Here comes trouble! Hilarious photos of animals in tricky situations prove that you’ve always got to stay on your paws

From curious cats to overexcited dogs, sometimes our furry friends just can’t help getting themselves into scrapes. 

Now a Facebook page devoted to Animals In Predicaments has racked up more than 1.2 million followers eager to appreciate the joy of cats covered in Polystyrene and birds being alarmed by bananas.

Any interference with a dog’s pride and joy – its fur coat – is naturally a predicament of the highest order, including a sad Dalmatian who had his spots ‘enhanced’ to look like spiders, and a Siberian Husky who ended up with no coat after a visit to the groomers. 

From a cat taking a nap in barbed wire to a canine buried under an avalanche of hot dog buns (and the pun was intended) these photos prove that one animals’ misfortune is a human’s comedy gold. 

I only came in for a trim! This Siberian Husky felt like so many of us do after the hairdresser doesn't listen 

I only came in for a trim! This Siberian Husky felt like so many of us do after the hairdresser doesn't listen 

I only came in for a trim! This Siberian Husky felt like so many of us do after the hairdresser doesn’t listen 

Who's a pretty boy? This cockatiel looked delighted to meet a fellow bird 

Who's a pretty boy? This cockatiel looked delighted to meet a fellow bird 

Who’s a pretty boy? This cockatiel looked delighted to meet a fellow bird 

Anyone for a hot dog? This canine was left understandably worried after burrowing among the buns and getting trapped

Anyone for a hot dog? This canine was left understandably worried after burrowing among the buns and getting trapped

Anyone for a hot dog? This canine was left understandably worried after burrowing among the buns and getting trapped

A new look! Fed up of being tabby, this cat decided to go for a roll in polystyrene beads

A new look! Fed up of being tabby, this cat decided to go for a roll in polystyrene beads

A new look! Fed up of being tabby, this cat decided to go for a roll in polystyrene beads

At least he's ready for Halloween! Someone proved spots can be changed by drawing on this unfortunate Dalmatian 

At least he's ready for Halloween! Someone proved spots can be changed by drawing on this unfortunate Dalmatian 

At least he’s ready for Halloween! Someone proved spots can be changed by drawing on this unfortunate Dalmatian 

Dinner's ready! Things were not looking too promising for this chicken 

Dinner's ready! Things were not looking too promising for this chicken 

Dinner’s ready! Things were not looking too promising for this chicken 

Please don't try to wear me! This cat was regretting choosing a shoe box as his napping spot 

Please don't try to wear me! This cat was regretting choosing a shoe box as his napping spot 

Please don’t try to wear me! This cat was regretting choosing a shoe box as his napping spot 

Trying it on for size? A Weimaraner came a cropper while playing with a plastic coat hanger 

Trying it on for size? A Weimaraner came a cropper while playing with a plastic coat hanger 

Trying it on for size? A Weimaraner came a cropper while playing with a plastic coat hanger 

Do I look super? Far from being aggrieved, the hero look seemed to really suit this dog 

Do I look super? Far from being aggrieved, the hero look seemed to really suit this dog 

Do I look super? Far from being aggrieved, the hero look seemed to really suit this dog 

Fearless feline: This cat chose a napping spot where nobody else would dare to tread 

Fearless feline: This cat chose a napping spot where nobody else would dare to tread 

Fearless feline: This cat chose a napping spot where nobody else would dare to tread 

That's not dinner! This plump mouse was in danger of being mistaken for a dumpling 

That's not dinner! This plump mouse was in danger of being mistaken for a dumpling 

That’s not dinner! This plump mouse was in danger of being mistaken for a dumpling 

Face off! Who knew that a simple sock could provide such a cunning disguise 

Face off! Who knew that a simple sock could provide such a cunning disguise 

Face off! Who knew that a simple sock could provide such a cunning disguise 

Water lot of bother! This cat somehow found its way in, but getting out was a very different story

Water lot of bother! This cat somehow found its way in, but getting out was a very different story

Water lot of bother! This cat somehow found its way in, but getting out was a very different story

Let's do the twist: Contortions made for a rather uncomfortable car journey for this dog 

Let's do the twist: Contortions made for a rather uncomfortable car journey for this dog 

Let’s do the twist: Contortions made for a rather uncomfortable car journey for this dog 

 

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