Cats claim Vitamix box as their "fur-ever" home in month-long standoff with owners

  • Publicado el 11 ene 2022
  • Cats love to claim their territory, but some furry family members of a B.C. couple has kept them from using their new Vitamix blender for about a month after they took the appliance hostage and their antics have drawn the attention of people worldwide.

    Jessica and Nikii Gerson-Neeves bought themselves the blender online and it arrived just before Christmas. Jessica says she put the box on the kitchen floor for a "quick second" and Max, also known as their "sentient soccer ball" jumped on top. She snapped a photo and put it online thinking Max would eventually lose interest and get off the box but at least a few people could get some laughter.

    She was wrong on both counts and now in addition to thousands seeing the photo on social media and the couple now documenting developments on their Facebook page, Max along with George and Lando Calrissian have been taking shifts on the box creating a deadlock.

    As Kylie Stanton reports, "Appliancegate" is still ongoing and even the Vitamix company is getting involved.

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Comentarios • 77

  • Andrew Ign
    Andrew Ign Hace 9 días +22

    This is so fascinating how quickly we can come together to fight domestic kitty boxlessness 😺 So much response

    • Against thepods
      Against thepods Hace 3 días

      There are people in Africa who dont even know what a box is. Are we really focusing on territorial cats instead of REAL issues? Okay

    • Yiṣḥāq David
      Yiṣḥāq David Hace 9 días +2

      Yet we can't all put together to end the homelessness of our own species.

  • Kat *
    Kat * Hace 8 días +9

    This is literally hilarious and I love that Vitamix just jumped on board right away haha. As a cat lover I am now a fan 😹

  • VHTesla
    VHTesla Hace 2 días

    2:13 _"Find joy where it lives. And at the moment, where it lives is in our kitchen on a Vitamix box."_

  • edye ann
    edye ann Hace 9 días +14

    I have a Vitamix and I have two dozen cats. I feel you. :)

    • Against thepods
      Against thepods Hace 3 días

      There are people in Africa who dont even know what electricity is. Are we really focusing on territorial cats instead of REAL issues? Okay

    • meg T
      meg T Hace 8 días

      Someone call TLC!

    • ItsJustJacob
      ItsJustJacob Hace 9 días +1

      @edye ann I think many Canadians are very close to America so they don't have much heavy accent, but if you look up Newfoundland News, then that's a very heavy accent that some of us have :)

      I think the kitties should use the vitamix! They could become masterchef cats!

    • David MacPhee
      David MacPhee Hace 9 días

      I have two dozen mice! We are made for each other!

    • edye ann
      edye ann Hace 9 días

      @ItsJustJacob You're Canadian, right? May I ask a really dumb question? Why is it that I cannot distinguish the Canadian accent with the American one? I'm in Mexico and I can't tell the accent apart! Why is that?

  • John Bastien
    John Bastien Hace 9 días +6

    Thanks for a stprry that is just "FUN!" Cats are our real overloards anyway.

  • Patricia Staton
    Patricia Staton Hace 9 días +1

    Amazing ❤️ 🐈

  • PaPotato
    PaPotato Hace 8 días +5

    Wild cats who climb trees evolved into house cats
    Trees evolved into boxes
    Mystery solved

  • Crazy Animal Family
    Crazy Animal Family Hace 9 días +8

    I guarantee you if you put an empty open box anywhere in your house your problem will be solved😆

    • Liquid Leopard
      Liquid Leopard Hace 7 días +2

      But their 23,000 followers don't want the "problem" solved. :)

    • Yiṣḥāq David
      Yiṣḥāq David Hace 9 días +4

      My cat gets over it fast. Of course he loves boxes and open boxes but he is not as resolute as these cats are lol

  • L L
    L L Hace 9 días

    Lol soo cute 😍

  • On A Mission For Truth
    On A Mission For Truth Hace 9 días +3

    OMG - That is so AWESOME. What is up with "the box"? Very interesting.

    • My Big Year
      My Big Year Hace 8 días +1

      Its a cat. There is a box. That's all that needs to be said

  • Patty❤
    Patty❤ Hace 9 días +2

    So funny! Cats are awesome!😻😻😻😻😻😻😻😻

  • DementedButtHole
    DementedButtHole Hace 8 días +2

    I don't forsee this getting resolved anytime soon. I suggest caving into their demands. This is a union issue.

    • Liquid Leopard
      Liquid Leopard Hace 7 días +2

      The cats demand the right to sit on the box. They're definitely winning. =^.^=

  • Maria P.
    Maria P. Hace 9 días

    So cute

  • Felicia Garcia
    Felicia Garcia Hace 9 días

    So cute

  • Tom Goddard
    Tom Goddard Hace 8 días +1


  • AJ W
    AJ W Hace 8 días +1

    This is the cat version of "FOMO".

  • Brianna Enright
    Brianna Enright Hace 8 días +2

    I was here early in the saga, I can’t believe how popular it’s gotten 😂

  • Denbub
    Denbub Hace 9 días

    AWESOME ‼️👍👍👍👍🇨🇦

  • Deviant Endeavors
    Deviant Endeavors Hace 9 días +2

    I use my vitamix to blend up cat smoothies for my dog to drink

  • HyperBlade
    HyperBlade Hace 9 días +2

    Why not just take the blender out and leave the box?

  • Darwinsom
    Darwinsom Hace 9 días +6

    Vitamix yeah sure funny. You Can not Pay for this kind of ADVERTISING

  • BEE 2423
    BEE 2423 Hace 9 días

    🐈🐈🐈🐈🐈🐈😹😹😹😹😹😹 💖💖💖💖💖💖

  • Tre16
    Tre16 Hace 9 días +8

    Must have been a slow news day lol.

  • judas brute
    judas brute Hace 2 días

    it is the animals world; humans just live in it and pay the bills

  • Mutley McLaren
    Mutley McLaren Hace 9 días +2

    Wow a real story lol 🤣

  • W. S.
    W. S. Hace 9 días


  • Dwayne Schalles
    Dwayne Schalles Hace 7 días +2

    Debby downer here, the cardboard for that box or the box and/or contents itself must have spent time a fair amount of time in rodent infested area. The smell has permeated the fibers, smells like heaven to a carnivore when warm.

  • L
    L Hace 8 días +1

    Cats knows better. Vitamix isnt needed or worth it lol.

  • Gold Man
    Gold Man Hace 4 días

    gorilla marketing starving cats to sell vitamix. they sit on the box waiting for salmon not a vegan porridge.

  • Bonebag Betty's Butter Busting Beaver

    bLeSs tHiS mEsS

  • Live Smart
    Live Smart Hace 9 días +4

    This is news... these days.

    • steve labrosse
      steve labrosse Hace 9 días +6

      Ya something normal and relaxing. It's nice for a change.

  • al
    al Hace 6 días

    Yeah, this is stupid. If you want the appliance push the cat off and move it somewhere else. What are you, helpless?

  • Mohammad Forhad Islam
    Mohammad Forhad Islam Hace 9 días

    Smart friend 34

  • Mr Fingers
    Mr Fingers Hace 9 días +2

    The country is going to hell and this is news.

    • Brett R
      Brett R Hace 8 días

      @L L Covid? Never heard of it....

    • L L
      L L Hace 9 días +3

      Well I am tired of rhe whole covid news. COVID FATIGUE! So shut up! We can use a freaking break.

  • Mutley McLaren
    Mutley McLaren Hace 9 días +1

    Click like for this story on here.

  • Nathan Krause
    Nathan Krause Hace 8 días

    I’ve never seen a dumber video.

  • My Big Year
    My Big Year Hace 8 días

    You have obviously never given a box to your cats before

  • linkd
    linkd Hace 8 días

    the world is in big trouble and Global is talking about cats !!

  • V Star
    V Star Hace 8 días

    We foster pregnant cats and kittens for the animal shelter. We saw this story on the news and we both looked at each other and said “So what!” This is typical cat behaviour. The owner is trying to steal 15 minutes of fame for something that it’s even news. And of course the media makes a big deal about it.

    • Laurie Payton
      Laurie Payton Hace 8 días +6

      With peace and love perhaps you should blend your sour grapes in a Vitamix.
      Or continue the old adage “when life gives you lemons, squeeze them in peoples eyes”!
      Either way your choice entirely 💜💕