“It's Just a Cat,” the cat scare supercut: In horror movies, spring-loaded cats can jump out of anywhere.

People in Horror Movies Are Always Being Pelted With Cats

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Oct. 8 2013 10:35 AM

People in Horror Movies Are Always Being Pelted With Cats

If you’re tiptoeing around a horror movie, you better watch out: You’re probably about to get pelted with a cat. Those things are hiding everywhere: cupboards, closets, car engines ... and they always jump out hissing and angry as if spring-loaded, or thrown by the director from off-screen.

For the complete list of movies in this supercut, head over to Slacktory (just watch out for cats).

Forrest Wickman is a Slate senior editor. He writes and edits for Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

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