The First Annual Cat Video Film Festival

On Thursday, August 30, history was made at Walker Art Center as the first ever Cat Video Festival was held. Here are 76 videos that were chosen among thousands of submissions to be shown and nominated in various CATegories – plus pictures live from the event. If you weren’t one of the lucky thousands who made it out, you can still vote for best in show up until September 7!

1. Introduction

2. Comedy

Patty Cake Cats, by Seth Miller

Gary’s Disgusted, by ClintWeiler

Talking Cat, by cutefurrytales

Cat Acts Like Dog, by TushiRIT

Cat Barks Like Dog, by noobdaily

Nom Nom Nom Cat, by k1pperiz

Cat Meowing Weird, by Takahura

Cats Scream Yawns, by theindiemachines

Cat Burp, by iveftfirecracker

Underwater Treadmill Cat, by neosurrealist

Cat Shower, by HolaKenty

Cat Alarm Clock, by GarrulousCrap

Why Won’t He Wake Up? , by Mitone Cooke

Peek-A-Boo Suitcase Cat, by cmbt89

Yes Cats, by Gattacapa

Kittens Dancing, by tariqwahl

Kitten Freak Out, by 100disks

Kittens Riding Vacuum, by melodyparris

Kitten Train, by SpaceyStacy88

Kitten Pounce on Dog, by pratvids

Kitten Can’t Jump, by RoAsTLevin

23. Drama

Kitten vs. Two Scary Things, by ignoramusky

Stalking Cat, by lowdope

Cat vs Cat Balloon, by CarlyandRobert

Dramatic Cat – Orchestral, by John Pickup

WTF Kitty, by DidHEDiedChannel

The OMG Cat, by Davincipop

Persian on Bed, by akkitom1

Banana Security, by richfofo

White Cat on Two Legs, by crazystuff103

Orange Cat Gone, by teakdc

Angry Cobra Cat, by shoutitallloud

Serious SOS Cat, by DogsAnimalsCats

Little Cat Provokes Big Cat, by phunit

Cat Jump Fail, by FiatVeronica

37. Foreign

Kittens in Bowls, by lpoleschtschuk

Gatonovela, by flix

Les Chats Ninjas, by faireset2

I am Maru 4, by mugumogu

Happy Birthday Cat, by tomomama3

Les Vieux Cons, by faireset2

Cat Scratches Butt, by xanaduvista

44. Animated

Simon’s Cat, by simonscat

Sushi Cats, by TandNPeanuts

Welcome to Kitty City, by cyriak

Boots and Cats, by AfferatteDesign

48. DOCUMENTARY

Catvertising, by johnst172

Space Cats, by andyfreeberg

Engineer’s Guide, by klusmanp

51. 100 Ways to Love a Cat, by travisandjonathan

Facts on Cats, by richfofo

Cat Show Trailer, by Madden Meiners

54. Musical

The Internet is Made of Cats, by rathergoodstuff

Nora, the Piano Cat, the Sequel, by burnellyow

Kitty Cat Dance, by steveibsen

Island Kitty, by jordan9148

Trololo Cat, by thetoaster2006

Catsik ft. Exkitten – Swagga, by KrashOPS

Live PopTart Nyan Cat, by BradJohnsen

Sky Mall Kitties, by ninakatchadourian

62. Art House

Cory Arcangel, by coryarcangel

Noodle Cup Heads, by shironekoshiro

Slow Motion Kitten, by mundomudado2010

Purring Face, by dangerbird64

Cat Puke, by slaveclothes

67. Lifetime Achievement

Kittens Inspired by Kittens, by blakekelly0

Surprised Kitty, by rozzzafly

Keyboard Cat, by chuckieart

70. People’s Choice

Dubstep Cat, by xga66erx

Two Talking Cats, by TheCatsPyjaaaamas

Nonono Cat, by MrDron059

Cat Mom Hugs Baby Kitten, by dragomirnet86

Maru Slides into Boxes, by mugumogu

Nyan Cat, by saraj00n

Henri 2, Paw de Deux, by WillBraden

78. The best pictures from the festival:

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Photographing Lil Bub!

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Will Branden of Seattle winning the Peoples Choice Award for “Henri Part 2.”

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