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Cute Kitties and Kinky Pups: The Best Photos From a Wild Weekend in St. Louis

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Caroline Yoo, Jon Gitchoff
In the most serendipitous of schedule sync-ups, the St. Louis debut of two nationally renowned, animal-themed events -- the Internet Cat Video Festival and the International Puppy Contest -- made last weekend an historic and exciting one for the city.

Both events let animal lovers glory in the public exhibition of what might typically be a private pleasure, whether it's the chance to lolz at YouTube clips of kitties or to compete in paraphilic puppy play dressed in kinky leather straps.

Internet Cat Video Festival

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All photos by Caroline Yoo
Meow, THIS is how you get into the spirit of a cat video festival!
Cat lovers found the Internet Cat Video Festival at the Contemporary Art Museum was the purrrfect event. The festival kicked-off with the winning video from the first-ever St. Louis Cat Video Contest: a short, tightly-edited clip of Cricket the cat ringing a bell for treats.

See also: VIDEO: Cricket the Kitty Wins Internet Cat Film Festival Contest with Mad Bell-Ringing Skills

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Mimicking the fastidious grooming habits of a fellow feline.
Then feline enthusiasts sporting ears, tails, whiskers and collars got a chance to see this year's collection of the best clips from the Cannes of cat videos, the Internet Cat Video Festival, originally founded in Minneapolis.

See also: The Internet Cat Video Festival is Coming to St. Louis, LOLZ

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This is the woman every "Cat Lady" wants to be.
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She's been waiting for a chance to bust out that pink collar.

More purrrrrfect photos from the Internet Cat Film Festival on page two! And more from the International Puppy Contest after that...


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Moe_Syslak
Moe_Syslak

Fucking hell, I don't know which is more disturbing!

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