When Linus Torvalds was writing the Linux kernel in 1991, he didn't have a pet penguin, he had a cat. This code is the beating-heart of clients & servers all over the world, and powers today's Android® devices
Yes, cats were there from the beginning. Coincidence? Not really. Cats are the purrrrfect companion for a computer enthusiast. Cats are self-cleaning (sort of), in a pinch they can catch their own food, and they don't require constant affirmation of self. Your opinion means nothing to a cat.
At first, a few cats simply jumped into the empty warm spot when the prophead left their chair for more Doritos® or Mountain Dew®. But once they got a look at the monitor, curiousity took over. Almost immediately they realized that they could change the way the new toy behaved by walking on the keyboard. It wasn't long before those cats knew this 'internet' thing could really catch on, and help advance their ultimate goal of World Catification.
In October 2014, an anonymous cat drew a self-portrait in Google Maps using a 'trail' function that allows users to contribute hiking paths and trails to the maps.
Because it was drawn near Hobson Bay in Auckland, New Zealand, it stayed on the map for several days before it came to Google's attention. Cats all over the world purred contentedly.
Even Google was surprised by the cattiness of the security breach, and vowed it would not happen again."We where aware that cats were trying to take over YouTube, but we didn't realize it was extending to Google Maps. We are looking into this." - Anne Baxter, Head of Communications for Google in New Zealand
No one really knows what their cats do all night, and humans sadly underestimate the feline internet infastructure. You may be harboring a secret soldier of the Cat Meme Mafia without knowing it. Yes, your cat may well be a soft, purring, little subversive.
Check your browser history often, and change your passwords frequently. If you believe you have a problem, you can download PawSense®. This software will constantly monitor your computer for cat-like keystrokes, fighting against a totally catified internet.