About Coughing Cat Meme
The term “Coughing Cat” refers to a cat photo-shopped to resemble the look that young children make when they cough.
An image of a cat with its jaws open and its eyes wide open was uploaded to the Instagram account Id as creatures on November 27th, 2018. (shown below).
This is how young toddlers cough,” was the description for an image sent on Twitter by @aliahgeyes on December 3rd. The post received over 200,000 retweets and 630,000 likes (shown below).
Twitter user @julissapizzaaaa proved the point in response to the message by posting a video of her younger brother coughing. This received over 750 retweets and 6,400 likes (shown below).
My brother is proof of this lmfao pic.twitter.com/Pj3bF2AH3T
— جولیسا (@JulissamitchelI) December 4, 2018
In their replies to the message, other Twitter users provided numerous examples that supported the similarity. A user named @blackbile tweeted many images showing children hacking, garnering 1,500 likes and over 140 retweets. The two images were blended on phones by user @ericisgrody, who received over 570 retweets and 4,400 likes (shown below).
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