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GoPro gives us the cat’s-eye view of a laser pointer chase

This is what a cat sees when it's chasing a laser pointer.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Aug 4, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 5:47 am CDT

We all know that cats look hilariously adorable while fruitlessly chasing laser pointers, but what does that chase look like from the cat’s perspective?

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By strapping a GoPro camera to his cat’s head, YouTube user Tyler Crompton answered that question.

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It’s probably best to avoid this one if you’re prone to motion sickness, because oh boy does it move around a lot. However, it’s still pretty cool to see the world from a cat’s point of view.

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Cat plus GoPro camera. This kind of video is why YouTube was invented.

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Photo via Kerina yin/Wikimedia Commons (PD)

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*First Published: Aug 4, 2015, 9:40 am CDT