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The 10 Best YouTube Cat Videos of All Time

It doesn’t have to be International Cat Day (August 8, by the way) to celebrate our feline friends. Here, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best (and cutest) YouTube cat videos you’ll ever see.

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To the wonder

This surprisingly gorgeous video from 2013—a parody of the trailer for arthouse filmmaker Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder—will make you wish you could spend every minute of every day with your loving cat.

Now, see if you can pass this cat trivia quiz!

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Existential musings

The late Roger Ebert called this YouTube classic “the best Internet cat video ever made.” Now that’s high praise! Henri 2, Paw De Deux, featuring the existential musings of Henri the tuxedo cat and edited like a 1960s French New Wave movie, is one of eight short films by William Braden.

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Internet sensation


Lil Bub’s eyes bulge. Her little tongue always sticks out too. She doesn’t meow, and she was diagnosed with osteopetrosis, a rare disease that causes debilitating bone density. Oh, and she’s the cutest cat you’ll ever see. (Sadly, Lil Bub died in her sleep on December 1, 2019.)

Learn more about these affectionate cat breeds.

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Table manners


The parents of this cute creature began using chopsticks to feed the cat during kitty training-and the habit has stuck ever since. Who else is hungry now?

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Bath time


International Cat Day is all about celebrating what makes cats so special, including their notorious aversion to water. That is one terrified cat, by the looks of it.

Learn to spot the signs your cat is mad at you.

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Foolin’ around


It’s always a treat when a big dog meets a tiny little kitten. Unfortunately for the kitten however, this dog can’t bear the cuteness.

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Leader of the pack


A pack of huskies go for a walk. Four-month-old Rosie the kitten decides to join along. Cuteness ensues!

Find out the real reason why cats eat grass.

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Meet the gang

Imagine waking up to this every morning. Don’t worry: those are cats from his farm and he feeds them way more than that.

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Scaredy cat

This cat clearly cannot handle the twist ending and violin screeches in 1960’s Psycho. Alfred Hitchcock would be proud.

These cat facts are purr-fectly fascinating!

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Fail with me

And finally we return to this staple of Internet cat videos. Let’s face it, no celebration of cats is complete without a cat “fail.”

Now for a real treat, check out these cute kitten pictures!