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Cat outsmarted by laser pointer taped to its head

He seems nonplussed by the tape keeping it there.


Mike Fenn

Internet Culture

Posted on Sep 1, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 4:28 pm CDT

We all know that torturing cats with laser pointers is great fun. But what happens when the one torturing your cat … is your cat?

YouTube user Alex Burkovskiy decided to get an answer to this question and strapped a laser pointer onto the head of his cat. The results are as hilariously adorable as you would expect.

The video, which was shot in January, recently blew up on Reddit.

“Finally a way for my cat to get some exercise without me doing anything,” redditor Mac-is-OK said.

Another redditor, residentskitz, shared his own video of doing the same thing to his dog.

Cats are independent animals, and this is one more way that we are making sure that they stay so. Now if only we can get them to feed themselves.

Screengrab via Alex Burkovskiy/YouTube 

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*First Published: Sep 1, 2014, 12:43 pm CDT