There are usually unspoken rules between pets and humans when it comes to living together under one roof. Some of those rules are more firm than others. And sometimes the rules are initiated by the pets themselves.

Then there are the special cases when a dog or a cat live life by their own rules. We’ve collected some of the more hilarious examples of such rebel rule breakers. We’ve got your above average house pet rebellions and some interesting developments from the animal kingdom, especially the seagull anti-establishment community.

You might not see their protests flags waving, but when they go about breaking rules or setting up their own laws, it sure can cause a stir and quite a few laughs.