Video Of The Week - Maru, The New Internet Sensation

By Meera Dolasia on December 6, 2010

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To say that Maru, a pudgy male Scottish Fold who resides in Japan, is a media sensation, is an understatement - She has been on numerous television shows, published two books, has her own blog and Facebook page and, her videos on YouTube has attracted over 46 million views!

Why so much interest in a cat?  Well for one, she is cute as a button and, as mischievous as a feline can be - But the main reason she is so popular is her penchant for boxes. According to Maru's owner, the three-year old cannot resist a box - Whenever she sees one, she has to try fit inside it, no matter how small. Since her fans love watching her antics, it makes for a win-win situation for both.

Sources:loevmeow.com, sfist.com

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  • I <3 MaruTuesday, July 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm
    I love maru!!! He/she is so cute! I love it when the slim box falls over!
    • joshue
      joshueFriday, May 29, 2015 at 8:47 am
      cute
      • unknowThursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:01 am
        he/she like to go in boxes
        • yoblingo
          yoblingoWednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:41 pm
          i love maru he is the cutest cat in the world {3
          • Marufan175Monday, May 11, 2015 at 10:18 am
            OMG!!! I always have to check out Maru on youtube when i go on. I was surprised when Maru appeared on Dogo!
            • foxyMonday, May 11, 2015 at 9:52 am
              this is very funny
              • BLACK KNIGHTFriday, May 8, 2015 at 6:51 am
                THE CAT IS AWSOME AND CUTE
                • luigi12345
                  luigi12345Friday, May 1, 2015 at 9:08 am
                  Thats funny
                  • williamTuesday, April 21, 2015 at 2:26 pm
                    this cat is so cute
                    • nunyabeezwaxFriday, March 13, 2015 at 10:32 am
                      Maru is so adorable and cute!!!!

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