Wednesday’s Funny Video: Fatso, the Piano-Playing Cat, Becomes Internet Sensation

updated 05/13/2009 AT 12:44 PM ET

originally published 05/13/2009 AT 12:00 PM ET


Fatso started off as the simple electric keyboard-playing cat of performance artist Charlie Schmidt on YouTube. Now, he’s everywhere, mashed up with videos as the Play Him Off Cat, matching his tunes with scenes of defeat (like parking-lot misadventures) and awkwardness (like Walker, Texas Ranger).