15 Cats Who Wouldn’t Do Well in Santa’s Workshop

These festive felines are definitely on the naughty list.
By: Monica Weymouth

This time of year, most tiny creatures are on their very best behavior—after all, Santa is watching.

Cats, however, don’t play by the jolly old elf’s rules. In fact, the holidays seem to inspire some of their most mischievous behavior.

After making our list and checking it twice, we can confidently say that these kitties are on the naughty list this year.

SimonTheCat

“What? I was just admiring the tree. The beautiful, beautiful tree full of shiny objects that I don’t want to kill…”

Credit: @susant4956

FergieTheCat

Fa-la-la-la-NOPE.

Credit: @squishdelish

TomTheCat

There’s only one way this ends—and it’s not looking good for the gingerbread man.

Credit: @kayepeabody

LeoTheCat

Attack the presents, or pull down some lights? After napping on it, Leo knew the answer: both.

Credit: @leo_smushy

ChristmasKitten

When you’re this outrageously cute, you take your chances with the coal.

Credit: @banksyshepard

LuigiTheCat

Luigi was making his own list—and those on it would pay dearly.

Credit: @luigithelioncat

BertTheCat

Bert can’t even with that “Christmas Shoes” song.

Credit: @chastitypetten

ClarenceTheCat

“Who are you calling Santa Paws, lady?”

Credit: @leanneintheskywithdiamonds

JamesTheCat

Things you should accept right now: every gift bag belongs to your cat.

Credit: @tipsy.james

DuffTheCat

Krampus, or Persian cat? Either way, this magnificent creature’s name is Duff, and he’s a Christmas miracle.

Credit: @squishdelish

MailboxKitty

“Santa didn’t get your letter? Pity.”

Credit: @coop_de_chick

LukeTheCat

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse—Luke saw to that.

Credit: @annieg603

ReindeerCat

Run, run Rudolph—no, seriously buddy. Things are about the get ugly here.

Credit: @themindfulmeow

TreeCat

A true master of her craft, Magnolia likes to carefully inspect the tree before she topples it.

Credit: @the_magnolia_

SantaKitty

He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake—so you better hope the Santa costume was worth it, human.

Credit: @ninja_poofy_ittybitty