Cat Videos: The Science Behind the CutePublished August 15, 2011
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Cat videos with millions of clicks may seem spontaneous, but according to the great minds at Kittywood Studious, there's a lot more to viral kitten videos than a camera and a cat.
For instance, during protests of "No more boxes!" in the writer's room, Kittywood's head writer is seen saying, "If you don't want to do your job and put Maru in a box, I'll find someone who can."
Then there's storyboarding, CGI, puppetry, and dueling egos.
If all that development is stressing you out, try enjoying the finished product. Here's a classic Maru video.