Any new pet owner knows the horror of watching that cute little puppy you just brought home from the animal shelter take a confident stance on the furniture and let it all go. Bringing home a pet means you’re giving a sweet, loving critter a forever home, but it’s not all belly rubs and snuggles. Not at first, at least. These memes will bring you back to that fateful day you learned that new curtains are a way more attractive toy to a kitten than anything you could buy at Petsmart.

33 Struggles Of Owning A New Pet, But We Love Them Anyway