Catroulette Is Just Like Chatroulette, Except With Adoptable Cats

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Well it’s about time something good was inspired by Chatroulette, outside of dudes singing “Call Me Maybe” while wearing bikinis.

Reports the Huffington Post:

A group of Belgian cat adoption agencies have created a new adoption website based off the widely popular, if entirely unpredictable, Chatroulette phenomenon.

Basically a feline spin-off, with an abundance of warm and fuzzies, Catroulette shows visitors what is apparently a live stream of various cats that need good homes.

In the original version, webcams brought a seemingly endless procession of strangers into users’ bedrooms, allowing face-to-face interactions that ranged from the friendly, to the sexual, to the hilariously bizarre. If users don’t like what they see, they can “Next” the person to switch to someone new.

I could seriously watch this all day. Well done, Catroulette folk. You know how to pull at the internet’s heartstrings. I’ve already devoted about 15 minutes to playing around on it and gosh-darnit if I don’t feel overcome with the urge to adopt a cat. Specifically, this one…


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Brett has been a New York Times contributing writer, a national affairs reporter for Yahoo! News, and a writer/editor at Gawker Media. Brett has also written for Esquire, Yahoo! Sports, Deadspin, Complex, Gourmet, Hazlitt, Animal, Gambit, and Dealbreaker.

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