Mylo the Cat

Mylo the Cat

Updated Jan 15, 2013 at 08:27PM EST by RandomMan.

Added Dec 21, 2011 at 09:16PM EST by Screwbacca.

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About

Mylo the Cat (MTC) is a popular star in the videos from an internet video company known as Hidden Track TV.[1] Over the past 5 years, Mylo has continuously appeared in many viral videos, gifs, and meme-style pics, which have a combined total of over 100 Million views across the web.[2] On Youtube, he stars alongside other popular internet animals such as his sister, Lulu the Cat, and his best friend, Barry the Dog, and “makes the alternative to all these horrendously lame animal videos that are oh so popular nowadays”.[11] Mylo is commonly referred to as “the coolest cat on the internet”, “the angry cat” or “the rapping cat”, and is also known as “the cat that says Bitches”.

Hidden Track TV

Hidden Track TV was one of the first youtube channels to become popular, reaching fame back in 2007, when their founder Adam Schleichkorn became the very first Youtuber to appear on National news and 20/20[7], for a video titled “Fence Plowing”[8]. Schleichkorn also produced other early viral hits, such as “The Cheese Incident”, and “The Worst Basketball Player Ever”, both of which were Featured on Youtube’s main page.


Origin


After Hidden Track TV had been uploading videos to their youtube channel [10] for a few months, Mylo was born on October 8th, 2006. Shortly thereafter, he made his first appearance in a video titled “Cat’s in Love”, which was uploaded on February 19, 2007 and also featured his sister, Lulu the Cat.

Kitty Criminal

Mylo’s breakout role was in “Kitty Criminal,” uploaded to Hidden Track TV’s second channel on August 4th, 2008, reaching over a million views.[11] Selected as a featured video on Youtube[20], It stars Mylo and his sister Lulu, as they sing along to “Criminal,” a song by Peter Toh.

Mylo the Angry Cat

In 2009 Mylo began a new series called “Mylo the Angry Cat”. After over 5 years of making videos, Mylo was “tired of seeing all these internet stars succeed, while he was still stuck eating generic brand food”.[9] In this series, Mylo viciously attacks Popular Youtubers and all things on the web he feels are unacceptable. The series currently has 72 episodes and continues to this day.

Talking Kitty

On November 23, 2009, Mylo released a video titled “Talking Kitty!” This was Mylo’s first video to ever to appear on the first page of the “Most Viewed” on Youtube and was also posted on popular blogs such as The Tosh.0 blog[16], Urlesque[15], BuzzFeed, Unique Daily, The Daily What, and Ryan Seacrest’s Facebook page. This also happened to be Mylo’s first time on television, as it appeared on G4TV’s Attack of the Show, and Extra.



I’m Just a Cat and I’m Doing Cat Stuff

On May 17, 2011, Mylo uploaded his personal favorite, “I’m Just a Cat and I’m Doing Cat Stuff’.” It got popular very quickly and was posted on hundreds of famous blogs all over the internet, including Mashable[6], Metro UK[2], PawNation, CuteOverload, and Unique Daily. This video also made it to TV, as it aired on CBS News[1], FOXNews[3], and ABC News[4], as well as several morning shows.

Shit Cats Say

On January 6th 2012, Mylo starred in a parody of the viral hit “Shit Girls Say”. Mylo’s version was featured on many popular websites, including The Huffington Post[17], and Mashable, where it was ranked #4 on their list of the “15 Best ‘Sh*t People Say’ Videos”[18]. While the video version made it to over 350,000 views, the real success was in the fan-made animated gif, which became super-viral when it was posted on Cheezburger, and shared on Tumblr over 200,000 times.[19]

Television Appearances

1. CBS News – CBS News

2. FOX NEWSFOX NEWS

3. ABC News – ABC News

3. G4TV Attack of the Show – Attack of the Show

Featured Videos on Youtube

Mylo starred in many videos that were selected as “Featured Videos” or “Spotlight Videos” in Youtube’s Pets and Animals section.




Featured Videos on Yahoo!

Before changing their format, Mylo racked up over 30 Million views on Yahoo Video, thanks to being selected many times to be featured in the Butterfinger Comedy Network, and also on Purina Animal All Stars. (will add soon)

Appearances on Cheezburger

1. Cheezburger – Gif: Vogue! Strike a Pose!

2. Cheezburger – Rapping Dog ft. The Singing Cat

3. Know Your Meme – Cat Does a Barrel Roll!

4. Cheezburger – Teh Real Singing Kitteh

5. Cheezburger – Rapping Dog Feat. Rapping Cat

6. Cheezburger After Dark – Sh*t Cats Say

7. Cheezburger – Most Dramatic Kitteh EVAR!

External References

[1]CBS News – CBS News

[2]Metro UK – Metro UK

[3]FOX NEWSFOX NEWS

[4]ABC News – ABC News

[5]URLesque – URLesque

[6]Mashable – Mashable

[7]ABC 20/20 – Fence Plowing on ABC’s 20/20

[8]NY Times – Fence Plowing in the NY Times

[9]HiddenTrackTV.com – Home

[10]YouTube – hiddentrack12

[11]YouTube – hiddentracktv2

[12]Facebook – Mylo’s Facebook

[13]Twitter – Mylo’s Twitter

[14]Tumblr – Mylo’s Tumblr

[15]URLesque – Talking Kitty on URLesque

[16]Tosh.0 – Talking Kitty on Tosh.0

[17]Huffington Post – Shit Cats Say on Huffington Post

[18]Mashable – 15 Best ‘Sh*t People Say’ Videos

[19]Tumblr – Shit Cats Say 200,000 Notes

[20]Featured Video – Featured Video on Youtube

Recent Videos 15 total

Recent Images 64 total

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