Animal Planet to Livestream Cat Video Festival for Second Straight Year

Animal Planet to Livestream Cat Video Festival for Second Straight Year

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Grab a saucer of milk and your tablet, because Animal Planet will be livestreaming the Third Annual International Cat Video Festival, again.

This marks the second straight year that the cable channel streams both the event and the finalists for the Golden Kitty Award, given to top cat video at the event.

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As the main sponsor for the furry feline fest, the cable channel will have a presence onsite at the Minneapolis Walker Arts Center. Channel “spokescat” (yes, that's a thing) Lil Bub will be there in person — er, cat — to help Animal Planet promote the return of TV special “Too Cute! Pint Sized.”

Animal Planet is unclear on the whereabouts of Grumpy Cat this time around. Last year, the two celebrity meowers met for the first time at the festival.

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The hairball-heavy video festival kicks off Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. ET.

A half-hour “Too Cute! Pint Sized” premieres on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m.