When I first tuned into the Internet cat craze a few years ago, I thought for sure it would be just a fad. After all, how could people all around the world (especially in American culture) be collectively cat people online? Maybe it’s because cats are cute, or maybe it’s because they are not cute. Maybe it’s because dogs are so simple-minded (seemingly) and cats are so sophisticated (supposedly). Amy-May Elliott asked these questions in an article on Mashable last fall called The Million Dollar Question: Why Does The Web Love Cats? Even after consulting with both cat and Interwebs “experts,” she couldn’t come up with a definitive answer either.
If you spend any time online at all, you’ll see an unlimited supply of cat pictures and videos. It seems that cats, just like us, are constantly evolving and learning. Everyone knows that cats are inherently brilliant (or maybe they’re just aloof), but did you also know they can actually play Scrabble now? Ok, maybe not, but if Justin Meyers over at WonderHowTo had his way, they probably could. I have to admit, out of all these pictures, his two cats are definitely the cutest.
Does your cat like to play Scrabble too? If so, you can enter your kitty’s pictures over on the WonderHowTo Scrabble corkboard. You can also view many more pictures in the original article here. I’m still proud to say I am a dog person, and I don’t have any cats. I wonder if someday dogs, birds, hamsters or even hermit crabs will knock cats off their Internet throne. By the looks of it, if that does ever happen, it won’t be anytime soon.