Internet trends come and go, but pet videos are here to stay.
And finally, video games have a chance to be enjoyed in light of Internet pet virility, thanks to lost, a daring adventure where you explore the world as Ginger Cat. The premise is oh so cute, and the feline protagonist has performed on the hearts of a lot of people in their intended human target audience. but lost Fans also want to clarify that their furry companions are also in the game. Social media has seen a small influx of people reacting by posting videos and pictures of their cats and dogs lost,
In lost, you play as a cat in search of its family in a futuristic dystopia. The game has loads of cat-inspired features and gameplay: You can push a button on your PlayStation 5 controller to make your avatar meow. That sound and cat graphics on screen have piqued the interest of players’ real-life pets, leading to funny reaction videos of cats and dogs reacting to the gameplay. The videos all follow the same format, more or less, with clips of animals on the screen, or just carefully watching the game.
I’ve been playing a lot of Stray and I love it. My cat Totoro likes to watch me play and then he tries to catch the cat on the screen. pic.twitter.com/XPyuJWQHB3
— Elise Favis (@elisefavis) 18 July 2022
Cats aren’t the only pets enjoying the sport. Many people are posting videos of their dogs’ excited reactions lost Too. (A dog almost smashes the television screen, it’s so excited.)
I guess we’ll have to wait until the dog is out before we can play stray. I wanted to get a video because she was watching cats and then she went to the tv
(no tv got hurt no worries) pic.twitter.com/1YfqpQY7uy
— Brianna Lindsay (@glittervelocity) 19 July 2022
Whether it’s silliness at cats playing video games or earnest jokes from cat shelters, the game has inspired some of the top pet peeves posts.
Pet interest speaks to the high-potential work being produced by BlueTwelve Studio, if a game can be both aboutAnd of interest cat’s. The posting trend has an air of those TikTok trends where people play sounds to their pets to see how they react. It’s an absolutely lovely twist on gaming that shows us that maybe we’ve been keeping our pets out of our video games for too long.