'I’m not a cat': lawyer gets stuck on Zoom kitten filter during court case
A lawyer showed up to virtual court in the 394th district of Texas with a kitten filter turned on, the cat moving its lips and eyes, as Rod Ponton said he and his assistant were attempting to remove the filter during the court case.
The judge later posted the snipped and wrote: 'If a child used your computer before you join a virtual hearing, check the Zoom video options to be sure filters are off. This kitten just made a formal announcement on a case in the 394th.'
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  • Guy Nicholson
    Guy Nicholson

    Just imagine how much happiness is being brought to people watching this! The world over!

  • Asiya Khan
    Asiya Khan

    *Meanwhile* : Jerry L. Philips takin a power nap till he hears the word *'cat'*

  • The Joker
    The Joker

    "I am not a cat" *Sounds like a cat would say that*

  • fat cheese man
    fat cheese man

    *im not a cat*

  • Cheryl c
    Cheryl c

    I like how the Judge talks to the cat like he's a cat real slow..so kitty cat will understand what the human is saying to the kitty cat.

  • Elise S. Corner
    Elise S. Corner

    It's so cute XD

  • hen ko
    hen ko

    The way he looks at the bottom left, that's undeniable sheer unadulterated panic

  • JxT1957

    "im not a cat" how dumb, thats as dumb as someone saying "im not dead"

  • oldannyboy37

    "I am not a cat." That's exactly what a cat would say.

  • Ashen Phoenix
    Ashen Phoenix

    Hes so old and donw with this!

  • lloydsgem

    Im prepared to.go forward with it.🤣🤣😂😂

    • hen ko
      hen ko

      ..better than offline courtroom drama 😎

  • thescowlingschnauzer

    We are all Jerry L. Philips.

  • Rika Lyrk
    Rika Lyrk

    New Ace attorney series look great

  • Thaddäus Klein
    Thaddäus Klein

    _The District Court:_ "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited. Violation may constitute contempt of court and reault in a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 180 days" _The Guardian:_ Yes. _Me:_ Lol

  • L N
    L N

    He is a cat

  • krisko px
    krisko px

    Very funny great from France 😂😺

  • nos



    Recording is prohibited. ok

  • Fa Fa
    Fa Fa

    Plot twist : It's a cat forgot using his human filter

  • SumriseHD

    Who's here after said he's not a cat either?

  • Igor Ferreira
    Igor Ferreira

    I arrived here by "Amigos Internautas" one podcast about funny news, thanks guys, I'm laughing a lot

  • vladabuba

    "I'm not a cat" And then it tries to turn on human filter.

  • A S
    A S

    Him and roaring kitty are definitely cats 🐈

  • Baxattax

    hmmmmm....not sure i believe him


    ..better than offline courtroom drama 😎

    • Emily An
      Emily An

      This happened to me when I was in class once and i could not get it off

  • Jeremy Malander
    Jeremy Malander

    Gibbs Bauer? That’s the greatest band name ever.

    • Emily An
      Emily An

      "Judge, get meowt of here! I'm not the purr-petrator!"

  • PrimeZilla!

    I like how there are so serious about it

  • RevFilmore

    Love how it says "recording this hearing gets you fined 500 and up to half a year behind bars" and still one of the involved parties so totally did.

  • Uchiha409

    I used this app wayback Nov on All Saints day chatting with my daughter using the vampire effects.

  • Mr.Belles D
    Mr.Belles D

    Wow the guy who recorded this is in for a $500 fine and up to 180 prison days :(


    Gasp!!hez an animagus

  • WarEagleAtlanta

    "I'm a cat but I identify as being an attorney..."

  • T h e o
    T h e o

    Nintendo wasn’t kidding when they said everything will become a cat in Bowsers Fury

  • Piedra

    Idk if i'm the only one that feels sorry for the lawyer. My dad is a lawyer too and he always calls me if he has a problem with his computer, i can only imagine my dad in that situation u.u

  • Joe England
    Joe England

    Well, at least he gave the world something to chuckle at.

  • Lev Yan
    Lev Yan

    The fear in those eyes

  • Smg18

    "I am not a cat"

  • Mira Mallya
    Mira Mallya

    I love how he has to confirm that he's not a cat

  • Tenderfoot Prepper
    Tenderfoot Prepper

    "Judge, get meowt of here! I'm not the purr-petrator!"

  • LxvleyKingFrog

    This happened to me when I was in class once and i could not get it off

  • youtubegod 5667
    youtubegod 5667

    0:12 AHHhhh...

  • LoliPopUwU

    Well which is it mr zuckleford?

  • Thunder_21

    Shirakami Fubuki tries to convince people she’s not a cat:

  • JxT1957

    "im not a cat" well duh!! really?!

  • TheDiego908

    Someone got a fine of up to 500 dollars and a jail term of up to 180 days for recording this but it was worth it

  • Qwww Aaaa
    Qwww Aaaa


  • Ask to seduce Miss
    Ask to seduce Miss

    Plot twist : The lawyer is actually a cat who forgot to turn his human filter on.

  • Cheryl c
    Cheryl c

    2021-One rare hilarious video on a dark day had me laughing like anything till I almost fell off my chair. I love kitty's eyes. Thanks for sharing.

  • Andrew Sebastian
    Andrew Sebastian

    2 gentelman is likee Is that a cat no my..uh..m sister is trying to help

  • Boss

    *I like how it says* "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited"

    • Ask to seduce Miss
      Ask to seduce Miss

      The cat lawyer should have his own channel on YT.

  • Tiffany38


  • nonya buisness
    nonya buisness

    We can all agree that he is infact a cat, right?

  • Mrawesome40

    I think everyone should have just put on a cat filter to make the meeting cohesive

  • Shaikh Atef
    Shaikh Atef

    Kafka's Mewamorphosis

  • Johnson Patrick
    Johnson Patrick

    Since when did they allow cats to be lawyers?

  • Darryll C.
    Darryll C.

    If he meowed I would’ve fell over lol!

  • Meandez


  • honeycomb

    they're laughing. he's not a cat, and they're laughing.

  • Felix Culpa
    Felix Culpa

    Funny how it says that recording of that livestream is strictly prohibited, but how could you not screen record something like this??

  • Vining Performance Motorsports
    Vining Performance Motorsports

    Well this definitely is not a kangaroo court.

  • Frans Moian
    Frans Moian

    “I’m not a cat” is exactly what a cat pretending to be a lawyer would say.

  • Bear Notch Studios
    Bear Notch Studios

    I’m not a cat and Joe Biden won the election with the most votes in history.

  • Jack Bridgewater
    Jack Bridgewater

    Keith Gill sent me here

  • Cyber Runner
    Cyber Runner

    This is why we do the court cases in person

  • Guildford Suxs
    Guildford Suxs

    The cat lawyer should have his own channel on YT.

  • Brett Winstead
    Brett Winstead

    "I am not a cat." Judge: "of course you're not. You're a darn cute kitten though."

  • kyle

    Im here live, I am not a cat!

  • Aldz Trust
    Aldz Trust

    Your Honor, the burden of proof of not being a cat is on him. lols!

  • Darnell Swag
    Darnell Swag

    How many lawyers does it take to turn off a zoom filter?

  • JxT1957

    lol "im not a cat" that has got to be the dumbest thing i ever heard.

  • -かわいいちゃん

    That judge is sus

  • Claudio B.
    Claudio B.

    Poor lad...


    Of course he's not a cat.... He's an genetically altered lab mouse trying to take over the world!

    • mikin lirou
      mikin lirou

      He had to confirm he wasn’t a cat ✋😂

  • Sopho Cles
    Sopho Cles

    His voice is perfect for the look of panic on the cat

    • mikin lirou
      mikin lirou

      I absolutely love how Phillips is not really paying attention until her hears "I'm not a cat" and looks up.

  • John Moses Chua
    John Moses Chua

    I'm just happy that I could put a comment on the same year. See you all again in 10 years!

  • John Moses Chua
    John Moses Chua

    I'm just happy that I could put a comment on the same year. See you all again in 10 years!

  • Generik

    "Recording of this hearing or livestream is prohibited" uhhh

  • • P O L L E N •
    • P O L L E N •

    "I'm a lawyer I'm not a cat" You can be both at the same time.

  • Sv Harken
    Sv Harken

    the lawyer cat has brought great joy to all Americans.

  • Kimberly Meyers
    Kimberly Meyers

    I love how the other (lawyer?) looks really bored until the other guy says, "I'm not a cat!" and then he lifts his eyes up and smiles. Love it!

  • Julian Sandoval
    Julian Sandoval


  • druther28

    “I’m not a cat,” no, you’re a kitten!

  • TheJenGeo

    I have probably been responsible for 100 of these views. 😬

  • None Ofya
    None Ofya

    Mr. Ponton is a purrfect name for a cat.

  • amandabricot

    This is so cute! Attorney Ponton, this- and all kind of other things- happens on the daily on Zoom! Bless you, you made me laugh today and it makes all this technology a little more human 💜

  • Louis Lee
    Louis Lee

    I dont trust a lawyer and certainly not a cat. I think he is a filter pretending to be man with a cat

  • Kiterpuss

    I absolutely love how Phillips is not really paying attention until her hears "I'm not a cat" and looks up.

    • thumpdragsounds

      and then he just kind of smiles like "you son of a b***h, you've done it again..."

  • WestSide _
    WestSide _

    He had to confirm he wasn’t a cat ✋😂

  • Teodora Ristić
    Teodora Ristić

    Ahh~😩💦 We're trying to- We're trying- Did ya hear me judge?🤨

  • Rising Early
    Rising Early

    Hahahaha, the guys voice makes it even funnier

  • calvin damon
    calvin damon

    What nobody seems to have noticed is that Jeff Bridges is just chillin there in the top right corner

  • Jeremiah Wilson
    Jeremiah Wilson

    Local lawyer turned into cat, still attends court meeting.

  • Steven Howsley
    Steven Howsley

    I’m not a cat

  • Cheesy Lizzy
    Cheesy Lizzy

    I'm not a cat! I am Morgana!

  • SuperLlama42

    His voice is perfect for that avatar.

  • Ben Saunders
    Ben Saunders

    "I think it's a filter"

  • Zofia K
    Zofia K

    "I'm not a cat" Sounds like something a cat would say...

    • TomashICZI

      Pretty sure a cat would say "meow"

  • Toasty3D

    How deep does this vtuber rabbit hole go?

  • Vanessa Reynaga
    Vanessa Reynaga

    Best part of 2021 so far lol 😂

  • Smol Gal
    Smol Gal

    That cat is very cute tho.