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.,

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  • YellowBat23Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:42 pm
    SO CUTE❗️❕
    • Hssssssss purWednesday, April 20, 2016 at 3:42 pm
      Please make more videos
      • Cat love meWednesday, April 20, 2016 at 3:24 pm
        SOOO funny
        • BananaMonday, March 14, 2016 at 1:19 pm
          • youtube5
            youtube5Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:48 am
            • sdunlap20
              sdunlap20Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:08 pm
              the best cat
              • edmonjay000
                edmonjay000Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:41 am
                lol so funny and adordes
                • lizard2
                  lizard2Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 11:07 am
                  cute# adorable#best thing ever# amazing
                  • rocky54321
                    rocky54321Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 10:35 am
                    that is so adorable I what a cat like that.
                    • sdunlap20
                      sdunlap20Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 4:09 pm
                      so do I
                    • 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!

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