Maru, The Cat, and The Guinness World Record

Greetings Funny Names Fans!

Have you ever noticed that cat videos pervade the internet?

Back in 2015, shortly after Leonard Nimoy passed, my better half and I discovered Maru, the cat, while eating sushi in a restaurant called Sushi Maru. Ah, the magic of smart phones and google combined to introduce us to the meaning of Maru.

Maru, a Scottish Fold—straight ear variety—entertains nearly half a million followers on YouTube. His channel is named Mugumogu, and is the 7th most subscribed YouTube Channel in Japan.

In 2017 he was awarded the Guinness World Record for the Most Watched Animal on YouTube. A record he broke in 2016. Don’t take my word for it, here’s the video, you can watch for yourself.

He is certainly is the emperor of the box, and a swinging cat to boot.

Tracy – Fannie Cranium’s Guide to Irreverent Wisdom

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About Fannie Cranium

Writing since she could first hold a pen, Tracy Perkins formed her alter ego, "Fannie Cranium" at the suggestion of her husband. Tracy understands smiling makes people wonder what she’s been up to.
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7 Responses to Maru, The Cat, and The Guinness World Record

  1. ksbeth says:

    he certainly is a handsome fellow, I can see why he has so many fans. not sure this would work with my cats, as all one would see is one sleeping and one going outside from dawn to dusk and then loudly meowing. breathtaking footage. )

  2. wdydfae says:

    ”. . . かわいい!. . .”

    ”. . . 懐かしいな!. . .”

    “. . . めっちゃおもろい! . . .”

  3. Reblogged this on Fannie Cranium's and commented:

    Maru, a cat living in Japan, busted the doors open on YouTube and earned a Guinness World Record for being himself. Take a look over at the Blog of Funny Names.

  4. kerbey says:

    Other than this blog, there is no way I
    1) would have watched a cat video
    2) would have known there was a cat named Maru who jumped into boxes and lots of people dig that

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