'I’m not a cat': lawyer gets stuck on Zoom kitten filter during court case
A lawyer showed up to virtual court in the 394th district of Texas with a kitten filter turned on, the cat moving its lips and eyes, as Rod Ponton said he and his assistant were attempting to remove the filter during the court case.
The judge later posted the snipped and wrote: 'If a child used your computer before you join a virtual hearing, check the Zoom video options to be sure filters are off. This kitten just made a formal announcement on a case in the 394th.'
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  • Lucky The dog
    Lucky The dog

    It was soooo funny

  • Josh Allen the GOAT
    Josh Allen the GOAT

    Is nobody gonna talk about how the judge knows how to use zoom filters?

  • Richard Gfeller
    Richard Gfeller

    Plot twist: rod ponton is actually an animagus and just didn't manage to get into his human shape in time😂

  • Sha Lo
    Sha Lo

    I'm not a cat ... ....... .......... ............. ................ I...can see that

  • Runaway Royalty
    Runaway Royalty

    I wanted to be a lawyer 2 months ago and now I really wanna be a lawyer 😫😫

  • Нахер Ник
    Нахер Ник

    0:31 I'm not a cat Man looked up laughed and thought: lier

  • Doctor Catnip
    Doctor Catnip

    That’s my actual cousin pretending to be a human lawyer again. 🤦🏽

  • Aditya Nair
    Aditya Nair

    That moan at 0:12 though. All in all, very well handled.

  • TheBlackCat

    0:19 its so cute how he nods in accordance with the judge

  • Selene Becker
    Selene Becker

    I’m here, but I’m not a cat!😹 I’m not here, and I wish I was a cat!

  • Ptao Tom
    Ptao Tom

    The way he looks at the bottom left, that's undeniable sheer unadulterated panic

  • Nemetona225

    A Purrrrfect Cat astrophe 😹😸

  • Yael Webber
    Yael Webber

    Nothing wrong with been a cat

  • CoyoteFlowerrs 123
    CoyoteFlowerrs 123

    The human filter wasn't working so he had to make an excuse

  • aaronpiper92

    rob ponton is tuning in from zootopialand

    • Ptao Tom
      Ptao Tom

      This is a National treasure

  • Rafael Guzman
    Rafael Guzman

    Lol 😂

  • Bobby Marm
    Bobby Marm

    Just had a great laugh right meow... “uuuh” hahaha

  • Chip Mun.K
    Chip Mun.K

    The cat: sh*t I forgot putting Human filter on

  • Jesse Chingang
    Jesse Chingang


  • Laurenty Kalashnikov
    Laurenty Kalashnikov

    Poor guy , he became a meme ...

  • ceo of Pyro gaming
    ceo of Pyro gaming

    pyro gaming

  • Meyaka Brown
    Meyaka Brown

    It's obviously a cat. 🙄

  • L


  • 바견이아버지

    Cat: dang it..! Forgot to turn on my human filter

  • 알파카


  • bofooit gojo
    bofooit gojo

    Client: "I hired this guy as my lawyer, he's pretty expensive but I heard he's a very serious guy." Lawyer:

  • Lee Churchill
    Lee Churchill

    That's exactly what a cat would say🤔

  • I did some stuff
    I did some stuff

    "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited. Violation may constitute contempt of court and result in a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 180 days." -ISdowns video of hearing

  • Irène

    This is a National treasure

    • bofooit gojo
      bofooit gojo

      The sound at 0:12 is the best part

  • aluisious

    Jerry L Phillips is like "wait, what?" and that reaction seals the deal.

  • Madhatters matter
    Madhatters matter

    nine lives (2016)

  • AxelrodDaniel

    "Fur real, Your Honor! I'm not Kit-ten around!" What a cat-astrophe.

  • Wouter van der Meer
    Wouter van der Meer

    Roaring kitty (Keith Gill) when he has to make his opening statement:

  • Pie In The Sky
    Pie In The Sky

    It wouldn’t be so bad if he said, I’m not a cat

  • Jedi Penguin
    Jedi Penguin

    Hes actually a cat and have been using the human filter from the start, this time he forgot to turn it on.

  • h4nz man
    h4nz man

    I love how Phillips enjoys it and Bauer looks like full of amazement and envy together. :D

  • Grape

    Was this recorded legally?

  • Galo Reinoso
    Galo Reinoso

    the voice and the filter perfectly match! 🤣🤣

  • John Petersen
    John Petersen

    So who recorded this, and are they subject to a $500 fine and 6 months in jail?

  • Groovadelic 42oh
    Groovadelic 42oh

    That was definitely a cat whos lawyer filter was malfunctioning

  • Tylor Phillips
    Tylor Phillips

    0:31 "Im not a cat" sus

  • Carel Sánchez
    Carel Sánchez

    _Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited_ The Guardian:

  • Freight Train
    Freight Train

    Imagine working your whole life as a lawyer, could be the most honorable and professional person in the world, but noone knew him. Now the entire world knows him - as that Lawyers Who Is NOT A Cat. This world is not fair. lol

  • Paul

    The sound at 0:12 is the best part

  • Mparker123

    You can hear the desperation in his voice

  • moma bang
    moma bang

    plot twist: the two judges are cats using a human filter

  • Rome Romaine
    Rome Romaine

    Baaa, just like Hank Hill.

  • yols gee
    yols gee

    “I’m prepared to go forward with it” Sheer determination of the cat (who has realised it’s just lost one of its 9 lives)

  • Michael Stout
    Michael Stout

    "Recording or live streaming this hearing is punishable by 180 days in jail" 🤔

  • Death Larsen
    Death Larsen

    Top Troll supreme overload

  • Glen Coco
    Glen Coco

    "I'm not a cat" 8 million people: _interesting_

  • j0nnyism

    Lawyer experiences existential crisis using zoom. That should’ve been the newspaper headline

    • zijuiy wttuy
      zijuiy wttuy

      He is such a treasure...as a cat or not...

  • Peter Jakobsen
    Peter Jakobsen

    Gamestop Investor Keith Gill's opening statement brought me her. LOL! "I am not a cat"

    • zijuiy wttuy
      zijuiy wttuy

      "I'm not a cat" Judge: "I can see that"...as he sees a cat...

  • M A
    M A

    *This is where the masterpiece meme begin*

  • Lyra Rosenfeld
    Lyra Rosenfeld

    BRB, adopting a cat just so that I can name it Rod Ponton...

  • Valorous Heart
    Valorous Heart

    Mr. Ponten: I'm here and I am not a cat. Me: Objection! Judge: On what grounds? Me: Unsubstantiated, this court has not proved verifiably Mr. Ponten is not a cat!

  • Tasty Burger
    Tasty Burger

    0:36 the guy in the upper right corner was holding his laugh 😅

  • ScoutTheeDog 18
    ScoutTheeDog 18


  • Gerardo Rivera
    Gerardo Rivera

    Persona 5 Morgana in a nutshell.

  • Omar E
    Omar E


  • Aamir K
    Aamir K

    Anyone here for the comments?

  • Rafa Garcia
    Rafa Garcia

    Im not a cat, that its what a cat Will say

  • Issa Rae's Body Double
    Issa Rae's Body Double

    Why did zoom add these? We use zoom professionally

  • Issa Rae's Body Double
    Issa Rae's Body Double

    It’s the panicked “uhm”.

  • RRS

    I love that guy Jerry's reaction.. He looks up when he hears cat then starts chuckling.. haha

  • Bhushan

    Majesty this cat is lying don't fall in trap speaking cat it's not joke ....

  • Jezza Lenko
    Jezza Lenko

    "I'm not a cat" Judge: "I can see that"...as he sees a cat...

  • lorreemud

    He is such a treasure...as a cat or not...

  • 916 Cookies
    916 Cookies



    I love how inadvertently guilty the cat looks in the filter as soon as they realize it, it's perfect

    • lorreemud

      Purrfect. Soz. so predictable.

  • Ras Annunaki
    Ras Annunaki

    Okay so first step to fix this is:.... CAN YOU GRAB THE MOUSE ? :)

  • Just be yourself
    Just be yourself


  • Bordan Jelfort
    Bordan Jelfort

    I didn't knew DFV was a lawyer.

    • Wouter van der Meer
      Wouter van der Meer

      “I like the stock”

  • g4 _
    g4 _

    "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited." hmmmm

  • squishmalow cat 4567
    squishmalow cat 4567

    That is so emberasing 😫

    • Donnie Darko
      Donnie Darko

      It's not, actually it's one of the funniest things that could have happened this year

  • RandomStranger_3

    Jerry L. Phillips' reaction: ......😐🤨😏

  • Guy Nicholson
    Guy Nicholson

    Just imagine how much happiness is being brought to people watching this! The world over!

  • Asiya Khan
    Asiya Khan

    *Meanwhile* : Jerry L. Philips takin a power nap till he hears the word *'cat'*

  • The Joker
    The Joker

    "I am not a cat" *Sounds like a cat would say that*

  • fat cheese man
    fat cheese man

    *im not a cat*

  • Elise S. Corner
    Elise S. Corner

    It's so cute XD

  • hen ko
    hen ko

    The way he looks at the bottom left, that's undeniable sheer unadulterated panic

  • JxT1957

    "im not a cat" how dumb, thats as dumb as someone saying "im not dead"

    • Dumb LUCK07
      Dumb LUCK07

      Yeah but you're not dead if you say you're not dead ;)

  • oldannyboy37

    "I am not a cat." That's exactly what a cat would say.

  • Ashen Phoenix
    Ashen Phoenix

    Hes so old and donw with this!

  • thescowlingschnauzer

    We are all Jerry L. Philips.

  • Rika Lyrk
    Rika Lyrk

    New Ace attorney series look great

  • Thaddäus Klein
    Thaddäus Klein

    _The District Court:_ "Recording of this hearing or live stream is prohibited. Violation may constitute contempt of court and reault in a fine of up to $500 and a jail term of up to 180 days" _The Guardian:_ Yes. _Me:_ Lol

  • L N
    L N

    He is a cat

  • krisko px
    krisko px

    Very funny great from France 😂😺

  • nos



    Recording is prohibited. ok

  • Fa Fa
    Fa Fa

    Plot twist : It's a cat forgot using his human filter

  • SumriseHD

    Who's here after said he's not a cat either?

  • Igor Ferreira
    Igor Ferreira

    I arrived here by "Amigos Internautas" one podcast about funny news, thanks guys, I'm laughing a lot

  • vladabuba

    "I'm not a cat" And then it tries to turn on human filter.

  • A S
    A S

    Him and roaring kitty are definitely cats 🐈

  • Baxattax

    hmmmmm....not sure i believe him


    ..better than offline courtroom drama 😎

    • Emily An
      Emily An

      This happened to me when I was in class once and i could not get it off

  • Jeremy Malander
    Jeremy Malander

    Gibbs Bauer? That’s the greatest band name ever.

    • Emily An
      Emily An

      "Judge, get meowt of here! I'm not the purr-petrator!"

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