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Mr Sandman: Viral Cat Video Inspires Pet Owners to Film Their Own Animals

The #mrsandmanchallenege meme also found its way on Twitter and Instagram, where several tweets posts have racked up hundreds of thousands of shares and millions more video views.

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Updated:August 26, 2019, 2:52 PM IST
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Mr Sandman: Viral Cat Video Inspires Pet Owners to Film Their Own Animals
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A new trend has taken social media by storm which uses a nine-camera split filter and the 1954 song Mr Sandman, by the barbershop-pop group the Chordettes.

The trend was started a couple of months back by a TikTok user Enoch True and since then a number of videos have emerged showing people lipsyncing to the song using the nine-camera split filter turning the #mrsandmanchallenge go viral on social media.

Recently, another version of the meme took the internet by storm showcasing a performance to the song -- by a cat.

According to Bored Panda, the video was posted by a 17-year-old student from Canada, called Jade Taylor-Ryan, who posted a video of her cat Ed, inspired by his ginger coat and the obvious relation to Ed Sheeran, which has garnered over two lakh views.

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The video that started it all! #sandmancat

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The meme #mrsandmanchallenege also found its way on Twitter, and Instagram, where several tweets have racked up hundreds of thousands of shares and millions more video views.

A number of people have taken to social media to post videos of their felines since then, putting their clips into the nine-camera split filter. Here's what they posted:

Some have even posted clips with their corgis or cocker spaniels to the song:

While one has even made a clip using a stuffed-toy, while another has made a clip with a baby.

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