If you claimed to have never watched a cat video on the internet, I'd call you a liar. Surely everyone has watched at least one video online of a cure feline doing something funny or clever.
So what is it that we all find so appealing about kitties in videos? This dictation shares an explanation that has been suggested by scientists for the popularity of cat videos.
In case you're not familiar with the word kitty, among other things, it's another word for a cat.
- a fund of money for communal use, made up of contributions from a group of people.
- (in bowls) the jack.
- a pet name or a child's name for a kitten or cat.
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The internet seems to be filled with funny videos of cats. Perhaps you enjoy watching cat videos yourself, but have you ever wondered why they're so popular? According to a doctor from New Zealand who has watched 100s of hours of cat videos, it may simply be because cats don't care they're being filmed. Unlike people, they ignore the camera and seem not to care they're being filmed, which apparently allows us to watch without feeling guilty about intruding on their privacy.
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