The same punishment often comes down on cats who misbehave, whether they do evil things with live mice... with pieces of poop... or with shreds of toilet paper.
In the following photo gallery, we introduce readers to these fiendish felines, these problematic pets, these adorable little creatures who feel so good while being so very bad.
Until their owner calls them out on the Internet and makes them pose with a sign that describes their naughty behavior, that is.
Will such a shaming cure what ails these cats? We don't know. But we do guarantee one laugh after another when clicking through this slideshow: