The 15 Cats Everyone Will Be Talking About Monday Morning

By Travis Greenwood
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Gather around the digital water cooler because another week brings another batch of the cutest, funniest, and weirdest kitteh stuff surfacing on the social web.

In this week's column, we have a cat who thinks he's a horse, a relatable cartoon about neglected toys, and the cutest interspecies friendship ever.

Settle in, get comfy, and read about all of these very important floofs right meow!

1. "I can has isotope?"

2. For every language, there's a meow.

3. I can't even deal with this video of Pip the otter horsing around with Sam, his bengal BFF. #deathbycute

Fluffy's World has more on their unlikely relationship.

4. Prance, as they say, like nobody's watching. 😉

This Cat thinks she is horse :D

Posted by Cats For Love on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

5. From concept to eggs-ecution, this yolk really ... wait for it ... ~cracks~ me up. #rimshot

6. Did you know that France sent a tuxedo cat named Félicette into orbit in 1963?

How Cats Paved The Way For Human Spaceflight

Remember when France sent a cat to space to see whether or not her brain had been impacted by spaceflight?

Posted by Gizmodo on Saturday, September 2, 2017

Tech blog Gizmodo has the details on this overlooked chapter of the space race in an engaging new deep dive.

7. Like some hack journo, this tortie gives zero phuks about burying the lede.

8. This is an accurate representation of the relationship I have with my editor's deadlines.

9. When the gift pales in comparison to the box it came in  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Too real // Maritsa Patrinos Illustration

Posted by BuzzFeed Animals on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

10. He's not fat, there's just more to love.

11. MIND = BLOWN

A post shared by BUZZ (@buzzthefuzz) on

12. This clip of a would-be Spider-Cat channeling his inner Peter Parker — or should I say Peter Parkour? — is hypnotizing AF. (I'll show myself out, thanks ...)

Cat Has Ninja Moves

Ninja cat. 😮

Posted by Petcha on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

13. Get a load of the mittens on this 19 pound behemoth, who was spotted last weekend at the Boston edition of First Caturday.

Don't sleep on our favorite trend of 2017, more about which can be read here.

14. There are CatCons and then there are cat cons. #CutestGrifterEver

15. FACT: Garfield > Hetfield

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