Roomba Cat Takes Internet by Storm

By: Rose A. Valenta - Published: Dec 2, 2008 • References: robotreviews
While you are dining on turkey leftovers, I thought you would enjoy watching this fearless cat go bronco riding on a Roomba vacuum cleaner made by iRobot of Massachusetts.

Vacuum phobias probably have something to do with who’s in the drivers seat; not that I’m accusing this cat of being a control freak or anything, but it did not manifest any of the usual fright, fight, or flight responses to the vacuum.

Now, if this little kitty can take the bull by the horns and conquer its fear of vacuums, there is hope for everyone. I just recently located the on/off switch on my Hoover.

Over 1.5 million people have already watched this video on YouTube and it is taking the Internet by storm. Stats for Vacuum-Phobic Pet Virals Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 2,881 clicks in 390 w
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Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
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