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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

SSA Uses Cats, Celebs To Introduce Requirements for Applications For Benefits

Anthony Weiner may not be a fan of cat videos (even though he and his family have cats of their own), but the Social Secuity Administration definitely likes cats on film. In fact, it likes them so much that it is featuring them as guides to its online retirement tools. The cats don't actually give much out much step by step information. They're more like warm and cuddly ambassadors to the concept of paperwork. Well, they're cats, after all, and all this advice-dispensing is eating into their naptime.

Check out some of the videos here, here, and here. There's also a Star Trek themed video for Trekkers, featuring George Takei and Patty Duke. Oh, my.

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