How to CATapult your Kitty to Internet Stardom
What does it mean for a cat to be famous in the age of the Internet? One might argue that cats domesticated humans simply to serve them. But perhaps humans cultivate celebrity cats because they admire their carefree attitudes. What if social media offers cats a chance to unite people in promoting positivity? By amplifying your cat’s special personality for the world to appreciate, you further that goal while pleasing cat lovers.
Start by identifying your cat’s talents and quirks that endear them to you daily. Lovable laziness and silly antics? Noble patrolling for toy mice? Masterful sunbeam napping? Find that unique passion. A foundation of authenticity keeps audiences engaged as you post regular photo and video updates.
Choose accounts inspiring joy and community over vanity metrics. While cute cats abound online, avoid comparisons. Like Simon Sinek says — “There are leaders and there are followers. Followers follow the rules. Leaders follow their passion.” Let your cat’s personality shine.
Post often to familiarize viewers with your feline as you would old friends. Visit profiles supporting rescue cats or niche interests matching your cat’s flair. Comment frequently with wit and warmth. Community bonds cement loyalty beyond temporary trends. Soon your cat’s euphoric energy will radiate, magnetizing kindred spirits.
Monitor hashtags like #CatsOfInstagram, #AdventureCats and #SeniorCats for people celebrating cats with similar attributes as yours. Share their posts as you develop camaraderie around admired feline traits. With meaningful engagement fueling each stage from zero to hero, Internet stardom feels organic, not manufactured.
Imagine someone stumbles upon your cat’s feed, immediately connects with their essence and tells a coworker about this amazing cat uplifting their day. The vision ignites. They pledge support to the kitty community you curate.
While lucrative sponsorships tempt influencers, remain faithful to your founding principles. Stay grounded in the joy of sharing your cat for who they are, not what they sell. By radiating your cat’s authentic nature, you build an empire of not followers, but…