The “I should buy a boat” cat meme is definitely one of the greatest of all time. It’s seen countless iterations and permutations and remains one of the most recognizble cat memes out there.
Oddly enough, the origin of this particular meme can be traced back to a Bjork music video for the song “Triumph of the Heart.” At 3:56 in the video below, you’ll see the suited cat sitting at a table with newspaper and coffee nearby.
Back in 2012, a redditor grabbed the still and added the wonderful “I should buy a boat” text and the meme began to spread across the Internet. Since then, the meme has seen hundreds of alterations, extended versions and entirely new cat memes that reference the original. Here just a few:
Finally, here’s a great gif of this classic meme: http://i.imgur.com/7hC6crs.gif
Let us know your take on the “I Should Buy a Boat Meme” in the comments section below. Any new iterations or favorites are welcome as well!