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I wonder about you cat people….

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The Oldest Cat Video of All Time?

This 1894 film, one of the earliest produced by Thomas Edison’s Black Maria movie studio, features two cats boxing. Obviously it’s not actually a video, but it’s certainly evidence that even at the dawn of cinema, over a century before YouTube, cats ruled the moving image. 

But is this the first recording of a cat in motion? That credit, it seems, goes to…

(continued on the Atlantic Video channel)

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    because, Boxing Cats
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    God bless the Atlantic.
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    Now if I were to review these cats…
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    To answer Anjel’s question from this morning: apparently cats were destined to rule the internet before it even existed,...
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    I wonder about you cat people….
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    YES PLEASE THANK YOU VERY MUCH
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