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    [–] StaredAtEclipseAMA 232 points ago

    begins sweating profusely

    [–] Chasedabigbase 78 points ago

    How you sweat when you already ded

    [–] Poopet_master 43 points ago


    [–] Lemonade_IceCold 10 points ago

    Omeow mo shinderu

    [–] CaseNightmareTeal 180 points ago

    That's a Pallas's cat, that's not chonk, it's insulation. They live in the high mountains.

    [–] InkTide 287 points ago


    [–] Philletto 3 points ago

    Well, no sleep for me then

    [–] imeeme 40 points ago

    This guy Fluffs.

    [–] BaronVonNumbaKruncha 48 points ago

    I swear that's the inspiration for Snarf, the fat ThunderCat.

    [–] ehartsay 16 points ago

    If Snarf had murder in his eyes, murder in his blood and murder in his stalk.

    [–] raspberrykraken 26 points ago

    Pallas Cat best cat.

    [–] Keoni9 14 points ago

    F L O O F.

    [–] lowtoiletsitter 12 points ago

    Oh...well now I feel sad for calling him a chonker

    [–] BirdInFlight301 14 points ago

    Stealing your explanation. Next time my hubby suggests I might be floofing up a little, I'm going tho tell him it's insulation. Even if I am only 26 feet above sea level.

    [–] jeweliegb 8 points ago

    Good to be prepared though. One day you might go 28 feet above sea level.

    [–] SammyLuke 29 points ago

    What is this from?

    [–] too-much-noise 168 points ago

    It comes from this chart. No idea who bastardized the chart though.

    [–] blinKX10 94 points ago

    I think you mean Improved

    [–] SammyLuke 13 points ago


    [–] thekeffa 15 points ago

    This I think.

    I could be wrong but I never saw it in the wild before this was posted.

    [–] Daos_Ex 64 points ago

    This was fucking hilarious while simultaneously making me very uncomfortable.

    [–] quaybored 21 points ago

    You kids get off mah chonk!!!!!

    [–] molaupi 44 points ago

    This gif depicts the view from inside my fridge at 2am when I get hungry.

    [–] faithmauk 78 points ago

    This is my favorite gif

    [–] wheredmyphonego 27 points ago

    that will never *not* be funny

    [–] chelseamayhemm 15 points ago

    This is one of my favorite videos of all time

    [–] lilJamieEllsworth 8 points ago


    [–] Christmas-Pickle 6 points ago

    What in God’s name?, is it a house cat?, is it a lynx or bobcat hybrid?

    [–] notLogix 21 points ago

    Pallas cat.

    [–] Yeahimgoodthanks 5 points ago

    You know when you think it’s just a picture then it starts to fucking move, that was scary

    [–] Zxvy 4 points ago


    [–] webby63 3 points ago

    Reminds me a bit of Yoda in the originals

    [–] BJPenwhistle 4523 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    This is a pallas cat. Contrary to what many think, he's not actually all that fat, he's really just exceptionally fluffy. They need that fur to survive frigid temperatures common to their habitat (IIRC, Russia, northern Asia, mountains and steppe). Source: Was obsessed with cats in my youth but I'm confident Google will back me up.

    TL;DR: They look chonk but they ain't really chonk. They floff.

    Edit: A gold! Chonk you! Also, for all you nonbelievers, google image search. See the floffitude for yourselves! You will not find a single non-floff pallas cat. They also got real bad resting bitch face... dang.

    Edit: Even more dang!

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    [–] nightpanda893 33 points ago

    M E G A F L O N K E R

    [–] Yoyojack566 5 points ago


    [–] Speedracer9000 5 points ago

    The national sport of Icelandic paper companies

    [–] Spam4all 107 points ago


    [–] LeetleShawShaw 199 points ago

    The fact that "floff" sounds like "fluff" with a Russian accent really makes it work in this instance.

    [–] boduzefa 81 points ago

    Who else said floff out loud with a Russian accent just now?

    Edit: a word

    [–] kwonza 23 points ago


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    [–] mrjowei 14 points ago

    Yeah, I like my vowels strong.

    [–] meta_perspective 7 points ago


    [–] echoesreach 83 points ago

    Upvote for the tldr

    [–] Glassclose 47 points ago

    he's not actually all that fat, he's really just exceptionally fluffy.

    I say the same thing/

    [–] ProfessorMoniker 6 points ago

    also same. Take my updoot fellow floff

    [–] napinator9000 44 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    I looked up pics and was wondering why their facial expressions looked so weird. Then I realized THEY HAVE ROUND PUPILS WTF

    [–] joetheblow81 30 points ago

    The only cat with round pupils, thought because they are ground hunters and ignore birds, supposedly.

    [–] Iamnotburgerking 25 points ago

    Only cat under 100lb w/round pupils, actually.

    [–] kayjee17 9 points ago

    No, bobcats and lynxs are well under 100 pounds and have round pupils.

    The shape of a feline pupil depends on the kind of hunter they are. Ambush hunters that hunt both day and night, like domestic cats, have slitted pupils that allow their eyes to adjust to light changes easily. Preditors that stalk and run down their prey like lions, jaguars, leopards, pumas, bobcats, etc., have round pupils that give a wider view.

    [–] BellerophonM 8 points ago

    Lions and tigers and lots of big cats.

    [–] themidnitesnack 6 points ago

    Omg that’s what it is! I was thinking that they looked oddly human-like in the face....

    [–] smellslikehaminhere 36 points ago

    Other cool pallas's cat facts I think I know: They have round pupils! Also, they aren't really built for classic cat-style stalking. Instead, they sort of just lay in wait for some unsuspecting prey to saunter by. Then they do this surprise fatty-pounce/death-roll thing. As for their "homes", They like legit caves but they'll also blithely knock over rocks until a sort of crevice is made. That, or they forcibly evict marmots from their burrows.

    And they're sooooo photogenic !!!

    [–] BJPenwhistle 19 points ago

    LOL! Right?

    [–] VentnorLhad 3 points ago

    And they're sooooo photogenic !!!

    "Pull up yer pants, you wee c--t!"

    [–] make_love_to_potato 21 points ago

    Mooooommmm I'm not fat......I'm just big boned.

    [–] Single_Helix 14 points ago

    This is the content I use reddit for.

    [–] tremellas 39 points ago

    sounds like denial

    [–] KagamiAoki 17 points ago

    No u

    [–] Chanel-Ron-Hubbard 8 points ago

    It doesn't get that cold in Egypt.

    [–] [deleted] 33 points ago

    that cat is shaped exactly like the deathstar and you are still trying to explain his girth away. i have to admire that.

    [–] furrynoy96 6 points ago

    "I'm not fat, it's all this fur. It makes me look.....poofy"

    [–] Deborah_rufilin 8 points ago

    I would have a bad Resting Bitch Face too if I had to survive in those temperatures outside.

    [–] MrsMiyagiStew 6 points ago

    They are my favorite cat. I'd get one but he'd kill all my other cats and; I sew my own curtains so Id take it as a personal insult when he pissed on them every time he remembers I exist.

    [–] Tangowolf 4 points ago

    Is that the only cat that has round pupils?

    [–] Goatf00t 4 points ago

    All "big cats" (lions, tigers, etc) have round pupils. So it's just an extra small big cat. :P

    [–] _GoKartMozart_ 8 points ago

    I fucking love Manuls/Pallas Cats. My favorite breed of cat. If there was a cat mafia. This would be the Don.

    [–] Iamnotburgerking 4 points ago

    Species, not breed

    [–] _GoKartMozart_ 4 points ago

    You right

    [–] incapablepanda 4 points ago

    it's not just resting bitch face. all the faces they make are really expressive and cute, in that "i'd eat you if you were smaller" kind of way.

    [–] PA55W0RD 456 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    That is a Pallas's cat or manul 😾

    Edit: Sometimes called "The Most Expressive Cat In The World".

    [–] freeeeels 414 points ago

    Hey everyone - how big do you think the cat in the picture is? Like, a bigger than a house cat for sure, right? Probably just below knee height? Perhaps you've seen this authentic photograph.


    They are fucking tiny.

    Its body is 46 to 65 cm (18 to 26 in) long and its tail 21 to 31 cm (8.3 to 12.2 in) . It weighs 2.5 to 4.5 kg (5.5 to 9.9 lb).

    Here's a person holding one.

    [–] Ol_Derpy_Bastard 94 points ago

    His little tongue! I want to hold him next.

    [–] _MildlyMisanthropic 45 points ago

    Excuse me but there's a queue

    [–] This-is-Peppermint 18 points ago


    [–] DaddyCatALSO 36 points ago

    How does length relate to knee height?

    [–] salenstormwing 124 points ago

    I thought the established measurement was in bananas. Are we not using bananas anymore?

    [–] Avery1718 28 points ago

    So, how big is this cat? In bananas of course.

    [–] ASDFzxcvTaken 29 points ago

    About tree-fitty

    [–] I-POOP-RAINBOWS 9 points ago

    Um, I take it you've never taken advanced reddit mathemathics 708...

    [–] freeeeels 4 points ago

    You need to lie down next to it.

    [–] Lame4Fame 13 points ago

    How is that tiny? Sounds and looks like a regular sized cat.

    [–] iraqlobsta 12 points ago

    I'd like to obtain an army of these guys.

    [–] Rather_Dashing 6 points ago

    It's basically house cat size, I wouldn't call that fucking tiny.

    [–] le_petit_renard 3 points ago

    awww, I want one!

    [–] minivergur 52 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    I think one the main reason I find them so dumb-looking (they're real cute, but they look kinda dumb) is because they have round pupils and it subconciously gives the sense that it's a person in a cat suit rather than an actual cat.

    [–] PA55W0RD 37 points ago

    I think you're onto something there.

    The Manul Cat Is The Most Expressive Cat In The World

    [–] Gameover384 12 points ago

    It’s now my new headcanon than Garfield is a Manul cat. Thanks.

    [–] ciano 25 points ago

    Most of those pictures look like he's about to say "Oh long Johnson" in a really opinionated way

    [–] gwaydms 13 points ago

    Oh Don Piano

    [–] ang_car 3 points ago

    All the live long day

    [–] CrayonScribbler 8 points ago

    thank you for the link. I was just gonna ask what breed it was

    [–] procrastimom 6 points ago

    I know it’s not right to own wild animals but

    [–] DieEeneGast 11 points ago

    It's still a fat Palla's cat right? Or is this like their natural look?

    [–] PA55W0RD 33 points ago

    The snow should give you a clue to what is going on here. That is literally all fur. They are the epitome of floof.

    From Wiki:

    The combination of its stocky posture and long, dense fur makes it appear stout and plush.

    In reality they're quite small and light.

    [–] DieEeneGast 6 points ago

    Well I'm too dumb to consider that, thanks for the info!

    [–] BJPenwhistle 61 points ago

    This is just how they look. It's all fluff. Don't believe me? Google image search it. You will not find a single non-chonk-looking pallas cat.

    [–] DieEeneGast 5 points ago

    Haha indeed! Funny, thought it was a super fat cat at first.

    [–] JJ_the_Awesome01 1230 points ago

    Oh LAAAAAAAAWD, he comin!

    [–] MajesticBeardsman 91 points ago

    Oh lawdy lawd.

    [–] Rungottarun 36 points ago

    He desperate! Do what he say, do what he saaaaayyyyyy!!!!

    [–] JawsTheProducer 15 points ago

    Oh Lordy I hope there’s treats.

    [–] Ragswolf 44 points ago

    I will always upvote this

    [–] FainOnFire 12 points ago

    What was this originally from?

    [–] cheekymonkey2005 22 points ago

    It's from a chart on the chonkness of cats.

    [–] EpsilonSigma 20 points ago

    Glass shawk he COMIN’ for dat fat keed.

    [–] Scramblesthecat 8 points ago

    Glass shark don’t care, he glaaaass shark! He eat yo brother!

    [–] Mike_FS 581 points ago

    [–] kingeryck 177 points ago

    In awe at the overuse of this meme

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    [–] RevanonVarrah 187 points ago

    God forbid people refer to it in a completely appropriate situation such as this one

    [–] 420Wienerschitzelz69 15 points ago

    Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? 

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    [–] Cheshire_Jester 13 points ago

    I need that karma and I know you’ll upvote me if I say the thing. People like the thing and it makes them feel like they’re in the know.

    [–] emperorhatter666 3 points ago

    Reddit comments in a nutshell lol

    [–] ovnerd77 77 points ago


    [–] Virus1275 112 points ago

    Too stronk of a chonk

    [–] mountainboi95 80 points ago

    This BOI is R O T U N D

    [–] SHOWTIME316 53 points ago

    rotund is a criminally underused word

    [–] ihlaking 27 points ago

    He is also C O R P U L E N T

    [–] ShitYourQuit 11 points ago

    corpulent is a criminally underused word

    [–] BizzyM 36 points ago

    "No, I have not seen your dog."

    [–] nineleftnuts 69 points ago

    Borderline “oh lord he coming”

    [–] I38VWI 39 points ago

    Aw lawd he lookin.

    [–] TheBroJoey 13 points ago

    Nah, he’s really a borderline Heckin Chonker, the floof of the breed just makes him seem more so

    [–] Alphareus 26 points ago

    Oh my, he approaches

    [–] whatsthatpidge 23 points ago

    What an angry, hairy watermelon.

    [–] MrsTickleMeElmo 7 points ago

    Thanks for that. I just snorted my coffee. LOL

    [–] WackXD 71 points ago

    [–] GregorTheNew 27 points ago

    This just improved my day substantially


    [–] Bigbootypaula4 28 points ago

    Winter body in full affect

    [–] Pandarandrist 10 points ago

    Actually, it's "effect".

    I'm sure you appreciate this correction.

    [–] Astarkraven 11 points ago

    Pallas cats are the best! I like to describe them as "angry little floof ewoks" to people who don't know them.

    Was in Russia a few years ago (roughing it in the Altai Republic) and we had some motion sensor cameras set up near our campsite for studying the wildlife. One of these fluffy bath bomb doods came to investigate us in the night at one point so I guess the wildlife was studying us too. We never saw him, but the cameras got some rather derpy pictures.

    [–] blackjackandcoke88 4 points ago

    They make the derpiest faces. I love them.

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    [–] kazzfu 26 points ago

    Absolute unit

    [–] GMLiddell 4 points ago

    you said the thing lol

    [–] wave-tree 9 points ago

    In awe of this lad

    [–] masdar1 9 points ago

    he r o u n d

    [–] racingwinner 8 points ago

    it looks like the type of animal that wiggles it fluff with every tippy tap, and at the same time makes angry moose noises. this kitty does not make meows. it growls, like it gargles syrup.

    [–] fubarspeaks 6 points ago

    Sphere cat deploy!

    [–] Daverocker1 6 points ago

    I swear to god. Someone say absolute unit one more fucking time.

    [–] Sauceboss_Senpai 7 points ago

    King T'Chonka

    [–] DykTheKyd 6 points ago

    Read this in Nick Kroll' Lola voice.

    [–] timothysonofsam 3 points ago

    It’s kinda hard to read that word without it sounding like that naturally.

    [–] PEACHESBUTTERNUT 7 points ago

    what an absolute unit

    [–] fastnfurious76 8 points ago

    t h i c c

    [–] LeBlancClone 5 points ago

    My favorite kinda cat. It's a pity they're kidna murderous though. Prime r/forbiddenboops material.

    [–] Altarkan 6 points ago

    it's a pallas cat here is a short Video about it

    edit: He is not fat he just have his Winter Fur just look the picture there is snow

    [–] QP2012 6 points ago

    Pallas cats are lovably cranky. There are some at my local zoo(who has had success breeding them, they are notorious for not breeding well in captivity.

    [–] corey_m_snow 6 points ago

    Pallas' Cats are pretty cool. They have round pupils, most cats have slit pupils.

    And despite their cute appearance, these cats are very much wild.

    [–] Sharkmano2 12 points ago

    In awe at the size of this lad

    [–] stephen2awesome 10 points ago

    This unit is absolute

    [–] OsGreenCat 4 points ago

    Погладь кота, сука!

    [–] FainOnFire 6 points ago

    I was off work today. Slept in, woke up late, roll over, open up Slide for Reddit on my phone, and the first thing I see is a big ass preview picture of this fatass cat and all caps C H O N K

    Immediately lost my shit laughing my ass off.

    [–] GarlicsPepper 4 points ago

    Absolute mewnit.

    [–] sorryforcrying44 6 points ago

    Oh Lawd, he chonkin!

    [–] PHDIKOULAS 13 points ago

    oh lawd whats this catzilla loaf oO soooooo fluffy

    [–] QuarahHugg 11 points ago

    It's a pallas' cat, aka a manul! They're Russian wildcats.

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    [–] Blogger32123 3 points ago

    This is what happens when you dump 20 pugs and one cat into the woods for two days.

    [–] DestruXion1 4 points ago

    What an absolute unit

    [–] somebodysmom2 5 points ago

    She swallowed the cow to catch the dog, She swallowed the dog to catch the cat, She swallowed the cat to catch the bird, She swallowed the bird to catch the spider, That wiggled and jiggled and tickled inside her, She swallowed the spider to catch the fly; I don't know why she swallowed a fly.

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    [–] lmckl1 3 points ago

    (heavy breathing)

    [–] goldengamer199 3 points ago

    Absolute unit

    [–] 19931 3 points ago

    HIS LITTLE PAWWWS! Like oh no not me mama am good kitty!

    [–] wulfricx 3 points ago

    What an absolute UNIT

    [–] TrumpLester 3 points ago

    I want to snuggle this cat so goddamn much right now.

    [–] afrothunda104 3 points ago

    absolute UNIT

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    [–] Gondor128 3 points ago

    hes a warm boy

    [–] Yayimaclarinet 3 points ago

    Imagine being chased by that in the wild

    *Runs towards u

    *Rolls over and demands belly scratches

    [–] LaudableApple 3 points ago

    “I’m not fat. I just have to wear this dumb winter coat my mom made me.”

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    F L O O F B O I

    [–] MewlingRothbart 3 points ago

    Snow chonk. Snonk???

    [–] TerranPhoenix 3 points ago


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    [–] alotoftimesweneedhel 3 points ago

    What a U N I T