Westminster staging a film festival for cat videos
Published: October 3, 2012 08:38AM
Updated: October 3, 2012 09:35AM
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A Cornish Rex cat touches noses with a referee during an international feline beauty competition in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, April 22, 2012. The contest, far less enjoyed by the cats than by the numerous visitors, was entered by more than 200 felines. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

It was only a matter of time before this sort of thing would happen: A film festival for internet cat videos.

Yes, Salt Lake City’s Westminster College is hosting its first-every Internet Cat Video Film Festival on Thursday night.

The event happens Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bassis Technology Center’s Eportfolio Studio on the Westminster campus, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City.

Snacks will be provided, and the first 25 guests will get catnip cat toys.

The event is sponsored by Westminster’s Giovale Library and the Eportfolio Initiative.