(CATS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) Put your paws together for your favorite kitty! Thursday marked the first year of the Internet Cat Video Film Festival at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, screening the best of the best feline-themed videos. An estimated 10,000 cat lovers and fans showed up to support the contestants, who ranged from internet sensation Maru and his infatuation with cardboard boxes, to Snooky the ticking tabby. The museum showed 79 videos in 75 videos, but only one cat would triumph. It was the existential Henri, le Chat Noir, who took home this year’s Golden Kitty Award. Watch some of the videos below and vote which is your favorite! — Global Animal

Kittens Inspired By Kittens

Snooky and the Metronome


Fat Cat On Underwater Treadmill

Kittens Riding Vacuum

And the Golden Kitty Award goes to…

Henri 2, Paw de Deux

Read the full New York Times article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/movies/at-cat-video-film-festival-stars-purr-for-close-ups.html