Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Colonel Meow

From unnamed adoptee to sourpuss supernova. Watch as The Pet Collective and “memesperts” from BuzzFeed, Cheezburger, and Tumblr recap the meteoric rise of an Internet blue-chipper, Colonel Meow.

1. This is Colonel Meow, pictured here with his bevy of choice, Scotch (one ice cube only, thank you). He was rescued from a shelter in Seattle late in 2011 by his owner, Anne Marie Avey. Today, he commands a following of thousands on his social media feeds.

Source: The Pet Collective

2. What explains this unlikely celebrity? Is it his BIG eyes, or his even BIGGER hair?

Source: The Pet Collective

3. Is it his loving cat mom, who has curated an elaborate backstory spun around his impending world domination?

Source: The Pet Collective

4. Or is it something different altogether? WATCH AND LEARN!

View this embed ›

Hope you enjoyed Memed, our brand new original TPC series that focuses on the most famous animal superstars on the Interwebs. We will show you how these ordinary pets have morphed into pop culture icons or memes, and give you a glimpse at the wild roller coaster ride that is Internet fame. Check back every Monday for a new installment!

Check out more articles on!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!



    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency a week after a deadly terror attack on a beach hotel.
    • Some 150 migrants stranded in the French city of Calais stormed the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to make it to British territory.
    • One person was killed and two others were seriously injured Friday when an air medical transport helicopter crashed in Colorado.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing