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Your New Year's resolutions, as demonstrated by cats [VIDEO]

January 03, 2013|By Deborah Netburn

I'm not a huge believer in New Year's resolutions -- they seem designed to make you feel terrible about yourself.  But cats acting out common New Year's resolutions? Now that's an idea I can get behind!

The one-minute video, above, shows 10 popular New Year's resolutions like "learn something new" and "get organized" and "spend more time with friends and family" as illustrated by cute cat videos on YouTube. 

The video was made by Jeff Wysaski, who runs the humor blog Pleated-Jeans. I like it because it is short and funny and cute and sweet. And I am surprised that Wysaski beat Buzzfeed to this particular punch.

One interesting note about cat videos: Despite the myth that the Internet is made of cats, felines aren't necessarily the most popular animals on YouTube. In fact, a YouTube spokesperson told me that dogs are arguably more popular than cats on the video-sharing site. More people upload dog videos than cat videos, and overall, it seems that dog videos have been viewed more than cat videos. 

That being said, I'm not convinced that dogs acting out common New Year's resolutions would be this endearing.


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