The 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 the most purr-fect cat videos ever to grace YouTube.

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Cute Cat Videos to Meow Over

To the wonder

This surprisingly gorgeous cat video from 2013—a parody of the trailer for arthouse filmmaker Terrence Malick’s To the Wonderwill make you wish you could spend every minute of every day with your beloved four-legged friend.

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Existential musings

The late, great film critic 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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The queen of cute cat videos

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 stars in some of the cutest cat videos you’ll ever see. (Sadly, Lil Bub died in her sleep on December 1, 2019.)

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Table manners

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

These sweet cat stories will warm your heart.

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Bath time

Thought all cats hated getting wet? Think again! This curiously calm feline seems to actually enjoy its pampering session—and could even teach some dogs we know how to keep their cool at bath time!

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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.

These dog jokes will leave you howling with laughter.

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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 in the most adorable of cat videos!

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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 GIFs are purr-fect for any occasion!

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Fail with me

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

Next, check out 25 paws-itively hilarious cat jokes.

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