Cats are really good at acting as alarm clocks. Anyone who owns one of these creatures is aware of that sometimes unfortunate fact.
But these animals aren't nearly as talented at ping pong, as a new video makes very clear.
To be fair, it may not be this cat's fault. These people may have failed to teach him the rules.
Or he may just be enamored by any ball, whether it's made of string or not. Watch now:
Pretty adorable, no?
Compare this failed game of feline ping pong to other videos of cats getting their cute on: