A long cat.
- Date Discovered: 12/2002
- Discovered On: 2ch
Longcat is one of the first cat memes. It was originally posted in the days before LOLcats and is loved as an original meme. Often associated with the phrase "Longcat is loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong". Unlike LOLcats, Longcat never had a misspelled caption. Longcat was a meme in its own right.
Longcat was first posted on 2ch by a Japanese man. Longcat's real name is Shiroi, which is Japanese for "white". "She" is adorable and regardless of Shiroi's real life gender, Longcat will almost always be referred to as male.
Current statusLongcat is still one of the most popular and most classic cat memes.
- Longcat has an evil twin known as "Tacgnol" (Longcat backwards). Tacgnol is black and matches Longcat in length.