There is no greater power in the web than the cat pic, the kitty video, the feline meme. You know that. We know that.
Maru has nearly 300 million YouTube views.
Grumpy Cat wrote a bestseller.
The Simon’s Cat raised half a million dollars to to make an 11 minute cat cartoon movie.
But how did we get here?
Finally, a museum has found the good sense to to document this kind of (cyber)world domination. Enter New York’s Museum of the Moving Image and their new exhibit: How Cats Took Over The Internet.
That’s right, a whole museum exhibit dedicated to looking at just how the little fluffballs took over.
It opens today and is on through mid-January. Full details here.