The Rotating Snake Illusion is an art piece that so many recognize, but few know the title. YouTuber Rasmusab thought it would make for an interesting experiment to show his cat the illusion, and record the results.
Now, the video from February has experienced a viral explosion, amassing over 100,000 visits just today. It is also featured on VideoSift, Gizmodo, TastefullyO, and HyperVocal.
Did your cat react to the visuals?
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/03/06/cat-in-intrigued-by-floating-snake-illussion/
Dogs are notorious for loving a nice drive around town, but their kitty companions, not so much. This Russian kitty is not having a good time on its car ride. “I think I’m freaking out Frank. Frank? Oh man…”
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/11/29/cat-freaks-out-in-car-ride/
Superstitions about animals have been passed down for generations and cultures throughout the world, most have roots going back to ancient times. Here are the most surprising ones (Via: Advanced IPM)
The superstition of black cats bringing bad luck is one of the most well known in modern day society. Unfortunately, this unfounded superstition leads to black felines being the least adopted in animal shelters across the country.
Via: Beck row primary school
Most people have heard of the superstition that a rabbit’s foot will bring good luck, but some cultures believe rabbits bringing bad luck. Thought to be witches in disguise, there are still some people who do not own rabbits due to this belief.
In Poland and China, many see bats as a sign of a happy and long life. However, many legends tie the bat to witch folklore, saying they can be evil spirits in disguise.
Like many on this list, the butterfly has been known to bring the greatest and worst of luck. A Louisiana legend says that a white butterfly in the home is followed by a string of good luck. Others say that a swarm of butterflies warns of an especially cruel winter to come.
Often called the “Deathwatch Beetle” old superstition says a black beetle crawling across your shoe or tapping inside a wall is a sign of death to come. Some versions say you can avoid this unwelcome fate by safely transporting the beetle outside.
Navajo legends indicate the Coyote can be a bad omen if seen while on a journey. They say to turn back if you see a coyote in your path, otherwise you may meet a terrible fate.
Ever see a line of ants crossing your path? Some say to never hop over, this could bring bad luck to you and your family.
A Malagasy legend says the Aye-Aye, a Madagascar lemur, is a bad omen. Some still believe an Aye-Aye that enters a village is a sign of death to come.
Known to bring luck good and bad, owls have been written into the oldest of folklore. Some African countries believe the owl to be a messenger for shamans to communicate with the spirit world. A Zuni tribe legend indicates an owl feather in a baby crib keeps evil spirits at bay.
Have you ever seen a pink dolphin? Amazonian lore says that the pink dolphins were humans once, and will transform into humans at night and steal children from their homes.
Read more: http://cheezburger.com/2659077/13-weird-animal-superstitions
Nature is supposed to be ruthless, but that’s not the case on the porch of this Alaskan’s home. She recorded her two house cats just chillin’ on the front porch with an American bald eagle and a fox. Now that’s the harmony of nature. The video went viral after being featured on Reddit, and subsequently TastefullyO.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/03/27/eagle-fox-and-cats-hanging-out-on-the-porch/
Cats are well known for their hate of all things water, but, as usual, a very special cat has emerged from Russia. This water cat jumps right in and even goes for a pretty good swim. And you thought only dogs were natural swimmers…
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/02/29/russian-cat-goes-swimming/
Why is it that all the strange, weird, and crazy videos come from Russia? I guess it’s just one of the mysteries of the universe. A Russian camerperson caught a cat bark out the window like a dog. Once the cat sees he’s been caught, he quickly goes back to meowing. We heard you cat! Too late.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/06/15/cat-barks-like-a-dog/
Everyone knows the Internet loves cats, but how serious is this obsession? If this recent viral video is any evidence, the answer is very obsessed. This silly clip by Lorie Geee has gone viral with over 900,000 views! Does the video showcase some amazing animal trick? Nope, it’s just a cat playing with a piece of paper. And the Web is loving it!
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/11/15/cat-plays-with-piece-of-paper/
This ridiculous cat video from 2011 has been trending again this weekend. YouTuber InZane4all has a very special cat named Buddy. Buddy doesn’t only sit on the couch like a human, but he’s a fan of heavy metal. Just watch as Buddy watches a Slayer concert on TV and seems to really enjoy the rocking performance of Seasons in the Abyss.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/12/08/cat-sits-on-the-couch-like-human-watching-heavy-metal-concert/