Millions and Millions of Cats
In less than a decade, net cats have multiplied exponentially - with no sign of letting up. Chances are, you have at least one cat right now in your inbox or posted on Facebook. In particular, library staff have a symbiotic relationship with cats (if you don't own a cat when you are hired, you are issued one).
Some popular web cats are prowling their way into print. And we can help you find them.
Check out Cat vs Human by Yasmine Surovec which originated as a personal blog. Simon's Cat and Simon's Cat: Beyond the Fence by Simon Tofield, a British animator, started as a delightful series of Internet shorts.
The popularity of cat videos spawned "Catvertising," a brilliant parody by a Toronto-based ad agency:
Watch a real commerical that used cats to their ad-vantage.
Not all Internet cats are sweet like the Talking Cats. Some are nightmarishly creative. Watch "Welcome to Kitty City" by the UK animator, Cyriak.
Want more funny felines in print (beyond Garfield)?
- Fat Freddy's Cat Omnibus by Gilbert Shelton
- Great Comic Cats by Malcolm Whyte
- The New Yorker Book of All-New Cat Cartoons
Ceiling Cat is watching . . .