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Cat hidden in a wood pile stumps the internet

A snoozing cat exhibits top-notch camouflage skills as sharp-eyed feline spotters attempt to find its hiding place in a pile of chopped wood.

Amanda Kooser
Freelance writer Amanda C. Kooser covers gadgets and tech news with a twist for CNET. When not wallowing in weird gear and iPad apps for cats, she can be found tinkering with her 1956 DeSoto.
Amanda Kooser

The internet loves to be stumped. The internet loves cats. Those two obsessions come together in a single photograph making the rounds on social media. On Twitter, people are challenging each other to find a cat hidden in a pile of wood within 10 seconds. At least one Twitter user is 20 minutes into the challenge and still flummoxed.

The image seems to trace back to a Reddit post from a month ago from user jmankruse. It comes with the caption "When you see it!" According to jmankruse, the cat is named Lloyd. Lloyd would totally ace the Monty Python game of "How Not to Be Seen." Here's a hint for your visual hunt: His advanced wood-pile hiding ability relates to the color of his fur. A photo hosted on Imgur already has more than 100,000 views.

It seems the internet likes nothing better than to spend many long, excruciating minutes trying to find weird things hidden in photographs. Already this year, the online world has obsessed over an object hidden in a brick wall and a phone that blended into a rug. Will the madness ever end? Probably not. And if you still can't find the cat in the wood pile, check out the solution here.

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