10 Most Awkward Cat Family Photos

By on July 5, 2023

You know what’s really awesome? The surprisingly high number of photos that come up when you type “awkward cat family photos” into Google Images. Like there were so many that only a fraction of them made it into this post — the ten absolute best of the best awkward of the awkwardEST. Without further ado, here they are in all their stunning glory.


Snowflake Sweater Floating Cat Head Cat Family Photo

A classic, there’s too much to love about this picture: the mid-90’s snowflake sweater, the exact same facial expression being shared by both pet and owner, the miniature Santa hat. But the best part of all is clearly the huge cat head floating around to the left.


ANOTHER floating cat head Cat Family Photo with matching turtlenecks

A similar dramatic cat inset, only this time everyone’s wearing matching turtlenecks. #win


Cat Family Photos - Laser Tag Edition

A man lovingly shields his beloved cat from a frightening game of laser tag. Wait, is that a mullet or a rattail?


Cat attempts to escape Cat Family Photos

And is this cat trying to escape? (Can you blame him?)


Nudist in a Christmas Tree -- Cat Family Photos

These eyes…so soulful. And ladies, this one’s wrapped in garland (I hope).


Cat Family Photos Save Our Eyes from Two Nudists

Um… Thank goodness for big cats!


Cat Family Photo Unicorns

This picture leaving you feeling super jelly? Have no fear; you too can turn your cat into the mythical creature of your dreams with this inflatable unicorn horn for cats. They also make one for adults.


Embarrassed Cats in Cat Family Photos

Two out of the three cats in this picture are too embarrassed to even look up at the camera.


Cat Family Photo Photo Bomb

Best feline photo bomb. Ever.


FamilyCat Photo -- Painted Like Cats

And lastly, there’s these people who thought it would be a good idea to paint themselves like cats. That scowling kitten on the pregnant belly is going to give me nightmares well into the foreseeable future.

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  1. mindy

    November 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Number 3, with the cats. What is their name? Or, can you atleast tell me if they live in Hendersonville TN. I swear they bring their animals to our vet.

  2. Rebecca

    April 18, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    I know the people in #9. They love Rusty (the cat)… he doesn’t always share their enthusiasm… lol.

    • Jean-Philippe Brochu

      January 31, 2019 at 8:10 am

      Hi! I’m working on a documentary about the domestic cat and I would love to contact them to use their picture in the movie. Would you mind sharing my contact with them ? [email protected]

  3. Sarah

    November 8, 2013 at 8:37 am

    Where did you find picture number 10? A friend has the EXACT same picture with her dog and wants to contact this guy!

  4. Jabba's Ex

    May 15, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    There’s some greatness there. Then there are the ones with the horns and body painting. Wow.

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