Lolcat is a compound word of the acronymic abbreviation for LOL (laugh out loud) and the word cat.British portrait photographer Harry Pointer created a carte de visite series featuring cats posed in various situations in the early 1870s.Feel totally free to just watch our cams, and chat.
The term lolcat gained national media attention in the United States when it was covered by Time, which wrote that non-commercialized phenomena of the sort are increasingly rare, stating that lolcats have "a distinctly old-school, early 1990s, Usenet feel to [them]".
Entertainment Weekly put them on its end-of-the-decade, "best-of" list, saying, "Da cutest distractshun of da decaid? We can neber haz enuf of deez capshioned pics of cuddlie kittehs." The image is, on occasion, digitally edited for effect.
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The image's text is often idiosyncratic and grammatically incorrect, and is known as lolspeak.
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To these he usually added amusing text intended to further enhance their appeal.
The News Journal states that "some trace the lolcats back to the site 4chan, which features bizarre cat pictures on Saturdays, or 'Caturdays'." Ikenburg adds that the images have been "slinking around the Internet for years under various labels, but they did not become a sensation until early 2007 with the advent of I Can Has Cheezburger?
" where he recapitulated the anecdotal evidence readers had sent him, placing the origin of "Caturday" and many of the images now known by a few as "lolcats" in early 2005.
The domain name "caturday.com" was registered on April 30, 2005.
The underlying theme is that the cat is looking down on one, almost in a form of judgement.