ZeFrank1, the producer of the hilarious but informative “True facts about the [name animal here]”, has apparently sold his soul to to Big Cat Food, just like Henri and Grumpy Cat before him. It’s inevitable. However, this three-minute video for Friskies—while not identified as the product of ZeFrank1, but which resembles his videos and has a voiceover that sounds identical—is the best sell-out ever.
Watch as a resident cat instructs a new kitten on the ways of the staff.
Bonus: the kitten looks a lot like Jerry Coyne the Cat!
This is a bit gruesome, but on the whole very touching, so if you don’t want to see pictures of a dead cat, or of its cremated remains, read no further.
What began as a reddit post about a Buddhist funeral for a cat, held in Tokyo in 2009, turned into an imgur series showing the funeral from corpse to urn to shrine. It’s pretty amazing, and testifies to the love in which these people held their moggie.
I won’t show all the pictures, as there are many, but here are a few, beginning with a photo of a pet funeral home. The Japanese do love their animals!
The altar in front of the cremation slab: