I bought a pet pug that acts like an entirely different animal – people are convinced it’s something else
YAWNING and staring might seem like feline behavior, but one pug has proven that some dogs have cat-like instincts too.
An adorable black puppy was caught on camera as she sat on the couch cleaning herself, looking like she might let out a meow at any moment.
While most dogs spend their time tearing up toys and chasing balls, some have more mellow personalities.
In a recent video shared by LADbible Ireland, the bug-eyed creature was recorded with some added narration.
“This pug think’s she’s a cat,” the text read as the video zoomed in on the clueless subject.
The unnamed pug was busy licking her paws and pushing back the fur on her face to give herself a fresh look.
“Just getting my morning clean on,” the next caption joked.
The sweet dog was then seen letting out a long yawn, before making eye contact with whoever was behind the camera.
“This is exhausting stuff,” the narrator added, before asking: “Can I help you?”
In the video caption, the poster admitted “I am convinced this is a cat in a pug costume.”
Animal-lovers spilled their thoughts in the comments section, many sharing their own experiences with pets that seemed confused about their identity.
“We’ve had two Pugs and I always thought they were the felines of the canine world,” one person wrote.
Many gushed over the pug’s silly mannerisms.
“Pugs are just the cutest things! No matter what they do, they’re cute!!”
Some Pug owners compared their pets to other animals.
“Omg. My pug is kind of like a, cat, frog … alien too… jumping on tables … doin stunts,” they added.
While this pug is certainly not a cat, it’s not unheard of for people to make identification mistakes.
Other people have also been fooled by creatures that appear to be dogs, but actually are an entirely different species.
In Texas, a baby fox separated from its mother was mistaken for a puppy by the person who found it.
Another rescuer believed they had saved a dog from their backyard in Australia but it turned out to be a Dingo.
Despite her unusual behaviors, this pug is certainly not meant for the wild.