40+ Photos of Cats That Look Like They're Ready For World Domination Right Meow

Burst | Sarah Pflug

You might know that cats help reduce stress levels, but were you aware that many are a whisker away from world domination? No, seriously, we're not just talking about the magical Jellicles in that fever dream of a movie Cats. Observe a kitty for a while, and it might give you a curiously keen glance or even a Cheshire smile. Some cats are even more overt about their thoughts of conquest with their claws ready, fangs out, and eyes fierce. Need to see it to believe it? Scroll ahead for pictures of cats that look like they're seconds away from becoming our four-legged overlords.