Press 'i' to view the image gallery'v' to view the video galleryor 'r' to view a random entry. The cat is a small, usually furry, domesticated, carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and for its ability to hunt vermin and household pests. It is currently the most popular pet in the world.
PIctures of cats have been shared online as early as since the days of Usenet through newsgroups like rec. The group's FAQs were originally written in and released online in four parts over the span of nearly three years. In the late s and early s, the introduction of personal blogging and consumer-grade digital cameras charted a new era of animal photo blogs across the world, particularly in Japan where cats are generally considered the most favored pet animal. Daily photo and video journals Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes domesticated cats soon became a staple genre of blogging on the Japanese web, compounded by the advents of leaderboard-style blog ranking sites, as well as technological innovations in digital cameras and video recorders.
Pictures of cats were also spread through chain e-mail networks, the most notable pre-LOLcat example being "Everytime you masturbate, God kills a kitten" shown below, right. Some of the early adopters in the blog world include MyCatHatesYou, a single topic blog dedicated to cat photos sinceRathergood, an internet culture site launched by B3ta forum member Joel Veitch inand the Infinite Cat Project, a blog that curates pictures of cats looking at another cat, that began in However, the online popularity of cat-related media took a leap forward beginning in with the growing influence of LOLcats and Caturday on Something Awful and 4chan as well as the launch of YouTubewhich essentially paved the way for the ubiquitous, multimedia presence of cats.
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Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes influential and relevant on some of the largest media-sharing communities and publishing networks on the web such as YouTube, Tumblr, Reddit and Cheezburger. The increasing presence of cat-related media on YouTube and elsewhere on the web have been noted by various news publications: In addition, numerous academic research projects have been initiated around the peculiar subject.
Caturday is the tradition of posting LOLcats to 4chan on Saturdays.
It has since spread to other websites as well as other days of the week. Caturday originated on 4chan in the mids. On November 23rd,URL bookmarking service Bitly conducted a data analysis  of its internal search engine to measure the sharability of animal-related media by species.
The analysts counted and compared the number of relevant page results containing the names of several different animals, which revealed that the majority of cute animals sharing in the sample pool was associated with dogs rather than cats. On June 12th,a group of Google researcher led by the Stanford University computer scientist Andrew Ng and the Google fellow Jeff Dean published the findings of its years-long study on the simulation of the human brain in a paper titled "Building High-level Features Using Large Scale Unsupervised Learning.
Affirming the popular myth that "YouTube is made of cat videos," the study revealed that Google's neural network model was able to teach itself to recognize cats--along with human faces
Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes bodies--far better than others in a list of 20, distinct items or objects. The research findings were picked up by numerous news sites and tech blogs, beginning with the New York Times' article "How Many Computers to Identify a Cat? In late Mayblogger Katie Czarniecki announced Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes she will be hosting a film festival  dedicated to online videos of cats at the Walker Art Center, a reputable modern museum art located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dubbed "The Internet Cat Video Festival," the outdoor screening event is scheduled to take place from 8: According to the description on the website, organizers of the festival carefully made their picks from nearly 10, videos that were submitted following the announcement in May. In addition to cat lovers, cats are also welcome to attend the festival as long as they're leashed. Boozecats is a photoshop meme that involves censoring the display of alcoholic beverages by superimposing pictures of cats over them.
The idea was conceived by the 27 year old Brooklyn resident Ryan Darrenkamp in lateaccording to the official single topic blog Boozecats. The official Facebook group page was created in Julywith the original instance featuring Ryan holding a cat. The single topic blog Boozecats.
Urlesque reported on the phenomenon on November 24th, Cat Bread originally known as Kittyloaf, and later a. Nekopan is a character commonly used as an avatar on discussion forums. It is also a popular subject of photo-manipulation that involves superimposing kitten faces over an actual loaf of bread. Ceiling Cat is an image of an orange cat peering through a hole in the ceiling that has been online since The Ceiling Cat meme, however, is believed to have originated in He posted these videos on YouTube under the account glennspam1, which has now been suspended.
The Anonymous community was able to track down the creator of the videos, a fourteen-year-old from Lawton, Oklahoma, and passed his details to his local police department. As a result of this, a suspect was arrested and the cat was treated by a veterinarian and taken to a safe place. The original acrylic painting was created and uploaded via Flickr by Portland-based artist Craig Wheat in early Tomomi Imura, known as Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes handle GirlieMac began making demotivational style images mixing pictures of cats with HTTP error messages and posting them to her Flickr  on December 13th, On the 14th, the photos were shared on BoingBoing  and Neatorama.
Keyboard Cat is a viral video consisting of of a cat playing a keyboard, it was recorded by performance artist Charlie Schmidt inwith his cat Fatso dressed up in a blue Onesie suit. Kittens Inspired by Kittens is a viral video uploaded around September to YouTube by user blakekelly0. The video features a 6-year old by the name of Maddy Kelly. The young girl narrates pictures of kittens in a book named "Kittens". Lenin Cat is an image macro series centered around a photo of a defiant looking cat that is thought to resemble Vladimir Lenin.
The overlaid text is usually something related to communism with a cat-like twist. Longcat is one of the oldest cat-related memes on the internet. The Longcat image is rumored to have originated on Futaba Channel 2chanbut this claim has not been confirmed. Nora the Cat is a Youtube cat dating video cat lover memes Internet cat known for her atonal musical meanderings.
Nora has received a wide variety of press coverage beginning inincluding The Times of London and National Geographic. Nyan Cat is an 8-bit animation depicting a cat with the body of a cherry pop tart flying through outer space.
Prior to the Pop Tart Cat, prguitarman had already gained a relatively large audience with a few other instances of comics circulating on the web.
Serious Cat is a popular image macro featuring a picture of a white cat looking serious. Standing Cat is the name of a viral video uploaded to YouTube. This image has now been turned into an image macro with various variations. The name of the cat is Helia Peppercats. The photo comes from a Russian cat breeder site, peppercats.