Courtesy of fellow 2L Chris McLemore, here’s a New York Times article pondering why cats seem to be more popular on the Internet than dogs — and concluding that it’s because frequent Internet users, and bloggers in particular, have a lot in common with cats:
There’s a deeper answer to be had at infinitecat.com, where users post pictures of their cats gazing at pictures of other cats already posted on the Infinite Cat site. You see an infinite regress: pictures of cats looking at pictures of cats looking at pictures of cats.
Remind you of anything? Those cats are like so many bloggers sitting at home staring into their computer screens and watching other bloggers blog other bloggers. Cats, who live indoors and love to prowl, are the soul of the blogosphere. Dogs would never blog.
Of course, I have no idea what the author is talking about…