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World of Warcraft Meets Grumpy Cat With ‘Catlateral Damage’ Game

Hey, don't let the haters stop you from doing your thing.
The black rod on the left is an extremely lifelike rendering of a cat's paw. (Screengrab: catlateraldamage.com)

The black rod on the left is an extremely lifelike rendering of a cat’s paw. (Screengrab: catlateraldamage.com)

Furries and Internet cat aficionados alike will be thrilled at this news: there now exists a video game that enables users to pretend they are cats. It’s called Catlateral Damage.

The “first‐person cat simulator” (shouldn’t that be first‐cat?) was created by developer Chris Chung, the Daily Mail reports. Players can roam around virtual rooms and swipe at objects with their pretend cat paws while destroying household items, and presumably crying into their cereal IRL.

The game is controlled by the W, A, S and D keys on your keyboard, meaning you don’t even have to get up and awkwardly shuffle over to your Xbox after you’ve closed this tab. Here’s a glimpse of the furry fun:

The game is available here but only works on certain browsers. A full version will be available later this year. If it doesn’t work on your computer yet, tide yourself over with this only slightly weirder gem of Internet cat culture:

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