This is the first ever film of a cat, from 1894

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Eadweard Muybridge would beg to differ

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Hey, is dat one o’ dem Splurge Guns?

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Welcome aboard, comrade; pull up an 1887 cat.

He-he Muybridge took some great shots.

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Though I’m not entirely certain that this one is entirely undoctored.

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That Cat is definitely dead by now

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Haters gonna say it’s fake.

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Maybe not fake; but certainly unnatural :thinking:

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If you want to watch all the cat videos, start here.

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Proto internet power.

Phillip Glass wrote a musical piece based on Muybridge that is excellent, and a great example of how minimalism is so much more than it’s label would imply. Great music, and an interesting story.

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