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Does Your Cat Do This Too? 7 Cats Sticking Their Tongue Out

7 Cats Sticking Their Tongue OutHappy Friday, Friends!

What better way to ease out of the work week and jump into the start of the weekend than with some adorable, cute cats?

What makes these cats even cuter is well, they forgot to do one thing — put their tongues back in!

My two cats, Puppy and Ming-Ming do this from time to time and just a few days ago I caught Puppy with this adorable, yet angry face as I interrupted his grooming and he forgot to put his tongue back in.

I used to wonder why or how cats could just sit there like that, but turns out it’s kinda common and usually done for 1 of 3 different reasons.

1) They forgot: Cats spend a lot of time grooming so their tongue is out licking their fur. You may either just see a quick moment as they look up and you catch them with their tongue out, or they simply forgot to put it back in their mouth.

2) They’re relaxed: Some cats get into this really groovy state of being relaxed and their jaw muscles relax or their tongue falls out when they’re asleep.

3) They’re sick or injured: Some medical conditions can have your cat unable to keep their tongue in. If you notice them doing it all the time, it may be worth a visit to the vet.

Now, lets see it in action and browse through some adorable cats who have forgotten to put their tongue away.


  • Caught Mid-Clean 1 of 7
    Caught Mid-Clean
    He looks like he either can't put his tongue in (which is possible) or you caught him mid-groom
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • You Interrupted 2 of 7
    You Interrupted
    This little cutie looks like he for sure was just giving his paw a clean and is now upset you've interrupted.
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • Forgot, Again 3 of 7
    Forgot, Again
    He seems to have forgotten that he has his tongue out.
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • Took Time to Cuddle 4 of 7
    Took Time to Cuddle
    This is what happens when you interrupt a kitten's grooming for a cuddle.
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • Yes? 5 of 7
    Yes?
    She was busy, but heard a noise that took her attention away.
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • I Don’t Know… 6 of 7
    I Don't Know...
    ....er... what's going on?
    Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission
  • He Forgot 7 of 7
    He Forgot
    This is my cat Puppy and he was not only angry with me, but he forgot to put his tongue away. Cracks me up every time!
    Photo credit: Accustomed Chaos. Used with permission

Photo hosted on Imgur Gallery. Used with permission

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