Sarah Hepola’s article The Internet is full of kittens has just about every link imaginable for cute cat stuff. I learned about Japanese television shows that dress up cats, cats that run on a treadmill and even the unthinkable: cats that look like Hitler. Hepola explains:
But it’s those skittish, unpredictable qualities that made them screwball comics for a YouTube age. The box-surfing cat, the kitty on a Roomba, the cat eating gyoza — the Internet pumps out new adorable cat videos every day, many of them comic gems that rack up millions of viewers, their sheer simplicity and nuclear cuteness enough to make serious filmmakers soil themselves with envy and futility. (Have I seen “Che”? I have not. Have I seen “Cat with a bag on its head?” Uh, yeah: Like 10 times.)
Cats are the most popular household pets, but it took the ubiquity of video cameras (and help from the Japanese, who have never been shy about their feline fetish) to turn them into bona fide stars. Cats are creeping villains aquiver with menace. Cats are bungling Keystone Coppers whose best plans are always foiled. Cats are dicks. Cats are nauseatingly, almost criminally cute.
There’s a lot more including those Hitler cats which btw is pictured above.