The Internet Is Made of Cats

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Every Saturday, something strange happens. On the /b/ message board of, users post pictures of cat. A lot of them. It’s “Caturday,” the weekly dumping of cat pictures on 4chan’s random-themed message board. An early instance of the cat meme, it makes little sense to many people. Let’s explore the meaning behind the plethora of cats on the Internet and ask not only “Where do they come from?” but also “Why am I still laughing at my ninth viewing of this cat video?”

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Emerging Small Animal Diseases, Part 1

After many hours of studying a great number of scholarly articles and after several interviews I’m finally in the process of compiling the most important information in an essay. I will share here some of my findings:

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