This Cat Cartoon Nails America’s Gun Problem in a Way Even Our Politicians Can Understand

Gun control has very much remained a staple of the news cycle ever since last month’s Parkland school shooting, and that is a wonderful thing. While it used to be a topic of conversation that immediately died down within days following previous gun massacres (Sandy Hook, Pulse, Vegas, etc.), Americans are finally refusing to let the matter lie. Most agree, bipartisanship notwithstanding: something needs to change.

Sometimes comedy is the best way to talk about serious topics. Humans use humor to deal with tragedy and to highlight the absurdity of life. The following video, made by Alex Clark and his animation studio, broke down America’s gun situation in an easily digestible way: Cats. It’s fittingly titled ‘Guns Explained With Cats’ and it amassed over 1 million views in only four days.

“If you’re still not sure what to do about guns, let me explain it to you using this awful cat,” begins the video.

Clark presents his argument:


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