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This Inflatable Cat Shooting Art From His Laser Eyes Is Your New Hero

The rising star in the inflatable art-projecting, laser-eyed animal scene takes his act to DC this weekend....and the moon next.

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For too long, laser-enabled cats have reigned terror over our cities.

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Laser Cat's creators and dads, Dave Glass and Killian Cooper, gave BuzzFeed the inside scoop on Laser Cat's ascent to fame and his artistic vision.

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Glass and Cooper, a Barcelona-based duo called Hungry Castle, were originally commissioned to create Laser Cat by The Art Directors Club. The spectacle quickly became an international sensation.

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Laser Cat's next stop: Our nation's capital.

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The Washington Project of the Arts is hosting the sold-out event at The Yards which will feature Thievery Corporation's Eric Hilton as DJ.

Glass told BuzzFeed, "It was my life long dream to be a laser cat." Though Glass remains human, Laser Cat is a source of pride and inspiration.

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​"We like to sit in the front seat. Laser Cat's the hero, we're like his back-up dancer DJs, " Cooper reported. When asked Laser Cat's gender, Glass replied, ​"He's a sex symbol."

Despite growing popularity, Cooper reports that Laser Cat remains true to his roots, "Laser Cat has always had one vision, and that is to celebrate personal art."

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"It doesn't matter if you are Banksy, Koons or Joe Smith, Laser Cat is about you and your art," Cooper told BuzzFeed. To date, 15,000 artworks from a diverse range of artists have been "fed" to Laser Cat.

But pizza art is just as welcome as that of the big names.

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"Art can be subjective, but Laser Cat doesn't care about aesthetics. He's all about getting the work out there, " Glass told Buzzfeed, "If you feed him, he will mash it up in his laser brain and beam it onto the world for you."

But his true ambitions are a bit...out of this world.

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When asked about Laser Cat's dream gig, Glass reported, "The moon. We've been working on this for a while now."

To learn more about Laser Cat's mission, history, and values, watch the complete video.

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