Move over Sundance! The internet cat video festival has just named the top feline web videos. And even the Golden Kitty Award didn’t put a smile on the winner’s face.
Welcome to the cat oscars. Actually this is oskar the blind kitten battling a blow dryer.
And this is a cat licking a vacuum cleaner, cleaning up at the International Internet Cat Video Festival, where 28 seconds of a
fat cat in a pot.
Some 10,000 people showed up at the Minnesota State Fair grandstand to check out the cat video fest organized by a prestigious museum, the Walker Art Center.
Like any self respecting festival, this one had categories. There was comedy, drama, challenges big dog, foreign, animated and musical.
And what’s a video festival without stars…celebri-cats like Grumpy Cat renowned for her perpetual frown. and Lil Bub renowned for her everpresent tongue.
The two actually met at the fest, a photo opp memorialized with a couple of memorable 6 second Vines.
Internet favorites like the cat that loves diving in boxes, sticks head in box, and dearly departed keyboard cat, were inducted into the hall of fame. fans voted on line for the peoples choice awards.
The cat in a shark costume chasing a duck while riding a roomba was one of several that rode to victory. Some of the videos were shockers.
Fan favorite lil bub has gene mutations that resulted in a shortened jaw which causes her tongue to stick out.
The winner of the Golden Kitty, the most popular peoples choice, was, of course, Grumpy Cat
If she had given an acceptance speech, we suspect it would have begun…”i want to thank…no one.”
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