The United States of Cat Memes

I’ve been steadily working on a project involving the beloved representative of the Internet, (the PG version anyway), cats, and state flags. We can no longer deny the strength of technology’s influence upon us; the World Wide Web is basically a requirement for life, even in the smallest increments of “just emailing.” There’s no need to freak out, it isn’t all bad. Let’s just explore this: America runs online and has thus forth created societies, groups, polling places and often freely expresses itself through memes, (i.e. the new editorial/critique/heckler of popular culture, intellectual theory, and even voices its opinions of presidential candidates —-> Mitt Romney vs. Big Bird). Oftentimes the Cat comes into play in memes and yes, the Cat sometimes can’t spell but upon following any online forum you will also notice that neither can its human users…and really that’s the point. So, if the Cat represents a whole conglomerate of people, why not put it on our state flags? If it’s good enough for Monopoly….




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