Kittens See A Tortoise For The First Time

A scene of sheer wonder and curiosity.

1. “What is this strange looking cat?”

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This is the very first time these little kittens have ever seen anything that isn’t a cat.

2. Getting a closer look…

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“Do you speak cat, sir?”

3. Someone needs to be brave

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“I’m going in, guys.”

4. First Contact

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“It doesn’t appear to be dangerous.”

5. Others get brave…

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“I think it’s wearing some sort of armor.”

6. They close in…

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“We have you surrounded, strange looking cat.”

7. The tortoise don’t care…

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“So guys, uh, now what?”

8. Playtime is over…

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…the tortoise has places to be. So the kittens bid it a confused, “Farewell, strange looking cat.”

“You can’t direct a kitten.” A fact that the filmmakers of “Space Kittens” learned quickly this past weekend when they showed the litter their first ever tortoise in the green screen. As the kittens quickly reacted with bemused curiosity, and with the cameras rolling, the filmmakers further learned quickly that when it comes to directing kittens…you just don’t have to.

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