The Cat Scan: Jonny

Curator: Stewart Smith
date: November 10, 2011
Categories: Design for Entertaining
Tags: Cat, Meme, Photogram, Scanner

The Cat Scan, created by “ex-genius” Jonny, is a rather straightforward Tumblr blog of felines photographed with desktop document scanners. One might be tempted to dismiss Cat Scan as toothless kitsch, but if 4chan’s lolcats have taught us anything it’s that the internet’s infrastructure was built primarily to worship our furry friends—and there is of course an enforcement agency associated with the cat-centric internet nation state. 

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