When you can't play Nintendo, just make your cat jump like Mario12/22/2012
This cat has clearly not played Mario before, as the upbeat jumping sound is making him react harder than a bucket of ice water tossed on him from above. Did Nintendo craft the perfect sound to illustrate jumping that is also a universal, trans-species message to "HOP, damn it, HOP"? The mind reels. However, as the video continues to go viral, some sharp-eyed YouTube commenters (read: haters) are arguing the video is a fake and that someone is clearly pulling a string to make the cat jump. Take a gander and you tell us — is this an honest auditory reaction, a cat being manipulated by a crafty owner in search of viral video glory? Or does it matter?
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Is the sound making the cat jump?