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.
What explains this unlikely celebrity? Is it his BIG eyes, or his even BIGGER hair?
Is it his loving cat mom, who has curated an elaborate backstory spun around his impending world domination?
Or is it something different altogether? WATCH AND LEARN!
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!