This cat needs to read the job description before inviting any more mice for dinner

If cats were meant to behave like this, the term “cat and mouse” would refer to cosy dinner dates rather than frantic chases.

The clip, posted by @gnuman1979, has gone viral, gathering over 40,000 retweets in less than two days, and inspiring people to react like this:

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Comedian Reginald D. Hunter had this rather melancholy assessment.

Not just cats.

Source: @gnuman1979 Image: @gnuman1979, Twitter screengrab