t's Christmastime, which means Christmas trees, Yuletide fires and... nativity scenes.
The perennial Christmas favorite, the Nativity scene is the centerpiece of every small town's Christmas decorations, and towns across America pride themselves on the extravagance of theirs. This is a celebration of the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ, after all – (or, at the very least, a very pretty decoration, if you're not into the whole Christian Christmas thing).
But not everybody is impressed by the importance of the Nativity scene. By everybody, of course, we mean cats.
If there’s one Christmas grinch who literally does not give a flying reindeer about your cherished cradle and the Baby Jesus statue inside it, it’s the felis catus, who just views the cradle as yet another offering on its quest to plop its furry posterior on a thousand thrones.
Here are a few of the best examples:
No Room For Baby Jesus
This is Felix. Felix is fat, has luxurious black fur, and is very, very comfortable. Does Felix care that he’s taken Baby Jesus’ spot? Heck, no! In Felix’s eyes, this is his spot. He is master of his domain and everything that he sees.
Also, Baby Jesus can sit allll the way down – according to Felix, that is.
Our cat Porter has joined the nativity scene
This is Porter, another vision of feline excellence swathed in black fur. Porter has decided he is the backdrop to this miniature Nativity scene. He is the stable that protects Baby Jesus and family – nay, the mountain – soaring above them.
Also, Porter would like some Fancy Feast, lightly warmed.
The Jesus in our crib is a bit fat, furry and pointy eared.. but undeniably cute!
This right here is what we call a Christmas miracle. Imagine it – you hear a voice in the middle of the night and creep down the stairwells only to find yourself confronted by this golden vision of Christmas glory. It’s a bit fat, furry and pointy eared.. but [it’s] undeniably cute!”
It’s a Christmas elf in cat form, here to snuggle Baby Jesus, and keep that naughty Krampus at bay…
Ok, who are we kidding, it’s a cat, in a miniature Nativity scene, which means it’s undeniably cute!