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    Humans Have Been Laughing At Cats Since The 1800s

    LOLCAT ALERT. Or LOLPussy? Did people call cats pussies back then?

    The year was 1896. The president was named Grover. Leg o' mutton sleeves were all the rage.

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    And in Thomas Edison's studio, they decided to use the state-of-the-art technology of "film" to record...

    ...cats boxing.

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    Cats: Clearly not into it.

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    So not into it.

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    Poor kittiessssss

    If you need more proof that LOLCats were invented in the 1890s:

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