This museum has an exhibit on the 'online cats' phenomenon

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The Internet Is Made of Cats: Exhibit Traces Phenomenon

The Internet is made of cats.

They are the celebrities around which millions of photos and videos are centered. The phenomenon is so big that there is a whole movie festival dedicated to footage showing these creatures.

But how did that happen?

The Museum of the Moving Image in New York is on a quest to trace back the phenomenon and take you on a journey to show you how it began and developed with an exhibit.



The exhibit will be open between August 7, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Until you get there, check out some really awkward cats in this gallery:

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This museum has an exhibit on the 'online cats' phenomenon

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Portrait of a girl with her cat outdoors on the beach on a sunny day.

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White cat standing in bath tub.

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A young female domestic ginger cat jumping in mid air.

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A tubby Tabby relaxing.

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