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This Is Your Cat’s Brain. This Is Your Cat’s Brain on Catnip.

Ever wondered what catnip feels like to the cat? Watch this video and find out. It's like 1969 all over again.

Liz Acosta  |  Aug 2nd 2012

As we told you in our article about what your choice of catnip says about you, the selection of one’s magical grass is a very personal choice. And like that personal choice, every cat’s catnip trip is a personal journey, filled with wonder and insight into her own kitty soul. You’ve seen catnip in action from the outside, but have you ever wondered what visions and feelings your kitty is experiencing?

Well, for the first time ever, here’s a video record of one cat’s inner monologue as she travels through time, space, and alternate dimensions. Beautiful Panther allows us inside the mind of a cat on catnip, and the results are occasionally frightening but overall enlightening. All’s well that ends well, and Panther ends up getting stroked in the sun. There are few things better.

That’s why it’s always good to have a trip buddy on hand, or, in Panther’s case, two loving “cat butlers” — as she likes to call her humans — who can talk you down lest things begin to come apart. Just remember, kitties, it’s all in your heads!

Panther literally comes down, from one cat butler’s lap to another, where she comes back up. It’s a long, strange journey indeed!