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Cat’s Shopping Adventure Goes Viral

Cat’s Shopping Adventure Goes Viral

A video capturing a cat owner’s playful attempt to bond with her feline friend during a trip to a Home Depot store has taken the internet by storm on Instagram.

The adorable clip was shared by Louie (@louiethelilacragdoll), the Instagram account belonging to a one-year-old lilac ragdoll cat. Since its upload on January 31, the video has collected an impressive 11.3 million views.

Accompanied by a caption that reads, “Trying to bond with my male cat, but idk [I don’t know] what men do for fun, so I took him to Home Depot. I think it’s working,” the footage captures the cat sitting comfortably inside a shopping cart as it is wheeled through the store’s aisles.

While cats are typically known for their independence, they are also capable of forming strong bonds with their human companions. Taking the time to connect with them can be a rewarding experience.

A study published in September 2019 in Current Biology revealed that cats exhibit distinct attachment styles towards their human caregivers, shedding light on the depth of their socio-cognitive abilities.

In the viral video, the cat can be seen meowing curiously from the cart, expressing interest in various items as it “purrs at the tools” and “checks prices of the wood.” The playful interaction between the cat and its owner has captured the hearts of viewers.

Instagram users have been quick to share their delight in the cat’s Home Depot adventure, with one user commenting, “As a man, I can tell you that you made the right choice.”

Another user humorously suggested outfitting the cat with “lil gloves and a lil vest” for its shopping spree.

While some playful concerns were raised by imaginative viewers, the lighthearted video continues to bring smiles to all who watch it.

Emma, who has a journalism education, enthusiastically writes articles for our dog blog. She combines her love for writing with her deep fondness for dogs to create engaging and informative content. Emma's work reflects her commitment to sharing heartwarming stories and valuable insights about our beloved canine companions.