Need a chuckle? Look no further than the latest bizarre photo fad to sweep across the Internet. Called “Cat Beard,” the meme involves shooting a self-portrait with your face above a cat’s head. If you can nail the right perspective, you get a humorous photograph that looks like you have a strange beard covering your face (and a frown as well).
The photo above was contributed to the meme by Instagram user Cee Please. Here are some other Cat Beard photographs that have been created so far:
A quick search on Google Trends reveals that “cat beard” has become quite a trend in 2013 (though the term did exist for a number of years before):
If you’d like to participate in this latest meme with your own cat, just tag your photo with the hashtag #catbeard on your favorite photo sharing service. Instagram currently has over 1000 photographs with that tag. There’s also a new website dedicated to featuring Cat Beard photos.