Oh no, Mr. Cat! Don’t go near the alligator!

Check out this standoff between an alligator and a New Orleans house cat.

Makes me think of this hilarious compilation of videos showing dogs terrified to walk by seemingly placid cats.

Cats are awesome indeed.

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Shea Gunther ( @sheagunther ) is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.