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27 Animal Puns – Be Really Cool And Make Anyone Roar With Laughter!


The puns that we’ll be looking at today are animal puns.

There is an art to creating a great pun. They require quick thinking and a knack for clever wordplay. Puns are not the highest form of comedy out there, but they definitely get a reaction out of someone (usually an eye roll).

Puns can be made out of any topic imaginable, whether it be furniture, pop culture, or technology. Not only are they hilarious, but they’re super accessible and enjoyable for everyone!

Improve your pun game with these punny animal puns!

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4 Best animal puns

Looking for the best of the best when it comes to animal puns? Well, look no further than the ones below as they are guaranteed to get a laugh out of anyone who hears them! Check them out and see if they tickle your funny bone.

Here are the 4 best animal puns:

1. Whale hello there!

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It’s a proven fact that this is how whales say hello to each other. In reality, whales communicate through a series of clicking, whistles, and pulses. Certain types of whales can actually communicate over large distances depending on the frequency of their clicking.

2. What’s a cat’s favorite book? The Great Catsby!

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A classic novel amongst the feline community. It was published in 1925 by a cat named F. Scatt Fitzgerald, and is regarded as one of the best American novels of all time.

3. You have cat to be kitten me right now.

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A double pun combo in the same sentence. No one will know what hit ‘em. However, If you tell this one to your cat, they’ll probably just stare at you or leave to go run around your house for the third time today.

4. I could really gopher a cup of coffee.

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Hey, if you were stuck digging tunnels all day, you’d want a cup of coffee too. You can’t go around destroying gardens and building tunnel systems without your daily dose of caffeine, can you?

4 clever animal puns

Do you think puns can’t be witty or clever enough to be considered a serious form of comedy? Then prepare to be proven wrong! Check out these clever puns and see if you could’ve come up with them yourself!

Here are 4 clever animal puns:

5. Why can’t dinosaurs clap? Because they’re dead.

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This is a pretty dark joke, but one that’ll surely make anyone laugh. The sharp and unexpected dose of dark humor is what gets me. I wonder if dinosaurs could actually clap? Unlikely given their body structure, but one can dream, right?

6. Where do cows go on holiday? Moo Zealand

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Did you know that there are 6.4 million dairy cows in New Zealand? There is also an additional 3.6 million beef cattle, used for food. I guess it really is a popular vacation hotspot for cows.

7. What’s the quietest kind of dog? A hush puppy!

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The hush puppy’s real breed name is the Basset Hound. Their smelling capability and ability to track scents is one of the best in their species. However, the breed with the best sense of smell is the Bloodhound.

8. Why do pandas prefer old movies? Because they’re black and white!

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Did you know that pandas actually have limited color vision? Despite this, their eyes are similar to nocturnal animals, so they have excellent night vision. They are also nearsighted, so they have trouble seeing things far away.

5 short animal puns

Sometimes, short and sweet wins the race. Wait, that’s the wrong analogy… Anyway, if you’re looking for a short zinger to make someone laugh, then check out these fantastic short puns. Sometimes you don’t need a long and complex pun to get a laugh out of people!

Here are 5 short animal puns:

9. Where do polar bears vote? The North Poll!

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Voting is an important part of being a citizen of the North! Even the polar bears know that.

10. How do fish stay so healthy? Vitamin Sea!

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A fish’s body is mostly rich in protein more than anything else. Certain foods like citrus fruits, potatoes, strawberries, and broccoli have high levels of vitamin C. But fish don’t eat any of that, do they?

11. I’m not amoosed.

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Moose are usually prone to fleeing when they feel threatened, but they can get aggressive. A moose would not understand this pun, and so would not be very amused. I wonder if a moose would like this pun if they could understand it?.

12. Where do rabbits eat breakfast? IHOP

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Rabbits actually shouldn’t eat pancakes. Pancakes are high in carbohydrates and can make a rabbit sick, so IHOP probably isn’t a good idea.

13. Single and ready to flamingle.

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Did you know flamingoes actually mingle quite a bit? They mate for a year only, then find a new mate after every year, so they are constantly looking for potential mates after a year. However, they are monogamous, so they only mate with that one partner for the year.

4 animal love puns

Are you looking for a way to show someone how much you mean to them, but using puns? Then look no further than these animal love puns to show your love in a pun-tacular fashion. Sometimes humor is the best way to someone’s heart.

Here are 4 animal love puns:

14. Everybody needs some bunny to love.

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A bunny to love would definitely be awesome. Oh, a person would also be awesome. Bunnies are actually very sociable and lovable animals, making them great pets

15. When I’m with you, I’m feline awesome!

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Granted, being around felines always makes someone feel awesome, but your loved one is a close second! A cat lover would definitely appreciate this one.

16. I whale love you all the days of my life.

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Did you know whales DON’T mate for life? So this fact actually makes this pun a bit ironic. It’s sweet anyway, and anyone would love to hear it no matter how corny it is.

17. I love your cattitude.

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This pun can have a double meaning considering cats have an attitude. Maybe the person you’re talking to has the attitude of a cat. Or maybe you’re just trying to be cute. Either way, it’s the thought that counts!

5 Christmas animal puns

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a great time to load up on some paw-some puns! Celebrate Christmas and make friends jolly with these Christmas puns that are sure to make the holidays much more humorous.

Here are 5 Christmas animal puns:

18. Who delivers presents to baby sharks at Christmas? Santa Jaws.

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Their presents would probably be more fish to eat, or maybe some ornaments to hang on their fins. Or maybe a toothbrush to clean their multiple rows of teeth!

19. What do you call a chicken at the North Pole? Lost.

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I guess this chicken crossed too many roads and lost track of where he was going. I guess the elves can have some fried chicken as a Christmas dinner! If they even eat chicken.

20. What a purr-fect present!

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This is what a cat would say if they were given some catnip for Christmas and if they could speak English. It would also be an appropriate response to getting a cat for Christmas.

21. What’s Santa’s dog’s name? Santa Paws!

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This is an actual dog’s name in the film “The Search for Santa Paws” which was released in 2010. Even if it’s a fictional dog, I still think it’s cute to share a first name with your pet. Imagine being named Kevin and also naming your dog Kevin.

22. Happy Howlidays!

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This one almost sounds like it would be more fitting as a Halloween pun. I guess wolves also like Christmas.

5 bad animal puns

Not all puns have to be amazing or clever. Sometimes bad puns will get just as much of a laugh as any other pun. Even if you get an eye-roll for saying one, they can’t deny that it didn’t amuse them just a little bit!

Here are 5 bad animal puns:

23. Why do cows wear bells? Because their horns don’t work.

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The real reason cows wear bells is to be able to find them if they escape their enclosure. However, bells aren’t used very often now as most farmers use electric fences to keep the cows from escaping.

24. What do you call a cow that eats your grass? A lawn moo-er

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Did you know cows can eat up to 160 pounds of fresh grass a day? They might as well be a lawnmower, although they’d be a very slow one.

25. What fish only swims at night? A starfish

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Starfish actually don’t really sleep. It’s a contested field of study, as starfish are always moving. It’s unclear whether they sleep or simply keep on swimming during the night.

26. What do you call a fish without an eye? Fsh!

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A starfish is actually a fish without any eyes! They are also missing a brain and blood in their bodies!

Downloadable List of Animal Puns

Here is a downloadable list of animal puns (right-click the image and select save Image As…):

More Witty Puns to Share or Start a conversation With

  1. Are you the undisputed master of puns about trees? Then make sure to leaf through these tree puns and see if there’s any that you can add to your forest of punny jokes.
  2. Having a ruff day? These dog jokes will certainly put a smile on your face. Check them out and see if you find any of them fetching!
  3. Thanksgiving isn’t the only day that turkey jokes are appropriate. A good turkey joke can fit almost any occasion! Look through these jokes and make your friends “gobble over” in laughter.

How to Pick the Best Animal Puns

With so many animal puns to choose from, it can be a difficult task to pick out the best ones. But you won’t have to worry about that, as following this simple guide will allow you to pick the best animal puns to add to your pun arsenal.

Here is how to pick the best animal puns:

1. Pick From A Variety of Animal Types

It can be boring to just tell puns about dogs or cats. Make sure to mix in puns about a variety of different animals. Think of making puns about sea creatures, animals with wings, or even insects. There are millions of different types of animals, so don’t limit yourself to the ones you know!

2. Choose Puns About Uncommon Animals

Although puns about animals you see every day can still be good puns, it takes someone that thinks outside the box to think of puns about uncommon animals. Get creative and make puns about animals like eels, pandas, or any other animal you don’t see every day. This will keep your punning sessions refreshing and interesting.

3. Mix Different Types of Puns Together

It’s good to have a mix of clever or complicated puns with puns that are very simple and cheesy. If you only know cheesy one line puns, it might get boring to hear the same type of joke, so spice it up a bit and look for varying levels of pun complexity!

In Conclusion

Puns can be a very witty and intelligent form of comedy. It can also be very dumb and cheesy. The range that puns have as a type of joke is actually very impressive. Even if you claim to not like puns, you have to admit they get a reaction out of anyone that hears one, whether it be an eye-roll or a short chuckle. And honestly, that’s all you can hope for as a comedian, right?

There’s also a massive amount of variety when it comes to puns. They can be about anything; it doesn’t just have to be animal puns. A pun can be made about basically any situation or object if you think outside the box enough. So let these animal puns be a gateway to expand your pun horizons! I hope you enjoyed them and that they gave you some good jokes to add to your comedy arsenal.

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