Vinecats website shows every cat video on Vine, Twitter's new app.
Finally, a Website That Shows You Every Cat Video Posted on Vine
Future Tense
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Jan. 31 2013 2:14 PM

Finally, a Website That Shows You Every Cat Video Posted on Vine

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I don't know what the Internet has been doing for the past seven days, but in a nigh-inexplicable lapse, it took from last Thursday all the way to today for someone to launch a website dedicated solely to pulling in all of the cat videos posted by users of Twitter's new video app, Vine.

Credit goes to photographer and designer Andrew Emond for making a reality at long last. In an email to me, he was humble about the achievement, noting that he just created the site "for a bit of a laugh." But as everyone knows, "a bit of a laugh" is in fact the Internet's highest and noblest purpose, and cat videos its purest expression.


The site comes with a disclaimer alerting visitors that the cat videos are pulled in from Vine automatically in real-time, which means pretty much anything could show up there, up to and including the Internet's other all-consuming obsession. So be warned: "We take no responsibility for non-cat imagery or videos that are less than purr-fect."

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