Cats have no boundaries, even when it comes to religion.

One seemingly normal evening, Japanese Twitter user @kazzhico2 returned to his home to a rather unsettling sight. The family cat had lodged itself in the family butsudan, a small Buddhist altar placed indoors into which ashes of deceased relatives are often placed.

▼ “When I got home and looked at our butsudan, I noticed something was very, very wrong.”

While it’s not forbidden to touch a butsudan–kind of hard to avoid when you have to carefully arrange flowers, tea, small scriptures, and more–it’s probably a little inappropriate to insert your whole body into one. But, as we all know, cats aren’t always careful about human rules. Remember that cat that broke a sliding door?

▼ “Ohhhh yooooou!

While the original Twitter user was in a panic, the rest of the Internet thought it was hilarious.

“He must have thought it was a wonderful little house for him.”

“This makes him look like a Supreme Cat or something.”

“I just got a new butsudan recently. I don’t own a cat, but I guess there’s a possibility that other cats in the neighborhood will go inside. I’ll be careful!”

“He managed to get inside without knocking anything over, haha. How cute!”

@kazzhico2’s kitty isn’t the only cat who’s been caught in this act, though.

▼ “He’s good competition for my cat, haha.”

▼ “The same problem happens at my grandmother’s house.”

And sometimes pets other than cats get inside, too.

▼ “This happens often, haha.

@kazzhico2 later reported that the cat had, fortunately, extricated itself from the family altar without doing any damage. No cats or ancestors were harmed in the process.

Source: Hamusoku
Feature Image: Twitter/@kazzhico2