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VIDEO: Existential French Cat of the Day

C’ést pas facile d’être un chat…

IT’S NOT EASY being a cat. All that free time between sleeping, eating and being stand-offish towards human beings has to be filled somehow.

Enter Henri, a morose and nihilistic feline who has been spending his time pondering the big questions about life. Why are we here? What is life for? Why can’t I eat those delicious-looking budgies?

Henri appeared in his first video in 2007 and now has has his own Twitter page (sample tweet: “My life is a week without a weekend”) and a Facebook page where he talks about his life filled with ennui and a lack of opposable thumbs. We feel his pain.

And here’s the original from 2007:

(YouTube credit: Will Braden)

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