Hysterics As Cat Suddenly Remembers ‘One-Sided Beef’ With Dog

A ginger cat has gained viral attention for his sudden display of cattidue toward the family’s canine companion.

With over 3 million views on TikTok, the video posted by @dalajahbrown has left people in stitches thanks to the cat’s hilarious reaction.

In the video, the ginger tabby named Clay initially appears to tolerate attention from the family dog who has popped by to say hello.

But within moments, the cat’s expression shifts from acceptance to what can only be described as a full-on feline scowl, combined with a slight paw raise as though he was considering giving the pup a serious swipe.

With a slight raise of the paw, the cat sends a clear message to the dog—know your place.

In the caption, the owner joked: “Clay forgot they got one-sided beef lmao.”

Hundreds of comments followed as people reacted. One viewer remarked on the infamous “paw lift,” with another commenting, “he got the paw locked and loaded,” while another said: “The paw lift is what’s really getting me.”

Others compared the pair to classic cartoon duo Garfield and Odie who had a famous love-hate relationship.

“The dog knew not to make eye contact,” quipped one commenter, highlighting the unspoken rules of interspecies relations.

Another viewer was tickled by the cat’s intense stare and wrote: “The way the cat is looking at the dog is taking me out.”

The dynamic between the two highlighted the age-old stereotype that cats and dogs are sworn enemies. But that isn’t strictly true.

A 2018 study by researchers at the University of Lincoln in the U.K. challenged this belief, revealing that most cats and dogs coexist harmoniously in households worldwide.

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A graphic featuring a collie dog and ginger cat looking a little grumpy. The internet has been left in stitches after a cat’s appeared to “remember” that he doesn’t get on with the family dog….

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According to the study, a surprising percentage of owners reported daily interactions between their furry friends, including playful bouts and mutual grooming sessions. Contrary to popular belief, most cats and dogs spend time together quite happily.

The study revealed that 82 percent said their cats and dogs spend time in the same room every day, while 27 percent said that they played together daily.

Some cat and dog duos might even take a little time to warm to each other, like Lamu and Moose who were unsure of each other at first but soon started cuddling up.

Newsweek reached out to @dalajahbrown via TikTok for comment.

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