Natasha Reda
July 19, 2019 8:06 am

By now, we’re pretty certain you’ve watched the fur-filled Cats trailer, featuring a star-studded cast that includes Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, James Corden, and Jennifer Hudson. On Thursday, July 18th, fans finally got their first glimpse at the Broadway musical-turned-movie; however, it’s definitely not what everyone expected—not even close. Let’s just say the Cats trailer left many viewers utterly shocked and uncomfortable, which of course led to the best memes and jokes Twitter had to offer.

In a nutshell, the two-minute preview sees the stars transformed into felines thanks to CGI. The movie, which is directed by Tom Hooper (the person behind the films The King’s Speech and Les Misérables), has actors keeping their human bodies and faces but covered in “digital fur” and given pointy ears and tails that are sure to give some people nightmares…or a laugh.

Though Swift seems happy about her transformation, tweeting, “I am a cat now and somehow that was everything,” the internet has collectively agreed they’re horrified.

Check out the Cats trailer for yourself, below:

Within minutes, Twitter exploded with the most hilarious Cats memes.

One Twitter user asked what most of us were all thinking…

Even Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane couldn’t help but chime in with this Stewie-appropriate Gif that pretty much sums up how we all feel.

If this is how the internet reacted to the trailer, we can expect a lot more memes and jokes when Cats hits theaters everywhere on December 20th, 2019.

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