Cat Throws ‘Toddler’ Tantrum After Being Forbidden From Eating Chicken

A cat’s “toddler” tantrum after being refused a piece of chicken has left the internet in hysterics.

The viral video, which has been viewed more than 5.6 million times since it was first shared to TikTok on February 8, filmed the cat sulking and snipping at his owner after being forbidden a bite of the rotisserie chicken.

Newsweek illustration of an angry cat who was forbidden from eating chicken. The cat’s owner had shared that they’d forbidden the cat from snacking on a piece of crispy chicken.


The cat lowered and bowed his head as if to express his upset, while his owner told him to “knock that off right now”.

The cat’s owner had shared in the post that they had just “brought home groceries” and that their cat had sensed a “whiff” of rotisserie chicken.

“Now he’s pissed off because I took it away from him,” the cat’s owner, who goes by @marineb1ologist on the platform, shared in the post.

The cat was then shown trying to nip his owner, to which they responded, “You can’t bite”.

“That crispy chicken is not good for you. I’m so sorry. Please don’t be mad at me, come on buddy,” they could be heard saying.

The post had been captioned: “Tell me this isn’t a human toddler.”

What Do The Comments Say?

Since it was shared on the social media platform on February 8 by @marineb1ologist, the TikTok post has been liked by over 1.5 million users and commented on more than 5,200 times. Plenty of TikTokers have shared their amusement at the viral moment in the post’s comments section.

“His gulps and Yeti’s gulps are my fav. I just love when kitties do those gulps. Mine only does it when she’s about to yak,” one user wrote.

Another user added: “His sleeves are rolled up [you know that] he means business.”

“Bro’s ready to fight,” a third TikToker shared.

A different user commented: “It’s him tryna force himself to cry.”

“He can have a tiny bit of chimkin,” wrote a fifth user.

Another TikTok user added: “He said you may make the money but we all know I own this place and everything in it, so I’ll go through those grocery bags and eat my chicken.”

Newsweek reached out to @marineb1iologist via TikTok for more information.

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