The Cutest KITTEN BOWL 2018 Highlights

Feb 4 2018 -- 1:32 PM

Please press paws on everything you're doing. It's time to boost your mood with some purrfect feline excellence courtesy of Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl V, a heartwarming pet adoption extravaganza. The fifth annual event of its kind, the Kitten Bowl put cat-letes of unparalleled quality to the test. Four furry teams competed against each other to pounce on the ultimate grand prize: Little Longtails, Last Hope Lions, Pouncy Panthers, and North Shore Bengals.

The meowstacular contestants were kittens rescued from hurricane-devastated areas of the United States in 2017. Bonzai, Boots, Macaroni--these are just a few of the intrepid players who pranced onto the Kitten Bowl field and into the hearts of viewers. Every cat got championship-sized treats regardless of their purrformances because they were all adopted. Aww!

We're going to review a some of the highlights right meow. Yes, you're going to say "Aww!" several more times.

A feet of balance from Buttons.

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Boots could teach football players a thing or two about claw-some touchdown dances.

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Not every play is a winner.

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#NailedIt.

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Now, that's an interception. Two Tone Jones doesn't tail behind his opponents.

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Sometimes plays can get ruff.

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Which moments in Kitten Bowl V took your breath away? How many times did you say the words "they're so cute" while watching? Meow your answers in the comments.

Images: Hallmark Channel

Amy Ratcliffe is an Associate Editor for Nerdist. Follow her on Twitter and keep up with her Disney food adventures on Instagram.

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