12 Pet Faceplants Because Sometimes Life Is Hard

Posted by Mateja Lane

I bet you've seen your pet eat it once or twice. 

Whether they're playing fetch, chasing the laser pointer, or running towards dinner, odds are you've seen your pet take a digger or two.

As much as they try to shake it off, you can delight in the fact that you witnessed your pet's embarrassing faceplant. Here are 12 pets that were unlucky enough to suffer a faceplant and proof that they went down.

"Really, I almost had it."

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She must have heard the can opening...

Maybe he was hot. 

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"It was the sand snake, I swear."

The bath was slippery! You didn't see that!

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"Bob, you said we weren't racing!!"


Cats sometimes faceplant on purpose. Because they'll never admit they fell. 


"There is one more pellet in there. It's just at the bottom, I think."

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"I tripped. Stop smirking."

Just shake it off, buddy.

Safe to say he didn't want to go down the slide again

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"The wheel. It was going too fast."


"Gahhh, it's been a long day. Give me a break."

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As much as these pets want to pretend that their inefficiency with gravity never happened, we know better.

But how often have you tripped in life, both physically and metaphorically? It happens to all of us and don't worry, little animals, we won't laugh too hard.

Tell us your pet's funniest faceplant story in the comments below!

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