10 Adorably Mischievous Pets That Were Caught In The Act

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If you have pets at home, there is no point in us telling you how adorable they are. Sure thing, pets keep us company, but the truth is that they do so much more than just that. Pets are little angels, and they can even help people with anxiety! The only thing that pet owners don’t talk about often is that, even though pets may be the most adorable creatures on the planet — they sure know how to test our patience! But even still, they somehow manage to do wrong things in the cutest way possible. In case your pet has gotten in trouble recently, you’re going to love this article. We’ve compiled photos of 45 adorably mischievous animals that were caught in the act. Check it out!

1. You better take me with you next time!

When we say that our pets are a part of the family just like humans are, this means that we’re technically willing to include them in our plans. We used the word ‘technically’ because sometimes it’s just not possible to do that, like when we’re going to travel.

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Bringing a pet along for the holidays can be quite expensive, and some people prefer to check them in pet hotels — where they will be treated like royalty, may we add. But some dogs don’t understand that, and they may retaliate. Like this dog that ate his human mother’s passport just because she wouldn’t bring him along!

2. I was just trying to play a game with you!

Talking about pets immediately makes us think of animals such as dogs and cats. However, there are lots of people who have different animals as pets. For instance, some people have pet snakes, while others have pet rodents. And the truth is that they’re just as cute as canines and felines!

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Well, they’re just as cute and just as naughty! Ruby, this adorable ferret you see in the picture, was probably feeling bored when she decided to loot her humans’ laundry and steal every dirty sock. And if that wasn’t enough, she scattered them all over the apartment so the humans wouldn’t find them!

3. Sorry I couldn’t help myself!

If you stop to think about it, dogs and children share quite a few similarities in their personalities. For instance, both love playing games, both are innocent and adorable — and both children and pets tend to get in trouble!

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And just like with kids, the one not getting in trouble can’t help but watch and laugh, like this cat who just watched the dog eat raw bread rolls. While he wasn’t caught in the act, the poor dog threw up, and the owners found out what he’d done on a trip to the vet’s office!

4. Isn’t that what it was for?

Having a large dog at home takes quite a lot of courage, especially if they’re energetic. Bigger breeds require more space and they’re bound to do things that you won’t be too happy with — such as destroying things around the house with their clumsiness.

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This dog could be described in two adjectives: unwieldy and tireless. And when you add these two things in one big guy like this one, it’s pretty obvious that crazy things are going to happen. We have to admit that we love the human’s description, “like the Kool-Aid Man.”

5. She didn’t want to play with me.

Dogs, much like children, don’t always understand that they can’t do some things. And no matter how hard you try to get it through their heads that they can’t be pulling some stunts, chances are that they’re still going to do it.

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Despite having been told several times that he shouldn’t play anywhere near Alexa, this adorable Shiba Inu ignored all warnings. The result? He destroyed the power connection cable and ultimately destroyed his humans’ Alexa. At least he looks like he regrets what he did, right?

6. Didn’t mean to scare you, dad!

This next dog didn’t do something messy like the other animals in this article. He did something that scared his dad, and for that, he’s making it to this list. Dogs are just like humans, in the sense that both species fart.

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And this dog chose the worst time to let out a loud one. While his owner watched a horror movie, the dog farted and made such a terrible sound that the dog’s dad had a jump scare! But look at his face: does he really deserve to be on this list when he’s this adorable?!

7. I’m a puzzling dog.

For lots of people, solving puzzles is the perfect hobby. It takes quite a lot of time and dedication to complete puzzles, especially if they have hundreds (or even thousands) of pieces. Now, imagine being a piece away from solving a puzzle only to find that the last piece is missing!

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Let us tell you upfront: that feeling is awful. And this person went through this horrible experience more often than one would like to. Why is that? Because while her hobby is solving puzzles, her dog’s hobby is eating puzzle pieces!

8. Guess who’s the naughty one here?

If you have two or more kids, you know how each of them has a unique personality. Some kids are quiet and gentle, while other kids are too energetic for their own good sometimes. And who said that dogs are any different?

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This human adopted two dogs from the same litter of puppies, Hugo and Huxley. While the former is an absolute angel, Huxley is quite the troublemaker. He’s always doing things he shouldn’t, and his human spends a lot of her time calling his name to get him to stop being naughty!

9. I didn’t know I was supposed to share it.

Most people love celebrating their birthday. This is the perfect occasion to get together with our beloved friends and family members. It is also the day that we get pampered the most by those around us. Except for our pets — sometimes they don’t really care it’s our special day!

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Like this adorable dog, for instance. Instead of being the good girl she always was, Tula decided to jump on the kitchen counter and eat the birthday cake that was meant for her human! We hope it wasn’t chocolate, or Linda would have ended her party with a trip to the vet.

10. I have lots of tricks up my sleeve!

Dogs do plenty of silly things, like going through the trash or eating things they’re not supposed to. Cats, on the other hand, are not that ridiculous. Sure, cats do things they shouldn’t be doing, but they have more complex skills.

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For instance, does your dog know how to lock the door? Probably not. But your cat? We wouldn’t put it past him/her. If they’re anything like the cat in the picture, they can probably learn how to lock you outside your own house and not look guilty about it!