A purrfect parody of “Titanic” has captured the hearts of cat lovers on Valentine’s Day.
On Monday, viral video character OwlKitty launched a pawsitively enchanting tackle James Cameron’s romance epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
Besides this model noticed DiCaprio’s lovestruck Jack Dawson fall for a long-haired black tabby.
The two-year-old cat from Portland, Oregon — whose non-stage title is Lizzy — has now been noticed in sendups of greater than 50 Hollywood classics, together with “Residence Alone,” “American Psycho” and “Harry Potter” and is loved by a following of greater than 1.7 million on YouTube.
“So that you wanna go to an actual get together?” a tuxedo-suited Jack asks the digicam with OwlKitty in his arms — talking to us, his keen viewers, awaiting the long-lasting love scenes we all know are about to come back, gloriously recast with the wide-eyed cat.
A title card reads: “This Valentine’s Day fall in love once more.” And that social media did — thousands and thousands of them.
The cat-tastic model of the 1997 blockbuster had all of it: cat dancing beneath deck, cat “flying” over the port bow, cat escaping sinking ship, cat mouth-watering over dolphins.
However one obviously absent sene — y’know, the one with the steamy Mannequin T — would would have taken the innuendo too far, OwlKitty’s creator informed a fan on Twitter, the place the video currently boasts 2.7 million views.
“I considered it,” @Owl__Kitty responded to the suggestion, “and determined to perhaps not do it (due to the implications?).”
Nonetheless, as one viewer mocked, the younger feline would possibly simply be DiCaprio’s sort: “Traditional DiCaprio; that cat’s lower than half his age.”
Rose did make an look on the finish, as Jack confirmed off his sketches impressed by OwlKitty. (Eat your coronary heart out, Winslet!)
The movie additionally dredged up the age-old debate which asks whether or not Rose — or OwlKitty, on this case — might have made room on the door for Jack.
The reply remains to be “no,” they revealed alongside a heartbreaking clip of OwlKitty stepping-off the raft with out her near-frozen companion.
The Put up reached out to each DiCaprio’s and Winslet’s reps for touch upon this pawsitively pleasant spin on their simultaneous breakout roles.