Just about every smartphone and point-and-shoot camera these days have a panoramic photo function, but what happens when a person or animal walks by when you're moving the device? Well, Reddit user "FallenCoffee" discovered that a normal cat becomes a terrifying centipede-like (or caterpillar) creature. Fortunately, a Photoshop master could probably remove the pet in an hour or two. Continue reading to see the full madness that ensued.
If you'd rather your cat take their own Instagram photos, there's now a wearable camera being developed to do exactly that. Introducing Catstacam, a wearable collar camera that will automatically take photos and then post them to any Instagram account you have set up for them. It's being made by Whiskas - best known for their cat food - and according to them, the camera works by automatically snapping 6 photographs each minute and sharing them on Instagram when the device has internet connectivity. The company is currently beta testing the camera with a few cats owned by celebrities. There's no word yet on pricing or availability. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos of today, including one that explains what really happens when you crack your knuckles.
Yes, "Bitchy Resting Face" is yet another internet meme / term that has recently caught on, and Pompous Albert, a lovable sheep-cat, might have the best one yet. Albert's luscious, curly fur makes him look like a tiny angry sheep - the curls are a trademark of the Selkirk Rex breed. So now you know that if you think a woman (or cat in this case) looks cranky, she may just be suffering from an affliction called "bitchy resting face." So you best get over it. And don't forget, men have a similar problem. Continue reading for more pictures.
Cat owners have probably tried to get something done, whether it be reading or work, but their cat(s) just wouldn't let them have none of that. These images capture those moments perfectly. On a somewhat related note, did you know that cats can drink seawater? That's right, these felines have kidneys capable of filtering out the salt and using the leftover water content to hydrate their bodies. Continue reading for more.
The Hammock Table - made from rattan, glass and stainless steel - has a perfect napping spot for your cat(s). It's located right below the glass table top, and should you not have any furry pets, it's great for magazines, decorations or books. This clever piece was designed by Japan-based Koichi Futatsumata Studio, a company who specializes in product and object design. One caveat: it'll set you back a cool Y190,000 or $1,572 USD. Continue reading for more pictures.
Ninjas are known for their stealth, secrecy and disguises. The use of disguises is common and well documented, as they came in the form of priests, entertainers, fortune tellers, merchants, ronin, and monks in feudal Japan times. Some legendary abilities purported to be in the province of ninja training include invisibility, walking on water, and control over the natural elements. These cats that you are about to see just might have been ninjas in a past life. Continue reading to see more.
Ever wonder why cats like hiding in boxes? Well, some researchers say that seeking out confined spaces is an instinctual behavior, as in the wild, these small spaces allow the animals to both hide from predators and surreptitiously stalk prey. According to Stephen Zawistowski, science adviser for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, "Cats like boxes because they are cryptic animals; they like to hide. And a box gives them a place of safety and security." Continue reading for more funny and random cat thoughts.
Tashirojima is not a fake island or fantasy created by computers, but rather a small island in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan. It has become known as "Cat Island" due to the large stray cat population that thrives as a result of the local belief that feeding cats will bring wealth and good fortune. Believe it or not, the cat population is now larger than the human population on the island. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.
How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You is a real book by the internet sensation known as "TheOatmeal", but these photographers managed to catch a few of these pets secretly plotting an evil scheme, or so we think. On a related note, here are some interesting cat facts: on average, cats spend 2/3 of every day sleeping. That means a nine-year-old cat has been awake for only three years of its life; A cat can't climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat's paw points the same way. To get down from a tree, a cat must back down; Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually. Continue reading for more.
Everything grows old, but sometimes, animals, such as cats, don't realize that they're no longer the tiny kitten they once were. These photographers / owners decided to capture those moments. To kick things off, we've decided to bring you a few random cat facts: Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs; There are cats who have survived falls from over 32 stories (320 meters) onto concrete; A group of cats is called a clowder; Cats have over 20 muscles that control their ears. Continue reading for more.