We know what you're thinking—a festival full of cat-crazed people sounds creepy. Adorable, but creepy. But the LA Feline Film Festival brought nothing but positive vibes and a shared love of those charmingly bratty piles of fluff to Expo Park without veering into crazy cat lady territory. The fest was a celebration of all things feline, with catnip-filled sushi toys, kitten-sized bow ties and the eponymous cat video supercut. Sure, you had attendees twirling pinned-on tails and toting cats in strollers, but these are the same big-hearted people who were donating to local shelters and rescuing on-site adoptable kittens.
It wouldn't be a proper festival without some star power, and there were meet and greets throughout the day with celebrity cats: perma-kitten Lil Bub, dog-fighting and child-saving Tara "The Hero Cat," Glee star Lord Tubbington and prison uniformed Dusty the Klepto Kitty. But our new favorite local celebrity made a big splash during the cat costume contest—which, disappointingly, involved humans dressed as cats and not the other way around. We give you, Sunglass Cat: