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June 26, 2006

Because I Am a Bad Bad Person...

... I find this almost unspeakably funny.

Well, except for that very last part. But right up to that.

Update: It appears to be an edit of an ad for Nokia (Thanks, Codepope, for the catch). Still funny, however, and I feel better about laughing.

Posted by john at June 26, 2006 05:30 PM

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Jody the Librarian | June 26, 2006 05:39 PM

I feel guilty for laughing. But I laughed.

Jaye | June 26, 2006 05:49 PM

That was some seriously funny shit. I bet the cat is no worse for the wear. Cats hit walls all the time, don't they??

Kafkaesquí | June 26, 2006 05:53 PM

Awaiting PETA...

Codepope | June 26, 2006 06:18 PM

Ah, but thats an edit of the Nokia Cat Ad (full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6416475151100839014 ) which shows the full "alledgedly spec" advert.

Will | June 26, 2006 07:56 PM

I didn't find it funny at all, quite the contrary. Objectively, I think, one can make the following observations: the cat was induced into a dangerous situation that quite possibly caused it significant pain, and possibly permanent damage.

I'm certainly no peta-ite, in fact I'm a meat-eating rightwing dog-owner. However, taking advantage of the innocence of pets is sick, not funny.

But hey, I'm kind of a weirdo. Call me crazy, but I won't even watch video of people getting their heads cut off.

How about you?

Chang | June 26, 2006 08:04 PM

It's not real.

Get over yourself

(cat lover)

Bill Marcy | June 26, 2006 08:08 PM

I got my cat to do that same trick, she did have the bad grace to retract her claws right when her exact parabolic descent would take her into my daughters godfish bowl. Oh well, poop rolls down hill and I guess the goldfish had it coming.

Lars | June 27, 2006 01:36 AM

Yeah all the stuff on that site is fake anyway. Too bad.

Tripp | June 27, 2006 10:40 AM

Since it is a fake I can laugh guilt-free.

When I thought it was real I laughed, tried to suppress the laugh, and felt guilty about it. So I had mixed emotions.

There is something hard-wired in the male psyche which finds slapstick humor funny, even cruel-animal slapstick humor.

I've given up denying my guilty pleasures. I acknowledge the guilt and the pleasure both.

Kero aka Kevin | June 27, 2006 10:41 AM

THINK OF THE CHILDREN!

Funniest. Cat. Commercial. Ever.

Tripp | June 27, 2006 10:49 AM

Will,

I won't even watch video of people getting their heads cut off.

Will you watch slapstick - say the "Three Stooges?"

Will | June 28, 2006 02:19 AM

It's obvious the cat video is real, that's the source of its appeal (for those so inclined). Those who pretend otherwise should engage in a bit of soul-searching.

Paula Helm Murray | June 28, 2006 09:54 PM

I was in tears until I saw the second video. Then again, kitty probably avulsed a a claw or two and was sore for a while. Though that has happened once here, and they act like it doesn't hurt very much (it looks grusome).

Bruce Anderson | June 30, 2006 02:32 AM

I laughed, I cried, I showed it to my wife. Two of those are true.

As funny as that is, and it is funny, funnier still is the video of the dog who attacks his own leg.

www.funnyanimalblog.com/index.php/dog-videos/crazy-dog-video/

Tripp | June 30, 2006 10:55 AM

Will,

It's obvious the cat video is real, that's the source of its appeal (for those so inclined). Those who pretend otherwise should engage in a bit of soul-searching.

Are you calling me a liar?

You give liberals a bad name.

Tripp | June 30, 2006 10:56 AM

Bruce,

Thanks for the pointer! That is one schizo dog.

| July 3, 2006 10:00 AM

http://www.snopes.com/photos/advertisements/nokia.asp

It's not real.

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