I guess the old saying is true that there’s somebody out there for everybody, because otherwise I would have NO idea how to explain that Catarchy — a Facebook group for anarchist cat owners — is something that actually exists, other than apparently anarchists like cats as much as the rest of the internet does. At any rate the group, which currently boasts 1,547 members, is real and I’m 99% certain it’s not a joke. Their “about” statement reads (anarchists don’t use capital letters or punctuation, because, anarchy!):
lots of anarchists have cats, this is a group for anarchists to post pictures of their cats in, or if you don’t have cats you can look at the pictures, and talk about cats maybe
So yeah. In a nutshell, they post pictures of cats with anarchist captions about their cats. Anyway, I like cats, and there was only one way this was going to go, so here are my Top 10 Favorite Cat Posts From Catarchy:
Mudd in a box. Reclaiming the waste of capitalism
he is PABU! he lays around while i work to feed him. and then he makes me clean his toilet.
This is Gypsy, and she’s a state socialist. She’s grown fat off the exploration of the workers under the guise of a people’s commonwealth.
This is my cat Gwen. She likes to sleep, eat, and scratch fascists.
“Our masters have not heard the people’s voice for generations and it is much, much louder than they care to remember.”
― Alan Moore, V for Vendetta
Master Baby Kitty Goss and sidekick Lolo contemplate whether to postpone the annihilation of oppressors until after breakfast.
Oberon Mabon Weasley Jarrett, arguing against the means of production being at the disposal of the bourgeoisie
This is my new cat Emma! I picked her up from the humane society yesterday, her hobbies include subverting capitalism, fighting the patriarchy and playing with string.
Jimi bewildered by the extent of capitalist excess
Pax follows me everywhere I go, including in to the bathroom. He is protesting Big Brother and wants to express the feeling of constantly being watched.