Why is the Internet so obsessed with cats?
If it’s not videos of cats sitting in boxes it’s online games of cat bounce. People seem to have an insatiable thirst for all things cats and the Internet is doing its best to deliver.
YouTube is filled with millions of hours of funny cat videos, best of lists, cat music videos, and other mash ups. There’s just no end to the types of cat related media most people will consume online. The only questions is why.
Cats have always lived alongside humans, and in fact were worshipped in Ancient Egypt. Even after their reign of deification came to an end cats still played an important role in human life, keeping the pests at bay so humans could live more sanitary lives. Cats, however, never let themselves become fully domesticated. This is evident in their aloofness today, which is one of the reasons they are so funny to watch on YouTube videos.
Learn more about the Internet of Cats from this infographic !