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Cat belts out Journey's "Don't Stop Believing"
August 25, 2013 10:13 AM   Subscribe

'Just a small-time cat, livin' in a lonely world.' Cat puppet. Journey lyrics.
posted by angrycat (29 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
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posted by angrycat at 10:15 AM on August 25, 2013


Automatic favorite, sight unseen.
posted by Bwithh at 10:31 AM on August 25, 2013 [2 favorites]


Too short; ought to have used real cat.
posted by BlueHorse at 10:45 AM on August 25, 2013 [3 favorites]


Nightmare fuel.
posted by lunasol at 10:50 AM on August 25, 2013 [4 favorites]


I think we will look back at this as the beginning of the end of the popularity of cat videos, Journey songs, and the Internet altogether.
posted by borborygmi at 10:53 AM on August 25, 2013 [5 favorites]


I was simultaneously thinking "This is painfully thin" and "I want more." It walks the line.
posted by psoas at 10:57 AM on August 25, 2013 [2 favorites]


I can't hear this song anymore without thinking...

Poor Meadow :(
posted by painquale at 10:57 AM on August 25, 2013


It wasn't a listenable song when it was new, and slapping a cat (in any form) on it doesn't improve it.
posted by Thorzdad at 11:04 AM on August 25, 2013


In the full-length video, the camera pulls back to show Steve Perry with his hand in the puppet, and then pulls further back to show a cat with his paw in Steve Perry's ass.
posted by pracowity at 11:05 AM on August 25, 2013 [8 favorites]


> It wasn't a listenable song when it was new, and slapping a cat (in any form) on it doesn't improve it.

Yeah, Boston's "More than a Feeling" really was the true gospel.
posted by planetesimal at 11:16 AM on August 25, 2013 [2 favorites]


I hate Journey and don't really like cats, and yet I find myself strangely drawn in...
posted by threeants at 11:23 AM on August 25, 2013


Much like a hot oil enema, this was better than the Glee version.
posted by delfin at 11:30 AM on August 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


Why so much hate for immortal patriotic classic rock anthem sung by almost-alive cute cat??
posted by Bwithh at 12:10 PM on August 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


Wait, he never even gets to the chorus. What a letdown.
posted by planetesimal at 12:15 PM on August 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


I'm not clicking the link because I can *still* play out the entire fucking song in my head -with lyrics? with at least most of the lyrics - as though it's playing on the radio and it's still 1981 and well my own Proustian ratatouille is my own but suffice it to say I've had enough of it, thanks.

(I will now, most likely, because I am weak, go click the link).
posted by From Bklyn at 12:16 PM on August 25, 2013


Version with actual kittens frolicking
posted by Bwithh at 12:23 PM on August 25, 2013


This was recommended to me the other day on the YouTube trending page, and I found that I liked it way more than I probably should have. I think it was the moment where the cat puppet was moving his head in time to the beat that won me over.

Also, if a full version of this isn't playing at every Red Wings game from now on, I will be sorely disappointed.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 1:28 PM on August 25, 2013


Somewhat Sopranos ending, I thought
posted by Dub at 1:33 PM on August 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


This is more of a dog puppet song than a cat puppet song. A cat puppet might sing Kate Bush or a cat puppet might sing the Scorpions, but not Journey. It's just true.
posted by Francolin at 2:28 PM on August 25, 2013 [4 favorites]


Am I the only one who found the puppet frightening?
posted by kathrynm at 2:57 PM on August 25, 2013


Nope.
posted by Solomon at 3:00 PM on August 25, 2013


Lame and kinda creepy.
posted by Seekerofsplendor at 5:45 PM on August 25, 2013


I lost it between 1:01 and 1:11. Just purrfect!

sorry, couldn't resist.
posted by Frayed Knot at 5:50 PM on August 25, 2013


I think we will look back at this as the beginning of the end of the popularity of cat videos, Journey songs, and the Internet altogether.

Don't stop believing!
posted by nubs at 8:40 PM on August 25, 2013


More cat puppets doing strange things.
posted by boilermonster at 9:29 PM on August 25, 2013


Was that... was that Crispin Glover?
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord at 10:51 PM on August 25, 2013


Uncatty valley.
posted by tresbizzare at 2:01 PM on August 26, 2013 [1 favorite]


Real cat or no, my cats will probably seek revenge on me in the night out of sympathy.
posted by Joey Michaels at 5:35 PM on August 26, 2013


via laughing squid

via BoingBoing..via...via...via....the original source, like almost everything these days, was Reddit, which talks about the reason the puppet was made, and the movie the puppet was made for. Apparently those eyes light up.
posted by AzraelBrown at 7:05 AM on August 27, 2013


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