For reasons known only to the wealthiest 1 percent, redditors at r/adviceanimals—a haven on the social news site for those who post image macros—have become enthralled with a menagerie of aristocratic animals.
This seemingly new meme has roots at least a year old, with Aristocat, who in turn is like an even richer, old-money version of the I Should Buy A Boat Cat. The earliest r/adviceanimals Artistocat post, from August 2011, isn’t particularly funny:
But, especially since being revived Sunday, Aristocat has noticeably improved.
And Aristocat has plenty of colleagues, like the oddly named bureaucrat bear.
Here’s a more specific bear.
Some sort of bird…
A more specific bird…
And finally, a mouse.
Of course, not everyone’s a fan.
Photo via Memecrunch