Since the early days of the internet, the domestic cat has been an ongoing source of entertainment.
From their cute features to their silly antics, people love to squee over anything cat. Cat lovers have created their own language to express their love of all things cat. Learn some of the more popular cat slang being used. Related: Cat Glossary.
Yes, it means very small, a smol cat is tiny and cute. Cats are so cute that you’ll want to hug them. The word smol means that the cat is small but so different and lovely, so a smol cat is small but goes above and beyond other cats.
2. Kitten Me
Kitten me means like are you kidding me. It’s like your kitty has done something surprising like she jumped on the counter and knocked over a glass of water all over your counter and you are like “are you kitten me?”.
3. Making Biscuits
Making biscuits is also commonly known as kneading because it resembles the process of humans making dough. When cats knead, cats move their front paw up and down and in some cases, they retract their claws.
The word ‘floof’ is a twist on the word ‘fluffy’. Cats are incredibly cute and furry creatures and floof is used to describe that.
A loaf is a piece of dough baked in an oven. This is one posture cats commonly use is when they tuck their feetsies under their body and they look just like the piece of loaf.
Cats adopt this sitting position when they are relaxed and resting, but also want to be able to stand quickly. The position protects a cat’s vulnerable underbelly while allowing them to enter a more relaxed state. A cat may doze in this position but your feline won’t enter a deep sleep.
A cat loaf is just plain cute!
6. Toe Beans
People use different words to describe the adorable toes of a cat. They are known as toe beans, beans, or jelly beans. Your adorable kitty loves to run and jump with their toe beans so keep an eye on their paws and make sure their paws remain clean and healthy.
A blep is an incredible asset to a cat. A blep is when a cat will let her tongue hang out for a bit. While they may look silly, all purr-ents know that the mind of a cat is always thinking about new strategies to catch mice and other small creatures.
The process of mleming involves a cat licking and cleaning her fur, snoot, water, or any other thing. Mlem is meant to evoke the sound that a cat makes when they are licking something.
If your kitty is mleming very often, it can be a sign of anxiety or distress. If your kitty is showing this sign more often you should consult your vet immediately.
Teefies is the name given to the small teeth of a cat which include both its fierce canine teeth and its tiny incisors. It’s important to keep your cat teeth clean because they can suffer from various oral diseases.
When you touch your cat’s nose it’s pretty much a requirement for you to say “boop”. It’s especially fun when they are head bunting, which is affectionate behavior where a cat nudges their head on the object of affection to spread their scent.
It’s actually the only term that is socially acceptable when people see cats’ snout nowadays. When you see a cat’s snout and the word that comes from your mouth is what a pretty snoot is.
Perfection is an attribute that can be applied to describe purr-fect which means all the necessary attributes, elements, or qualities required for being a good cat. Cats are always the purr-fect snuggle buddy for their owners.
Derp is a certain expression people use when referring to dumb or clumsy cats. It is considered cute and associated with awkward expressions related to cats.
14. Cat Taps
Cat taps are a simple and non-verbal way of communication within the feline community or humans. It’s common for cats to tap an object or human gently and repeatedly to seek the attention they deserve. This is the cat saying now is the time to play with me.
15. Bunny feet
The soft, tiny, and furry flesh cover the toes on the bottom of some cat’s paws. Also known as bunny feet. This nickname may have its origin from fluffy cat feet that look similar to bunny feet and kick in a similar manner hence bunny feet.
The act of wrapping a cat in a small piece of cloth and then placing it upright on its feet, thus making it resemble a normal burrito. My cat is my favorite purrito.
Feeding your furbaby is the term used for taking care of your furry cat. Your kitty is your furry companion and she will remain with you through thick and thin.
18. Water beard
Cats cradle their heads and then dip them into the water when they drink. This way a water beard is formed right below the mouth and it sticks to the wet fur. Kitties look extremely cute with a water beard.
You probably have a cat and you love her and you know that the feeling is mutual so she is your cat and the two of you are very good friends, this is why you consider her a Fur-end.
A cat that fades into darkness? Yes, please. Black cats are notorious for their ability to just blend away into shadows with nothing but two bright eyes staring out at you. Welcome to the void.
21. Cat Hostage
The universal rule that if a cat is sleeping or otherwise touching you, you may not move until that cat has moved away of their own accord.
While enthusiastic cat lovers think every day is dedicated to cats, Saturday is a popular day on social media to post using the hashtag #caturday. Caturday is a combination of cats and Saturday.
Next time you are scrolling through Facebook or Pinterest, you will know exactly how your cat feels. These funny internet slang terms for cats represent a small percent of the vast collection of cat memes, comics, and stories available online.
I hope that this interesting information on cute internet slang used for cats inspires you to get in on the fun and learn more about cat lingo to communicate with your internet friends.
This article was originally written on January 10, 2022 and has since been updated.