burly guys suit up to rescue the cat, then the cat decides to leave. Hilarious.

  3. It’s just like a cat.

  4. Jeez, a cat can’t even spend some time to enjoy the view from the top of a tree without these hairless apes intruding.

  5. Well, that was to be expected. The cat was more afraid of the noise and all the hoomins than of the height.

  6. this is so very cat. love it.

  7. Haven’t watched the video yet.
    Please tell me he didn’t jump.
    Please tell me he didn’t jump.
    Please tell me he didn’t jump.

  8. He’s fine, Neo. He scrambles down with one little slip and gets to a reasonable height before he jumps the rest of the way.

    I take it you too have seen that horrifying video of the cat who jumped from waaaaaaaay up high as the rescuers approached? (He seemed to be OK too, but it’s awful to watch.)

  9. All I can say is: Figures.

  10. Mary (the first) says:

    I love cats so much. And handsome hoomins who try to rescue them. This made me LOL ..

  11. so happy to see the cat wasn’t hurt. firemen didn’t save the kitty but just their kindness in showing up and trying to was a priceless gift to the people watching esp. the kid’s

  12. I have no doubt the cat watched those guys s…l….o…w….l…y raise themselves in that basket and then decided to jump down at the end on purpose.

  13. kibblenibble says:

    Neo, videos like this scare me, too. This was a nail-biter for me to watch, but I trust CO to not post anything traumatic. Kitty is just fine at the end of this one. 🙂

  14. SlaveToCat says:

    Kitty just wanted to see some cute firemen.
    Maybe its time for me to get stuck in a tree on a day that is too hot for the firemen to wear all that heavy gear.

  15. Please be sure to send video! 😈

  16. I think the kitty realized “Oh, man. I better get out of here before I get it but good.” 😀

  17. Surely “The animal is a Cat” – explains most everything – it’s what they do – I just adore the things – cross a road to pet a kitty – aye !! you bet I do

  18. Smartypants says:

    There’s a great cartoon (somewhere on Teh Interwebs – sorry I forget location) of a group of rescue cats saving a fireman in a tree – love it!

  19. O.
    G. that must be the Perfectest Cartoon EVAH. LOVE.

  20. whacha mean, slip, I did NOT slip, I just descended very quickly, with some impressive gymnastic moves for the audience. Slip, indeed!