The 8 Best Sloth Memes

Slow down you move way too fast

Who can resist sloth memes? Cute, cuddly, and always ready for a party, though be sure and provided ample warning, sloths are kind of slow and need plenty of time to get where they are going.

Sloths have taken the Internet by storm with a large number of memes in categories from cute to naughty, to very naughty and I do mean very naughty. We won’t be showing that last sloth category in this collection, instead we'll concentrate on the funnier memes, and boy, can sloths produce funny meme topics.

What Do Sloth Memes Mean?

Sloth memes cover a wide range of social interaction. They can be used to convey pleasant and warm social comment, to downright nasty and unexpected encounters. The sloth imagery is predominately pleasing, given our attraction to cute cuddly animals. The sloth meme text however usually surprise us with the out of place references in relation to the images.

How are Sloth Memes Used?

Sloth memes come in two primary genres, inappropriate and funny, though sometimes the two categories have been known to merge together. The memes then are used to delight or surprise someone and maybe do both at the same time.

Examples of Sloth Memes:

Example #1:

Image: Sloth on a medical scale.

Text: Damn You Oreos

Meaning: No one likes their weight being taken, and that includes sloths. This particular sloth not only has a great expression but has assumed a classic pose of contemplation. 

Example #2:

Image: Slotherin.

Text: Slotherin.

Meaning: One of the lesser known houses of the Hogwart School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is Slotherin. To be sorted into this house you possess a keen sense of time allowing you to move slowly through life.

Example #3:

Image: Charged with P.O.T'M.S.

Text: Arrested and charged with P.O.T.M.S - Possession of to much swag.

Meaning: Wearing Blues Brother shades, and the appropriate attitude, this sloth is one cool dude just trying to get by in the world.

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Sloth Foo

Sloth in custody


You may be no match for his sloth foo, and you are certainly no match for those claws. Its a good thing sloths move slowly because those claws are the things of nightmares.

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Sleeps A Lot

baby sloth waking up

Why do sloths sleep so much? So they can build up an energy reserve for more sleeping. It just goes to show excessive sleeping can make you tired unless you’re a professional.

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sloth with wizard's hat


Harry Potter was lucky he never had to take on the wizard who was in charge of the house of Slotherin. The wizard was likely one of the few who knew the incantation for the bewitched sleep spell and would have had Harry sleeping for a millennium.

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Sloth with shades.

Meme Crunch 

When you’re the coolest sloth around, and you just plain know it. There has always been a leader of the pack, and this sloth is far in front of the rest. Though that may be because they are so slow...

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Who's Ready to Party

Small sloth being held in one hand.

sloth squad

This little guy is certainly ready for a big night of partying. Are you ready to join in? If so let's see your dance moves.

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It's Saturday

Sloth clinging to tree trunk


Have you ever woken up early and wished you could sleep late? And have you ever then realized it was Saturday and you could? That's the way this sloth feels and is already beginning to make the return journey to dreamland.

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Cookies Are Not on my Diet?

Sloth on scale


You knew it was your day to weigh in but you couldn't say no to just one more Oreo! Even if you haven’t been dieting, you know what that must feel like, and the expression from this sloth certainly says it all.

By the way, there is a popular alternate saying that goes with this meme, Et Tu Brutus? But the one presented here is our favorite.

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Naughty Sloth

One very naughty sloth who tied your shoe laces together


If you immediately thought of a different naughty sloth it is understandable. But this sloth is still causing harm in a fall down, slapstick sort of way that matches his expression. If you see his face, you should check your shoes.