The internet loves cats and the internet loves memes. And the only thing it loves more is cat memes! So when a guy over on Reddit shared a side-by-side photo of his happy cat looking like it was laughing, the internet went wild and immediately got to work turning the adorable little joker, whose name is Chestnut by the way, into the latest and greatest meme.
1) Never Trust A Cheetah
The photos of chestnut really make it look like he’s just told an absolutely hilarious joke, so Reddit users started writing bad dad jokes and making a meme of the fluffy little furball.
Many of the jokes that Chestnut tells are absolutely awful, but you just can’t help laughing along when you see his happy little face!
3) Better Luck Next Time
Chestnut looks so proud of every joke he tells. Even if nobody else is laughing, he’s perfectly happy in his own little world.
4) That’s Harsh
Harsh but true! We can all learn a little something from Chestnut’s dark sense of humor.
In an interview, Chestnut’s owner revealed some details about this fluffy guy. They said that he was originally abandoned at a pet store when he was just a kitten. Luckily, he’s a lot happier and healthier nowadays, as well as being a viral sensation.
6) Must Be A Big Cat
Chestnut’s owner believes him to be a mix between tabby and Bengal. They say he’s a bit of a playful cat, often running around in the early hours of the morning and having fun with the other cat in the home: Clyde.
7) Good One
Some of the jokes people used for the Chestnut meme are pretty dark, but you can’t help giggling a little, even if you feel slightly guilty afterwards!
Chestnut’s owner is also amazed at just how much attention the little guy has gotten! They never expected him to become so popular, with Chestnut’s Instagram account suddenly getting thousands of new followers.
9) Udderly Hilarious
Here’s another awesome joke from Chestnut. This one is particularly a-moo-sing.
10) The Worst
Any cat owner who has ever found a little surprise inside their shoe will know that it’s definitely not a laughing matter.
11) They Have Your Word, Your Excel, And Your Powerpoint Too
People have really been having fun with the puns and wordplay when making these Chestnut dad joke memes.
12) One For The Star Wars Fans
Chestnut is clearly a big fan of Star Wars to make such a hilarious reference! The force is strong with this little fluffball.
Looks like we’ll never know!
14) Cats vs Dogs
Naturally, a few of Chestnut’s jokes were all about every cat’s biggest enemy: dogs!
15) Germans Get The Job Done
This is one of our favorites! You’re expecting some kind of tricky answer, but instead, Chestnut keeps it simple and honest.
16) A Classic
We’ve definitely heard this one a few times in the past, but it never gets old, especially when told by such an adorable little feline.
17) The Fresh Prints!
Here’s one for the 90s kids! The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air sure was one of the best TV shows ever made.
Not all of the memes involving Chestnut involved dark humor or offensive jokes. Some people went in the opposite direction with the photos, like this person who was reminded of the happiness of seeing their grandma in Chestnut’s bright smile.
19) Uh Oh
They were lion! Ha! What a purrfect, pawsome cat joke.
20) You Look Great
So many guys have found themselves in this situation, sitting, waiting, and hoping that the next outfit will be the last.
21) That’s Some Pretty Cat-astrophic Wordplay
Chestnut’s owner also revealed that this cheeky cat is a big eater! They said he’ll eat pretty much anything that fits in his mouth but tends to like tuna and chicken best of all.
This one is pretty harsh, but hilarious nonetheless.
23) That’s An A-paw-ling Joke
Chestnut’s owner is super grateful for all the comments and attention his cat has received. The original Reddit post got 114,000 upvotes and several awards too.
24) A True Dad Joke
Chestnut’s cheeky expression works so well with dad jokes. There’s something about the way he smiles that just fits perfectly with bad puns and cringe-worthy wordplay.
25) A Furry Comedian
We already have enough bad dad jokes from human dads, but if cats joined in on the fun, we can imagine Chestnut being one of the top feline comedians around.
26) He Needed That
Even jokes about people dying suddenly seem a little more lighthearted when Chestnut is the one telling them.
27) Classic Cat Gag
This is the perfect joke for a cheeky cat to tell!
28) Cats > Dogs
And finally, we had to end on one final example of Chestut laughing at the expense of all the canines out there.
It’s amazing to see the power of the internet in action! In a matter of minutes, these cute little photos of someone’s cat turned into an online sensation, bringing laughter and joy into the lives of so many people. And it all started with a cat that had been abandoned at a pet store! Way to go, Chestnut, and we can’t wait to see more funny photos of you soon.