In Honor of Shark Week: 8 Pets That Think They're Sharks

...because no one has the heart to tell them otherwise

Apparently identity disorders aren’t just a problem for humans -- pets of all shapes and sizes often mistake themselves for other members of the animal kingdom, too. To celebrate the start of Shark Week here are a few “sharks” that we hope are just going through a phase.

A shark that only knows how to doggy paddle...

Weiner Dog Shark Dog

Reddit User moyzington

...and his twin brother who has yet to master his “fear me, I am shark” face.

Adorable Shark Dog

Reddit User WheresDaKeef

A cat that’s so totally over it we’re not sure he was ever under it...

Cat Shark

Reddit User cccreeep

...and his feline friend that doesn't like to be labeled.

Cat with Sign

Reddit User noisyturtle

Then there’s a rarely spotted Couch Potato Shark...

Couch Shark

Reddit User Bawls_in_your_court

...and the always fearful Lazy Dog Shark.

Shark Dog Floor

Reddit User Souponastick

How about a Chihuahua Shark that’s had enough...

Shark Week Chihuahua

Reddit User tedwilliams1999

...and beware the Roomba Shark that preys on ducks.

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