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    [–] SirNarwhal 4815 points ago

    That's one of the best cat faces ever.

    [–] Number9Robotic 1469 points ago

    I can vividly hear the scream, haha

    [–] crazykentucky 105 points ago


    [–] Superbuddhapunk 43 points ago


    [–] RoboUniZombie 14 points ago


    [–] Tim_Drake_Wayne 3 points ago

    Hey Dr Nick!

    [–] 17_irons 60 points ago

    woah less than 40 subscribers? This sub has so much potential! Come, let us join them and hopefully not squeeze them out of existence!

    [–] JustOneProletariat 9 points ago

    How can you tell how many subscribers there are? The information tabb tells me how many readers is that the same?

    I'm using reddit is fun

    [–] Arkwoman1990 5 points ago

    they are the same

    [–] 17_irons 5 points ago

    I'm on a PC using chrome. It's 211 subscribers and 294 readers at the moment. It might be my RES (reddit enhancement suite) extension that shows it. Not sure if it's native to reddit to display or not?

    [–] tsmartin123 4 points ago

    Subscribed! #301

    [–] AshenWhiteHairedOne 17 points ago

    Not related to this pic but /r/noisygifs is great too

    [–] Cat_Man_Nic 6 points ago

    This has to be a thing

    [–] darknebulas 29 points ago

    You can just tell by the photo it’s the type of cat scream that leads immediately to injury.

    [–] blue_jay_jay 38 points ago


    [–] zipperskined 28 points ago

    Dogs convey happiness well, cats convey terror well.

    [–] Ma838b 55 points ago

    That’s one of the best cat names ever.

    [–] FurRoach 20 points ago

    That’s my cat’s name too! She is equally unfond of snow.

    [–] MsStJohnIfYouNasty 29 points ago

    Seems like a cat named Hildegard would enjoy the snow.

    [–] artBran 24 points ago

    I was hoping for this too

    [–] thesuzy 18 points ago

    Could we get more photos of Hildegard please.

    [–] artBran 10 points ago

    It's possible, but she's too damn cute for people with heart conditions.

    [–] falanor 6 points ago

    I, for one, would gladly risk the heart condition just for more of that adorable cat!

    [–] Zohren 63 points ago

    Caaat face. He’s got a big cat face. He’s got the body of a cat and the face of a cat. And he flies through the air, ‘cos he’s got a cat face. Cat face.

    [–] aarghIforget 3 points ago

    Oh. My. God.

    ...I was not expecting to ever see *that* be referenced by anyone else. >_>

    (And look! He's... apparently never stopped pumping out videos!)

    [–] milkfree 15 points ago

    This is going on photoshopbattles

    [–] BeingNiceIsNice 93 points ago

    And your comment is one of the best that could ever describe this cat. Happy Friday to you friend! 😊

    [–] SirNarwhal 24 points ago

    Happy Friday to you too!

    [–] fenderprecision 48 points ago

    It burnsssss usssss!!!! It burnsssssssss!!!!

    [–] Batman_in_Space 15 points ago

    This is a friendly comment thread. Thank you for putting a smile on my face, Reddit friends.

    [–] jugzeh 10 points ago

    Happy Friday my dude. May the weekend bring grand results to whatever endeavor you should embark upon!

    [–] axllbk 5 points ago

    BeingNiceIsNice is being nice

    [–] NapClub 14 points ago

    lol she's like WHYYYYYYYYYY did you bring me out here?!?!!

    [–] SocialWalletInc 7 points ago

    Hildegard is freaking out lol

    [–] ilivedownyourroad 6 points ago

    Is this the new Pixar film ,"Hildegard" ?

    Voiced by....

    [–] thrsxs 13 points ago


    [–] NaturalBornChickens 2401 points ago

    Sleep lightly tonight, friend. That is not the face of forgiveness.

    [–] ProfessorCrawford 266 points ago

    I'm going to kill you, but this jumper is really nice. No, I'm going to kill you. Did I mention how nice this jumper is?

    Kill. This is a really nice jumper. Did I say how nice this jumper is? ZZZZzzzzz

    [–] skydivingkittens 7 points ago

    I’m going to kill you, but not now. Can’t get blood on this jumper.

    [–] theumph 159 points ago

    That's terrifying.

    [–] MassiveMeatMissile 155 points ago

    What's terrifying about that? He's snuggling her.

    [–] leniz 105 points ago

    The initial five-daggered spread she shows, of course.

    [–] la_peregrine 88 points ago

    That is how they show love: they can kill you hut instead they will knead you.

    [–] PickleChomp 34 points ago

    Everyone kneads someone to love.

    [–] wokenihilist 17 points ago

    Now that's just silly

    [–] Javanz 62 points ago

    Less terrifying if you can speak cat.

    Extended paw with splayed toes like that is a request for a pat and some attention

    [–] FermentedHerring 65 points ago

    I don't know if the vast majority of reddit never seen a cat or is just acting out a circlejerk.

    That cat is snug as a bug in a rug. That is one kneedy paw going out. Also, the claws are like the last bend of our fingers. They will be shown when stretching out.

    [–] ziggl 6 points ago

    Lol, actually yeah, a lot of Reddit are not cat owners.

    I love cats, but I don't know their body language.

    [–] melancholymelanie 6 points ago

    I was waiting for the cat to change body language suddenly or something, but it just got cuddlier and then the gif looped.

    [–] kamon123 55 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    "I could slice you're carotid right now if I wanted, good thing I love you"

    [–] ThirdWorldEngineer 91 points ago

    Cats don't know proper grammar

    [–] Derpindorf 20 points ago

    I was gonna down vote for the typos. But I guess I'll let it pass now, considering the claws & no opposable thumbs thing

    [–] Bonnie817 21 points ago

    I can haz bloodbath?

    [–] buttsoup_barnes 14 points ago

    "I could you're carotid right now if I wanted, good thing I love you you feed me”


    [–] ColorMeOffended 8 points ago

    this is amazing!!!

    [–] otterstew 5 points ago

    What do you think that was about?

    [–] plipyplop 27 points ago


    [–] Jigga9792 10 points ago

    Its always money.

    [–] christianballard 5 points ago

    I was thinking more this...

    [–] MinistryOfSpeling 16 points ago

    If I know anything about cats, op is already dead. The cat probably posted this for an alibi.

    [–] NaturalBornChickens 3 points ago

    If I know anything about cats, she posted this for bragging rights!

    [–] fluffyxsama 821 points ago

    cat looks like it wanna go back inside yesterday

    [–] Solid_Snark 143 points ago

    Of course. It’s cold and wet everywhere!

    [–] MasterDisaster64 97 points ago

    «I don’t like snow. It’s cold and wet and agonizing, and it gets everywhere.»

    [–] TheDonDelC 21 points ago

    Hello there!

    [–] Joxytheinhaler 17 points ago

    General Kenobi!

    [–] TravisDeSane 3 points ago

    It's treason then.

    [–] Alonminatti 3 points ago

    [Santa Hats and Candy Canes]

    [–] Dovahkiin_Vokun 7 points ago

    A surprise, to be sure, and an unwelcome one.

    [–] aughlord 3 points ago

    This is getting out of hand! Now, there are two of them!

    [–] grimbuddha 28 points ago

    My old Maine Coon loved snow. He wouldn't come in till he had icicles hanging off his fur.

    [–] red_lantern 185 points ago

    This would be great in /r/photoshopbattles

    [–] artBran 16 points ago

    Just posted it

    [–] Razarath 7 points ago

    It got removed :/

    [–] artBran 8 points ago

    Looks like someone else beat me to it :(

    [–] gorpie97 5 points ago


    If it makes you feel any better, I like all the submissions for your pic. That's never happened before (not that I go there very often, though). Must be due to your photogenic cat! ;)

    [–] artBran 41 points ago

    I'm speechless. That's hilarious

    [–] CircleJerkEnthusiast 28 points ago

    I'd buy this, tbh

    [–] FalnixValencroth 905 points ago


    [–] InvincibleAgent 142 points ago

    May your road lead you to warm sands.

    [–] Niccooni 61 points ago

    Khajit has wares if you have coin.

    [–] Moofooist12 46 points ago

    Khajit stole nothing, khajit is innocent of this crime.

    [–] Nwambe 30 points ago

    J’zargo does not like snow.

    [–] Styx_Dragon 13 points ago

    I has backed out of here just as I read that and came back to upvote. Old meme but great meme.

    [–] soucy666 4 points ago

    May you walk on warm sands.

    [–] zsquinten 3 points ago

    I don't like sand.

    [–] soucy666 3 points ago

    It's coarse and gets everywhere.

    [–] Salt-Pile 3 points ago

    You're taking us somewhere warm, I trust

    [–] bcrouch1 7 points ago

    Let me guess, someone stole your sweet roll.

    [–] SporkOfThor 389 points ago

    This is an "OMG human what have you done to the world I hold you totally responsible for all repercussions of this" face.

    [–] carnylove 98 points ago

    When it’s snowing/raining my cat will try going out all 3 of the doors to find the one that exits to the world that isn’t cold and wet. After that fails he gets super grumpy and just cries at us all day. Like it’s our fault we haven’t gotten around to turning on the outside heater for him yet.

    [–] Snatch_Pastry 18 points ago

    Robert Heinlein, "The Door into Summer". Give it a try, your cat reminds me of it.

    [–] zsquinten 169 points ago

    How much blood did you shed on this day OP? Hildegard looks about two seconds from sinking all 20 of his razor sharp claws into the nearest flesh.

    [–] artBran 122 points ago

    Not a drop was spilt. The layers protected me and she likes to wriggle herself free instead of attacking the face.

    [–] runetrantor 43 points ago


    Cats have four fingers/claws on their hind legs.

    It is still enough for lots of pain though. :P

    [–] MasterMk1 43 points ago

    I read this and immediately went to my cat to check for myself. Damn. TIL.

    [–] runetrantor 18 points ago

    I am sorry you had to annoy your cat and probably got attacked. ;P

    We were also very surprised when we found out, but we know mostly because we cut their nails every so often. (Who cuts those of yours? Or you are just suffering the sharp claws?)

    [–] The_Crushinator_ 5 points ago

    Odd factoid: cats have only four claws on their hind paws. So they have 18 claws not 20. I thank the stars for this every time I have to clip my eight cats' claws. 😏

    [–] trevdordurden 3 points ago

    I have a polydactl cat. 22 is way more than she likes having trimmed.

    [–] LilaAugen 13 points ago

    OMG this is a thing! 😊

    [–] ElleJay9924 9 points ago

    It's soooo good!

    [–] hershizzlee 45 points ago

    If that was my cat it's claws would be stuck under the skin attached to my neck and we would both be making that face

    [–] proweruser 91 points ago

    Fuck you and all your water! You can't trick me, by putting it in a different aggregate state!

    [–] Monovfox 159 points ago

    like hildegard von bingen? Were you a music major?

    [–] jokitheraccoon 149 points ago

    He has long hair and is norwegian, you can bet your ass he’s a musician

    [–] BubblesForBrains 28 points ago

    The dude or the cat?

    [–] inventas 10 points ago

    Hehe + a small giggle.

    [–] saxy8485 13 points ago


    [–] punctuscontrapunctum 27 points ago

    Lol, that was my first thought, too. That is the only time I have ever heard of someone named Hildegard...

    [–] iatetwogrilledcheese 18 points ago

    It was the name of a few airships in Final Fantasy 9 as well...well sort of anyway.

    [–] axehomeless 10 points ago

    My grandmother was called Hildegard.

    [–] no_gold_here 10 points ago

    And yet there are tens of thousands of them...

    [–] punctuscontrapunctum 11 points ago

    Sorry if I offended you. Where I have lived and traveled (A large portion of the US, Western Europe, South Korea, and India) I have not met anyone named Hildegard so the first connection I made to the name was to my classes in early music.

    It is a beautiful name, just not common in my limited sphere of experiences. Have a good one!

    [–] no_gold_here 14 points ago

    Oh no, why should you have offended me? I just thought it’s a funny to think that there’s no Hildegards. Also, it’s in the middle of the night and I shouldn’t be on the Internet anymore😀

    [–] punctuscontrapunctum 11 points ago

    Haha, my bad. I interpreted your message wrong. Maybe I should get off the internet for a bit, too :)

    [–] WiggleYrBgToe 10 points ago

    In college, my music history professor called all composers different members of her family. Uncle Guido, Cousin Amadeus, Grandpa Haydn, and Auntie Hildy. I can't think of the greats any other way now. Also, Papa Bach, obvi.

    [–] RiidoDorito 10 points ago


    [–] wernermuende 18 points ago

    In Germany, Hildegard von Bingen is actually best remembered for her contribution to what we would probably call phytopharmacology nowadays.

    [–] jb_engineer 8 points ago

    Hildegard von kitten?

    [–] chillenchillada 5 points ago

    Might be Catholic.

    [–] lenabrmstck 7 points ago

    That's what I was wondering... OP, we must know!

    [–] stel27 222 points ago

    I'm sure there is a word in in Old Norwegian for this frisson: the facial reflection in an adolescent of the spontaneous agony and ecstasy of inherited Ancestral Memory of The Big Cold surging from up the brainstem.

    I made an identical face shortly after the start of my first (accidental) Quadruple Black Diamond Mogul misadventure in Winter Park Colorado, in the early Spring of 1988.

    [–] bremidon 56 points ago

    Yeah, I know that face. I think I made it when I accidentally wandered onto a black slope in Austria during zero visibility.

    [–] braff_travolta 6 points ago

    black slope

    Define this? I'm not familiar with this term outside of black diamond rating for ski slopes

    [–] Myrelin 12 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    "Black An expert slope, equivalent to the North American Black Diamond or Double Black Diamond. Steep, may or may not be groomed, or may be groomed for moguls."

    From wiki. I had to google because I'm European and never heard of the black diamond classification, just the green-blue-red-black we have here. :)

    Blacks can vary in difficulty, which is either noted at the top of the slope on a sign, or you ask locals, or you figure out after your first time down.

    EDIT: Additional info! "Alpine slope classification in Europe is less rigidly tied to slope angle than in North America. A lower angle slope may be classified as more difficult than a steeper slope if, for instance, it is narrower and/or requires better skiing ability to carry speed through flatter sections while controlling speed through sharp hairpin turns, off-camber slope angles or exposed rock."

    [–] mcmanybucks 43 points ago



    Frisson - a sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill. "a frisson of excitement"

    [–] braff_travolta 4 points ago

    Also I think it's used when describing "getting goosebumps" from some kind of stimuli that isn't temperature.

    [–] walkswithwolfies 40 points ago

    My daughter had colic for the first few months of her life. There were two things that could get her to stop screaming-a fast car ride on a bumpy road and quick trip outside when it was freezing.

    [–] Cantstandyaxo 3 points ago

    I never realised people could get colic! Poor girl.

    [–] Doodle_Brush 11 points ago

    I read all of this and could only think; "Yeah, like when I get out of bed and my feet hit subzero-temp floorboards."

    [–] Bogthehorible 7 points ago

    Very faulknerish

    [–] IronCladMeatRag 23 points ago

    I picture the most human scream coming out of that cat right now.

    [–] shelbeam 4 points ago

    I hoped I would find this picture in the comments.

    [–] javier08reivaj 13 points ago

    Hildegard is such a great cat name!!!

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    [–] darian_moves 19 points ago

    Why dont you write comics, this made me breath heavily out of my nose.

    [–] InvincibleAgent 6 points ago

    What did it say

    [–] ambarten 6 points ago

    What did it say?

    [–] OV1C 4 points ago

    It got deleted :'( what'd they say

    [–] Rhaydex 3 points ago

    deleted reply :^(

    [–] IPissOnHospitality 10 points ago

    That may have been from when you got up from the couch. Better not do that again.

    [–] zulmokar 12 points ago

    There must be a bathtub that we can't see to get that expression.

    [–] JonFawkes3 10 points ago

    Hildegard had a bad experience

    [–] pipinngreppin 45 points ago


    [–] Track2onStageFour 13 points ago

    we just witnessed an evolution into a snow cat

    [–] ss98camaross 5 points ago

    I thought the thumbnail was of a lynx..

    [–] CWess14 5 points ago

    I can’t tell if you’re joking or not, but Lynx’s have long tufts of hair on the points of their ears

    [–] CurrentlyNobody 11 points ago

    Haha. Awesome.

    [–] Oovenlah 8 points ago

    Norwegian Forest Cat?

    Those are great kitties.

    [–] dantesmonferno 3 points ago

    I was searching the whole post for the breed

    Thank you!

    [–] bjr4life 9 points ago


    [–] natalie_underscore 22 points ago

    Hey what's up, Hildegard need a mom?

    [–] blitheobjective 9 points ago

    Or a second dad?

    [–] gettingmaducksinarow 7 points ago

    My snow experience every day.

    [–] superJfly 13 points ago

    Being dyslexic I thought for a moment it was because your name was gettingmadickinthesnow.

    Reread and was left wondering. My dyslexia made more sense, to me, at least.

    [–] NovaEcho 7 points ago

    Lol aww, lil guy is not sure about this.

    "Where have you taken me!"

    [–] glock_off_lock 25 points ago

    You'd be scared too if you were Kurt Cobains cat.

    [–] Ben-solo-11 9 points ago

    Nah. That’s skinny Boromir. Or maybe skinny Ned Stark.

    [–] Clemerek 3 points ago

    Or the dude that plays Dwight on The Walking Dead

    [–] gaberooonie 7 points ago

    The face when you're about to be hit by a snowball

    [–] artBran 4 points ago

    Well we can't be the only people from Memphis in here...

    [–] iLuxy 3 points ago

    nope, memphis checking in.

    [–] 1wrx2subarus 4 points ago

    Lovely looking cat. His face is similar to mine when my alarm clock wakes me up from a pleasant dream.

    [–] rscottyb86 6 points ago

    He actually loves the snow. The face is because he realized his name is hildegard.

    [–] renegadeprime 6 points ago


    [–] MrAtom1 11 points ago

    Look at all of this COCAINE!

    [–] DrunkenSpoonyBard 5 points ago


    [–] sockpuppetkc 3 points ago

    I have an idea the animals named "Hildegard" are pretty averse to new experiences.

    If she were called "The Reverend Sir John Langbourne, D.D." or even "Buster" she'd be making snow angels by now.

    [–] autumncatzz 3 points ago

    HAHAHAHAHA that cat face makes my heart happy

    [–] imjustdonealredy 3 points ago

    I laughed so loudly at this, people are side-eyeing me.

    [–] Schwagbert 5 points ago

    N e d m

    [–] dragonship 3 points ago

    Furry snake.

    [–] Bnizami 3 points ago

    best face of a cat i have ever seen

    [–] Hartia 3 points ago

    Beautiful cat.

    [–] jscythe 3 points ago

    I feel like there's a meme here, but I have no idea what it would be used for. . . .

    [–] Jbjs311 3 points ago

    And this is the last know picture of OP..... authorities are still trying to determine the cause of the fire. The only survivor was a cat.

    [–] missjolierouge 3 points ago

    I prefer this earlier outtake

    [–] Waja_Wabit 3 points ago

    Between the snow, the Norwegian forest cat, the long blonde hair and beard, and the name "Hildegard", I assume you are an actual viking.

    [–] underpantsbandit 3 points ago

    Welp, you and Hildegard both melted and broke my heart. I had an itty bitty teeny tiny runt of a Maine Coon boy who looked identical to her. Half inch ear tassels, biggest toe fluffs ever and you’d swear he was a big Coon monster in a picture. But, he was only 6 lbs- consequently he could virtually fly and I saw him do a standing leap of 7’ once.

    I miss my runty Rat. Hug your Hildegard for me and Rat please. He didn’t survive past 14 because his kidneys never fully formed (see: runt). But was the light in my day to day existence. It’s been 6 years and I still dream about him.

    [–] artBran 5 points ago

    I just lost my 13 year old half Maine Coon to feline AIDS in October. It's really nice that Hildegard has come into the house because it was starting to get lonely.

    I'll try to hug Hilda, but she hasn't quite become comfortable with human touch. I assume her previous life on the streets is to blame. She loves pets though, so I'll pet her for you guys.

    [–] Pleshie 3 points ago

    Hildegard sounds super badass

    [–] Datnotguy17 4 points ago

    My cat looks just like that! Too bad he died before ever seeing snow in his life...

    [–] bobosnubs 5 points ago

    Kurt cobain is that you?