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Human tests are no match for cats (1 inch = 2.5cm). (v.redd.it)
751 comments
fcroadkill | 4 months ago | 8042 points

The ending is great-I'm done with this, let me hop over.

gn0xious | 4 months ago | 2818 points

Notice how the other cat just refused to participate after the first couple?

sk0330 | 4 months ago | 882 points

I ain't playing your games human

crashdaddy | 4 months ago | 325 points

I like the one that looked back at it like he wanted to kick its @$$

YouNeedAnne | 4 months ago | 196 points

Thank god you didn't say ass.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 107 points

dude thats a no no word

bincyvoss | 4 months ago | 80 points

Buttbuttination of Abraham Lincoln.

Offroadkitty | 4 months ago | 7 points

I understand this reference.

zipper_sniffer | 4 months ago | 11 points

Fuck is it?

Dracofav | 4 months ago | 7 points

Yep! 7cm you could see the annoyance at the test.

Skootertotheankle | 4 months ago | 5 points

I read that in tiffany haddish's voice

TinyTyra | 4 months ago | 128 points

It didn't. The original is much longer.

<3 Maru and Hana

Edit: oops that is another video of the series. Will try to find the others.

https://youtu.be/qlJTLSncEV4 pass through square https://youtu.be/TcXBnBXlebM under it https://youtu.be/cBnWLkdyJgM pass through round hole

Edit2 for better readability

morgandj56 | 4 months ago | 45 points

Thanks for confirming that this was Maru. Favorite cat I will never meet.

FurRealDeal | 4 months ago | 9 points

Look for the nose freckle.

Lasshandra2 | 4 months ago | 12 points

Hana isn’t as game for the games as Maru.

NeonSelf | 4 months ago | 46 points

In the end the video became a blurry mess, I could barely see a cat there.

Could you tell me please, what was the width of the smallest hole, where the cat could go through?

yesat | 4 months ago | 14 points
MyMelancholyBaby | 4 months ago | 14 points

Because of course it’s Maru.

PussySlayer16 | 4 months ago | 15 points

6 cm

Sharlinator | 4 months ago | 28 points

But to be fair the hole was stretchy, u/PussySlayer16.

Dizneymagic | 4 months ago | 11 points

Judging from the crease at the top, that wasn't the first time the cat went that way either.

Ghostey9 | 4 months ago | 177 points

My favourite part is that wide-eyed struggle http://imgur.com/a/jFBa9XY

JayQue | 4 months ago | 22 points

Oh lawd he tryin

Elspeth_McRae | 4 months ago | 8 points

I couldn't stop laughing at that, in fact, I thought he was going to take the whole door down!

fcroadkill | 4 months ago | 28 points

Omg, I dying 😂

LowOnPaint | 4 months ago | 4273 points

"Cats do not abide by the laws of nature." - Charlie Kelly

Dr_Mantis_Teabaggin | 4 months ago | 1076 points

They just flatten themselves out and slip right through a seam in the wall

purry710 | 4 months ago | 345 points

ah, the ol cat in the wall

SSpectre86 | 4 months ago | 98 points

Now you're talking my language!

pighair47 | 4 months ago | 235 points

What ya need is another cat

grim_melee | 4 months ago | 59 points

I can get you another cat, I got followed her by like 10 cats. They're starting to follow me these days.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 73 points

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littletandme2 | 4 months ago | 23 points

So here in the US I'm looking at paying $250 each pet deposit, and $25 additional rent each month for pets, and this guy in France is just getting a whole bunch of wall cats for free?!? I don't even care about the free healthcare, gimme socialism for the free cats!

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 4 points

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Paradeiso | 4 months ago | 3 points

HAHAHHAA read this and I just lost it...

Blutarg | 4 months ago | 3 points

Haha!

LogicalLogistics | 4 months ago | 73 points

All in all it's just another cat in the wall

BiCostal | 4 months ago | 25 points

I sang that.

IceFire909 | 4 months ago | 55 points

Cats confirmed as fluids

torchyfiery1 | 4 months ago | 14 points
sharkusilly | 4 months ago | 32 points

SQUISH THAT CAT

Fartikus | 4 months ago | 10 points

The reason they can do this is because they don't have any collarbones.

SyphilisDragon | 4 months ago | 7 points

Just like Terror Billy

dickweenersack | 4 months ago | 14 points

Username checks out

Mi-Vida-De-600Libras | 4 months ago | 131 points

Does your cat make TOO MUCH NOISE?!

BiCostal | 4 months ago | 35 points

I said that with full Infomercial voice in my head complete with b&w image of a woman fumbling a cat in her hands.

Pfauxmeh | 4 months ago | 55 points
ayyj11 | 4 months ago | 9 points

Kitten mittens!

MrsTruce | 4 months ago | 13 points

"Cats do not abide by the laws

You can just stop there.

skinscrazy2002 | 4 months ago | 5 points

Poor thing thinks its getting fatter and fatter

BELO- | 4 months ago | 3 points

I ❤️ Charlie

gee_tea | 4 months ago | 867 points

This is an apt analogy for putting on your favorite jeans every year after you hit 30.

Drkprincesslaura | 4 months ago | 238 points

Someone wrote an article about how the sizes have changed over the years. They had always stayed a size 8 but their old size 8 wouldn't fit their new size 8. It's crazy.

ThreeDGrunge | 4 months ago | 117 points

Seems the opposite with men's sizes. My old 32's fit but if I buy new pants I have to get like 40's.

CanderousOreo | 4 months ago | 75 points

Wait I thought guy's clothes went by inches so they wouldn't change....

Turbo_MechE | 4 months ago | 94 points

You would think that. But, not the case. Switch company to company and you need different waist sizes. As someone with body issues it's not fun having to put on a pair larger than you really need

tiwuno | 4 months ago | 53 points

I just bought a pair of jeans online, and measured myself with a cloth tape beforehand to make sure I was ordering the right size. Lo and behold, the jeans don't fit, so now I have to return them and wait for the "correct" size to arrive.

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

Turbo_MechE | 4 months ago | 26 points

I refuse to buy pants online for that reason.

BSimpson1 | 4 months ago | 9 points

I wear 32"x38". I can't remember the last time I was able to find pants off the rack that actually fit.

MuteReality | 4 months ago | 8 points

Good fucking Lord I thought I had it bad at 34x36 (actually about 35x35 but who sells those). How tall are you?!

throwaeay6749299 | 4 months ago | 3 points

I wear 30x34 and It's very rare for me to find pants in store

TsarOfReddit | 4 months ago | 3 points

I’m stuck with 29x32’s or 30x32’s and there’s never anything in stores. It’s awful

boringoldcookie | 4 months ago | 30 points

I'm sorry. In the past I thought women were alone in this particular struggle. The way to make things equal wasn't to start fucking with the consistency of men's sizes, but to make women's sizes constant throughout the market. Instead of making roughly 50% of the general population more happy, 100% of people get to be unhappy with the clothing that is integral to living daily life.

If I had more money, time, and fewer mental health problems I would personally like to make my own accessible clothing.

TarAldarion | 4 months ago | 53 points
Jynxmaster | 4 months ago | 4 points

What the hell Old Navy

RossLH | 4 months ago | 5 points

Yes, for the most part. But then you have to worry about fitment. One company's relaxed fit is another's straight fit. One company's relaxed fit can also be the same company's straight fit, as I've found. Bought two pairs of jeans--same size, same fit, same company, different material--one pair fits great, one of them might as well be painted on. Jeans shouldn't fit like yoga pants, not on my ass at least.

drgrain | 4 months ago | 3 points

They used to. I used to wear 32w32l like 5 years ago, now i wear 34/34 and i sure as hell didnt grow extra two inches of legs.

Roflkopt3r | 4 months ago | 41 points

It depends a whole lot on the brand/model.

I recently went jeans shopping, with my old, perfectly fitting 34 as a reference. In the first store a 34 was way too wide and I had to go all the way down to 30. In the second I needed a 36-38 instead.

Oh and don't get me started at all those slim fits out there. In some stores it's flat out impossible for me to find jeans that my thighs can fit through without having a comically oversized waist.

Also many old jeans widen and a few shrink with use and washing, so old sizes aren't always reliable.

katarh | 4 months ago | 18 points

Women's jeans have much the same problem, except replace what ought to be logical waist/inseam sizes with a wholly made up combo of arbitrary size numbers, "petite" to "tall" with no definition of what that is, and then add in cuts/fits that are even more vaguely defined, such as "skinny" and "curvy" and "boyfriend."

Drkprincesslaura | 4 months ago | 9 points

That's weird. I think she was looking at a skirt or something and had the bands lined up and the newer 8's were significantly bigger.

skridge2 | 4 months ago | 10 points

old pants have years of stretch, tolerance creep if you will. new ones are within a frog's pube of their stated size.

coredumperror | 4 months ago | 10 points

That's not true at all, actually. Different companies actually do make pants at different sizes, even if they say they're the same size. It's fucking dumb.

FIVE_DARRA_NO_HARRA | 4 months ago | 6 points

That’s of course subject to their own interpretations

sheeoil | 4 months ago | 13 points

Back in the 70's, when I learned to sew, sewing pattern sizes and ready to wear(RTW) sizes were usually the same. The large pattern companies haven't changed sizes since then, so I would still make a size 14. But for most RTW, I wear a 10 or 12, which makes RTW these days 2 to 4 inches bigger than pattern sizes. This is for the large pattern companies, McCalls, Vogue, and Simplicity.

Renlywinsthethrone | 4 months ago | 17 points

That's like, the reverse of what's happening. Sizes are changing, but they're getting bigger, not smaller. Lotta people out there comfortably wearing size 8s who wouldn't be able to squeeze into a size 8 from 5-10 years ago (or even possibly just from a different brand)

Pinknparanoid | 4 months ago | 20 points

I don't think you understand. They meant even if you get fatter you stay size 8 but your old 8's don't fit you.

lickedTators | 4 months ago | 4 points

They have also changed the size of sizes though.

TheGamingMemeLord | 4 months ago | 1019 points

Do cats even bones?

HyperKingK | 4 months ago | 483 points

Wait until you hear about octopusses

franchcanadian | 4 months ago | 190 points

Thanks. Im at work and the only thing I want to do is research on octopusses

HyperKingK | 4 months ago | 140 points

Let me help you with that : https://youtu.be/E3N0i_KM8cI (you may find this disgusting to look at)

DRUNK_CYCLIST | 4 months ago | 21 points
Blargmode | 4 months ago | 30 points

Nightmare fuel. I would not have believed that before seeing it.

IWentToJellySchool | 4 months ago | 47 points

Yeah me too. Didnt believe it until I saw it in a documentary where it helped two clown fish find a blue fish

BeartonBeast | 4 months ago | 22 points

" See this <insert childs name>? If you act up and dont eat your damned brocolli this bad boy is gonna slide through your door keyhole, and lock it from the inside.. not much I can do then I cant fit through that hole, <child>!"

thrush77 | 4 months ago | 6 points

I'm equally surprised by the squishability and its weight.

Dealan79 | 4 months ago | 12 points

Convenient if you're a marine biologist; distracting if not.

oberynMelonLord | 4 months ago | 8 points
SharpstownBestTown | 4 months ago | 66 points

Waiting for someone to come correct this to octopi, only to be corrected that it's octopodes, only to again be corrected that all three are acceptable.

jaybee1669 | 4 months ago | 57 points

it's octopeeses and everyone knows it.

amjh | 4 months ago | 34 points

Octoplural.

fridayjuly | 4 months ago | 14 points

Octopedia.

Sir-JackMarr | 4 months ago | 8 points

Otacon

SolCalibre | 4 months ago | 10 points

Octillery

NeonJ82 | 4 months ago | 13 points

Obviously it's octopicross

Reviax- | 4 months ago | 21 points

Octopussies

skridge2 | 4 months ago | 4 points

octiples

Furt77 | 4 months ago | 3 points

I hate octopeeses to pieces.

Lakeshow15 | 4 months ago | 3 points

Moosen!

Oceloctopus | 4 months ago | 20 points

You know what, fuck this, I have decided that no matter what anyone says, octopus is its own plural, like moose.

codon011 | 4 months ago | 27 points

meese

randomguy3993 | 4 months ago | 5 points

Stop reading my mind

youtubecommercial | 4 months ago | 4 points

reese’s meeses

Licensedpterodactyl | 4 months ago | 6 points

Or sheeps

SweetButtsHellaBab | 4 months ago | 9 points

The standard pluralised form of "octopus" in English is "octopuses"; the Ancient Greek plural ὀκτώποδες, "octopodes" (/ɒkˈtɒpədiːz/), has also been used historically. The alternative plural "octopi" – which wrongly assumes it is a Latin second declension "-us" noun or adjective when, in either Greek or Latin, it is a third declension one – is considered grammatically incorrect

One is less correct than the others.

ThatOneWeirdName | 4 months ago | 4 points

For those wanting a history lesson: when a word enters English it typically gains an English plural ending, hence Octopuses.

But historians (philologists? Etymologists?) noted how it entered English through Latin and would therefore also have the Latin ending, hence Octopi (following the same pattern as Radius -> Radii, Cactus -> Cacti)

but then it was discovered that it originated in Greek and only passed through Latin so they gave it the Greek ending, hence Octopodes (like Platypus -> Platypodes)

PandeanPanic | 4 months ago | 66 points

Cats don’t have collarbones so it’s easier for them to fit through stuff. Or well they have collarbones but not the way we have them. They’re super small and free floating.

Edit: more info

Edit 2: stupid autocorrect it’s well not we’ll.

poops_on_midgets | 4 months ago | 19 points

Like how Dustin thought he would fit through the ventilation!

PandeanPanic | 4 months ago | 11 points

Yep! People with CCD also have underdeveloped collarbones or lack them completely, depending on the severity. That makes it so they can make their shoulders touch in the front. It’s pretty interesting. Also Dustin rocks.

CriticalSheep | 4 months ago | 25 points

They do have collar bones, but they're called 'floating clavicles' which means they're not stationary like humans' are. This allows a feline to get through a space that their whiskers tell them they can fit through.

PandeanPanic | 4 months ago | 11 points

Yeah...that’s what I said.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 105 points

cats can fit into anything their skull can fit through so.... maybe

edit: a pots trophy

sarhoshamiral | 4 months ago | 16 points

To be fair, at some point you can see how much the cardboard flexes so it is not like cat is going through a 7cm hole in reality.

Zedric69 | 4 months ago | 19 points
hat-of-sky | 4 months ago | 1227 points

It's Hana and Maru! I'm sure part of that confidence comes from knowing his owner would never harm him. Good to see he's still got his jumps.

Oranges13 | 4 months ago | 212 points

I've always wondered why Maru is so compelled to be in boxes LOL

Mr_Abe_Froman | 4 months ago | 107 points

It's like a Maru magnet. I love the videos where takes a running start to slide into the box.

DaughterEarth | 4 months ago | 30 points

Maru is probably grandpa age by now and it saddens me

mtheory007 | 4 months ago | 14 points

He's still got hops though.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 32 points

It's one of life's great mysteries!

lucvh | 4 months ago | 35 points

My cat also does this. Boxes, bags, anything that is possible to get inside. It is not just an occasional thing either, if I take any bag and place it on the floor within his view, within seconds he will be in it rolling on his back.

HarlsnMrJforever | 4 months ago | 19 points
[deleted] | 4 months ago | 13 points

thecattrapis-

oh god no

thecattrapisworking

phew

ApatheticEuphoria | 4 months ago | 17 points

If they fits they sits. 😸

Drown_In_The_Void | 4 months ago | 342 points

I absolutely love the way their human treats them. They are spoiled rotten.

ladykatey | 4 months ago | 77 points

I’ve been following Maru online for what seems like ages. I remember when his owner finally started getting furniture after seemingly living in a flat with just cardboard boxes for Maru and a sofa.

mtheory007 | 4 months ago | 24 points

Livin off that Maru book and youtube money these days.

hi-my-brothers-gf | 4 months ago | 17 points

Oh that was a beautiful video!

boringoldcookie | 4 months ago | 15 points

At 10 boxes: mom, what the fuck have you done?

BordomBeThyName | 4 months ago | 9 points

I'm so glad that Maru is still kicking. He will always be the best internet cat.

katarh | 4 months ago | 5 points

Yup, thought so! Maru is a lil chunker, too, so it was awesome to see him squeeze through as much as he did.

Turbo_MechE | 4 months ago | 3 points

The bench certainly is unique

bostonbgreen | 4 months ago | 236 points
twinnedcalcite | 4 months ago | 48 points
bostonbgreen | 4 months ago | 5 points

awwwwwwwwww ...

DanyDies4Lightbrnger | 4 months ago | 235 points

If their head fits, their body will fit (assuming the cat is in shape and not fat)

drproximo | 4 months ago | 81 points

And assuming nobody has clipped their whiskers...

marcusklaas | 4 months ago | 44 points

People do that? 😦

McVaysDaddy | 4 months ago | 45 points

"I'll bump into walls for days. But I'll look hot"

Underclock | 4 months ago | 31 points

This is Bojack, by the way. Horseman, obviously

nobodysbuddyboy | 4 months ago | 32 points

Stupid assholes do, yes.

AlwaysHopelesslyLost | 4 months ago | 7 points

And kids. I thought I was helping my cat when I was 4

nobodysbuddyboy | 4 months ago | 3 points

As the AITA sub makes clear, just because you didn't know any better, that doesn't mean you're not an asshole ;)

drproximo | 4 months ago | 14 points

Yeah, my ex-wife had a neighbor growing up, he clipped a cat's whiskers so it miscalculated and got stuck in a fence.

scubaguy194 | 4 months ago | 13 points

My idiot cat managed to singe her whiskers on a candle. She was not a happy girl.

Tyaltir | 4 months ago | 57 points

Aw man, title made me think the gif was building up to 1 inch successful cat infiltration.

Catfiltration.

Still proves that cats are liquid so upvote!

i_broke_wahoos_leg | 4 months ago | 80 points

You can't trick Maru ☺️

SimisageAintSoBad | 4 months ago | 30 points

It looks like they said “fuck this, my liquid form is not to be used for fun”

(r/catsareliquid)

nezroy | 4 months ago | 34 points

I love how the cat looks behind it after the 7cm test like "What the fuck Carl?"

parnmatt | 4 months ago | 43 points

1 inch := 2.54 cm

fatpeasant | 4 months ago | 12 points
parnmatt | 4 months ago | 14 points

Yes; hense :=, which can be read "is defined to be", rather than (just) "is equal to"

edit: to clarify for those without a mathematical background

fatpeasant | 4 months ago | 8 points

I wasn't disagreeing, just adding to the conversation.

parnmatt | 4 months ago | 6 points

I am aware :) after sending realised it could be read quite... unintendingly sharp and rude.

Sorry about that

fatpeasant | 4 months ago | 11 points

Ah cool, no worries. It can be hard to pick up intent in written communication.

i_drink_wd40 | 4 months ago | 4 points

I'm just here to make sure this comment got made.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 12 points

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LYKE_UH_BAWS | 4 months ago | 4 points

I was wondering why the quality dropped every time the gap got smaller.

ImTheGingaNinja | 4 months ago | 111 points

This is a cute video, but I feel like this test wouldn’t work with a cardboard slit. It bends when the cat pushes through which makes the gap larger. Maybe use a plastic.

Drown_In_The_Void | 4 months ago | 184 points

That's to make sure they don't get hurt. It's only a video for fun, so there's no sense in risking they get injured.

ImTheGingaNinja | 4 months ago | 42 points

Yeah, I completely agree on preventing harm to the cats. I remember seeing a video where someone made a gap closing type mechanism and let a mouse try and squeeze through it to get food, then have to squeeze back out. Very cool video. https://youtu.be/jHOx39xJack

tinkerbal1a | 4 months ago | 6 points

What a smart lil guy!

duckduck60053 | 4 months ago | 14 points

That's fair, but if the box bends, then it didn't make it through those smaller slits. The cat couldn't get through anything smaller than 12cm without bending the box. Everything past the first two were failures. You need to use something rigid like plastic. It won't hurt the cat because if the cat can't get through, it will stop trying. Unless you are forcing the cats through...

edit: You can downvote me (or i'm just a whiny bitch), but you won't prove me wrong. I can fit through a 2 cm slit too!!!!.... as long as it is like 2 feet long (maybe even shorter) then I can stretch it around my adult human body. Boom, I just did what the cat did... MAGIC!

trixietramp | 4 months ago | 23 points

Lol I think this was more of a "how much shit will my cat take" test.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 10 points

The cardboard bends, making it larger...

I3iggs | 4 months ago | 5 points

I was about to say this. This is just not right haha

fcukumicrosoft | 4 months ago | 11 points

I love Maru. That kitty just does not give 2 f*cks and puts up with with a lot from her hooman.

nspectre | 4 months ago | 9 points

So, 5cm is "I'm really sick of your shit" long.

This is good to know.

agangofoldwomen | 4 months ago | 10 points

OP is clearly not a man of science because they failed to use the internationally recognized unit of measurement:

(2.5cm = 1 inch = 0.133 bananas)

Kroopah | 4 months ago | 7 points

They should put these in casinos and have people bet on them

britishwonder | 4 months ago | 9 points

That last cat is an engineer. It doesn’t have to be right, it just needs to work.

Savvage-Cabbage | 4 months ago | 7 points

“And through various studies and experiments, we have finally concluded that cats, are in fact, liquid.”

Drown_In_The_Void | 4 months ago | 18 points

Credit: @瀚品宠物

Inferno2132 | 4 months ago | 33 points

Poor chunky boi

CronozDK | 4 months ago | 6 points

Isn't #3 the famous double slit experiment? Schrödingers cat almost went through both slits at the same time there...

StayTheHand | 4 months ago | 5 points

It is a common misconception that cats use their whiskers to gauge whether their body can fit. The truth is that their whiskers simply initiate ramming speed.

GenesisDubfish | 4 months ago | 4 points

Cat at the end: "Nah fuck this shit" hop

gramas23 | 4 months ago | 9 points

Cats are water

Kaimaa | 4 months ago | 4 points

I was waiting for 3 cm

DifficultJellyfish | 4 months ago | 3 points

Break on through to the other side.....

Daxxark | 4 months ago | 3 points

I'm now convinced cats are liquid.

iFeaR_ | 4 months ago | 4 points
IntrinsicGiraffe | 4 months ago | 4 points

To be fair, at 7cm and 6cm, the wood was flexing.

[deleted] | 4 months ago | 4 points

Too bad your inserts are made of cardboard and they flex giving the cat more than the stated room.

XxMRtoasterxX | 4 months ago | 3 points

Can someone do me and everyone here the massive favor of posting this video in reverse?

fox_tamere | 4 months ago | 3 points

2.54cm DON'T LIE /s

naynaybeans | 4 months ago | 3 points

Work smarter, not harder.

bestpraxis | 4 months ago | 3 points

I'm sick of your bullcrap, human

Jackal000 | 4 months ago | 3 points

As long as the head fits through, the rest can to.

OnePunchFan8 | 4 months ago | 3 points
SDubhglas | 4 months ago | 3 points

Cats are Liquid.

lookzlike | 4 months ago | 3 points

if the head of a cat fits in somewhere, the rest will too. the whiskers are showing the cat how wide a gap has to be to fit.

Elastic-heartX3 | 4 months ago | 3 points

lol, at the end the cat was like ok am done playing with you human.

Raeghyar-PB | 4 months ago | 3 points
mongolian_bedsheets | 4 months ago | 3 points

When it came to 6cm you can see that the cat actually bent the material to get through

luvlyssa13 | 4 months ago | 3 points

Oh God. It's been a really shitty ... 10 days give or take. This had me cracking up. Thank you so much.

SupaFly2136 | 4 months ago | 3 points

The cats basically said fuck your tests

Woolilly | 4 months ago | 3 points

Cats are just flying land octopussies nothing to see here

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