08/29/2014 02:42 pm ET | Updated Aug 29, 2014

Laser Pointer Proves That Cats And Children Are Basically The Same

This just in: super-scientific experimentation has proven that cats and kids are pretty much operating on the same level.

The video above, uploaded by YouTube user abbadontaud, captures a toddler and cat excitedly chasing the bouncing red dot of a laser pointer together. Both seem equally invested in catching the red dot, and equally assured of its real, tactile existence. If they just try hard enough...

"Again, my child and cat are on the same wavelength," the uploader wrote in the video's description. It's a thought to which most pet-owning parents can probably relate.


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