The Lazy Cat That Represents Our National Mood

Why is this cat, whose documented adorable laziness was put on YouTube in 2007, suddenly zipping around today? Nobody knows. But we’re very close to an influx of doctoral candidate dissertations about the relation between viral videos and current events, the economy, the weather, etc. Maybe lazy cat will be an endnote. Awww:

Please don’t fill the comment section with comments about how the cat probably has some sort of neurological disorder that we shouldn’t be making fun of. Sometimes a lazy cat is just a lazy cat. (Thanks, Edith!)