The History Of Caturday

Why are all these cats in my stream every Saturday? Because it's Caturday Folks! But just what IS the furry friend holiday all about?

Caturday has been around since roughly 2006. For some perspective that's older than the public version of Facebook, Twitter and almost as old as You Tube. The tradition is pretty simple. On Saturdays, people on various websites, (starting with 4chan and gaining mass popularity on site "I Can Has Cheezburger") people would post pictures of cats with funny text know as "lolspeak". Lolspeak is a type of broken English, generally grammatically incorrect, almost a type of "baby talk", that can often included well known internet memes. This adds to the humor as you can sort of imagine the cat speaking in that "child like way" to explain the situation it is displayed in.

Putting cats in funny poses with funny text actually dates back to the 1800's such as the example "Five O'clock Tea" below from photographer Harry Whitter Frees.

Caturday is a fun, cute way to express a very old internet tradition. So why not partake? Create your own funny lolcat picture and share with G+!

Now you know!

Caturday Maker –> http://memegenerator.net/memes/search?q=cat

#caturday #meme #caterday #lolspeak #nowyouknow #themoreyouknow

The History Of Caturday

The History Of Caturday

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65 Comments
  1. Jack Continent says

    ..where's my cup..

  2. ?? says

    cute

  3. Francis Cerrón Mendoza says

    is not caturday…
    is #revangeofthefifth

  4. Magnus Fahlén says

    Thanks + Amanda Blain … ^^

  5. Amanda Blain says

    + Bobbi Jo Woods + Joseph Lee + stephanie wanamaker + Shirese Louie 🙂

  6. stephanie wanamaker says

    + Amanda Blain thanks for explanation still dont like it though LOL

  7. Shirese Louie says

    I have nothing against Caturday…I do hate they "talk" like that. Sorry. I envision my cat with perfect grammar.

  8. Bobbi Jo Woods says

    Oh, + Amanda Blain – I LOVE YOU. And so does + Caturday!

  9. Caturday says

    O YES. YESH, I DO LUFF + Amanda Blain ?
    WIF AWL MY FURRY LIL HARTZ

  10. LUZ DARY CHAGUALA DIAZ says

    tan hermoso tan divino no es genial

  11. Robert Misner says

    And knowing is half the battle. Apparently the other half is cat pictures, but still.

  12. Joseph Lee says

    This needs to be a "The More You Know!"

  13. LUZ DARY CHAGUALA DIAZ says

    x-(

  14. Caturday says

    + Joseph Lee Y U NO CIRCLE CATURDAY? I LUFF YOO

    + Amanda Blain TENK U FOR CIRCLING ME!

  15. Amanda Blain says

    ha added + Joseph Lee 😀

  16. Amanda Blain says

    + matthew rappaport … ?'s caturday too

  17. Joseph Lee says

    + Caturday I have circled you, my body is ready

  18. Rajendra Nath Mehrotra says

    So life without cats is meaninless…

  19. Amanda Blain says

    Pretty Much… + Rajendra Nath Mehrotra my cat is super important to me 🙂

  20. Samia Elsaid says

    cats r always fun,i love em

  21. Soso Perez says

    lol

  22. Rebecca Schofield says

    YaY! #caturday !

  23. Soso Perez says

    Hahaha

  24. Jake Kern says

    BRILLIANT!!!

  25. Eliane Santos says

    Is beautifulllllllll…

  26. Kingsley Stevens says

    i so love cats

  27. Keith Hair says

    Happy Caturday everyone.

  28. Soso Perez says

    Totally funny

  29. Christopher Lira says

    I think it's time for good ok Lira to "caturize" this day 😉

  30. Christopher Lira says

    Then again maybe not lol

  31. Adam Waite says

    This "Caturday" thing makes me think there's no hope left in humanity.

  32. Soso Perez says

    Wat??

  33. Sophia Cartledge says

    + Soso Perez SoSo's my nickname too!

  34. Sophia Cartledge says

    Hey guys, guess what? It's..it's….Cince de Mayo!!!! And by the way Ms. Amanda, Happy Caturday to ya too!!!

  35. Maribeth Miller says

    ok then

  36. Wayne Radinsky says

    Lolspeak is not grammatically incorrect! It just has a different grammar.

    The whole Bible has been translated into lolspeak, see http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=Genesis_1

    The site has pages explaining how to translate between English and lolspeak, see http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=How_to_speak_lolcat

  37. Amanda Blain says

    + Linda Dee 🙂

  38. rose kaetzel says

    so cute

  39. Amanda Blain says

    I'm attempting to appeal to the masses + Wayne Radinsky 🙂 and to the average new user.. the 'spelling mistakes' turn a lot of people off caturday.. I'm informing thats part of the culture/fun :)?

  40. Wayne Radinsky says

    Oh, so I'm just being a 'cat grammar nazi'

  41. rose kaetzel says

    so cute

  42. Ben Namovicz says

    happy caturday

  43. Juan Tangarife says

    jajajja

  44. ANITA GHAFFARI says

    cuteeeeeeeeeeeeee

  45. khalid mir says

    nic dear,i luv dis

  46. barbara mudlaff says

    koty to istne gwiazdy fotografii

  47. Ryan Davis says

    ujie persnity uiopok

  48. barbara mudlaff says

    nie wiem co piszesz ale mnie te fotki podobaj? si?

  49. oled ahmed says

    Ilove cat

  50. Yixian Bao says

    Cats

  51. VIMOD MV says

    nice

  52. VIMOD MV says

    nice

  53. sonu nayak says

    Cute…………..

  54. John Spade says

    + Squirrel Saturday is new though 🙂

  55. barbara mudlaff says

    no ?wietne ))))))

  56. levi siddle says

    hahahahahaha

  57. sonu nayak says

    He he he he he he he

  58. Kabir abdelwahab says

    I feel at home

  59. Dickson ARAP NGENO says

    owesomedats great
    ,

  60. Desi Räntsch says

    I love it

  61. Rodolfo Domaoal says

    oh great!

  62. Maraba Lwatingu says

    Ooh Amanda u look beautifil

  63. Desi Räntsch says

    I have also a cat I love him so much.

  64. oled ahmed says

    ilove it

  65. oled ahmed says

    hahahahahaha stupid

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