Introduction: Get Your Cat's Attention for Videos.
Trying to make that next viral cute kitty video? Here are a few ways on how to get your kitty to look towards the camera.
a kitty that won't mind you making weird noises or waving things in the air, but will be interested
a working video camera
string or yarn
Step 1: A Noisy Method.
OK, first you wait for your kitty to sleep. About 10 minutes (or when you feel like it) setup your camera next to your kitty. Gently wake your kitty. When it's eyes is open, start your camera and make weird noises. From the "alien" to the "boom-shaka-laka" to the "zoom" noises.
A problem with this method is you may not want these noises in your final video, so you have to over lap with music or another audio recording of the room without the noises.
Step 2: A Drunken Method.
No, you may not bring alcohol into this. What I am talking about is catnip. Catnip is like marihuana for your kitty.
Wave the cat nip (or cat nip filled toy) under your cat's nose. Now, turn your camera on, and start recording.
Move the catnip above the camera the way you want your cat to move it's head. Be aware that the catnip may be replaced with something that your kitty likes. (Example, if your kitty is Garfield wave lasagna over or under your camera.)
This method may take a few tries.
Step 3: Dangling by a Thread.
This is more for something like "tempting your cat with food".
Take your thread and dangle it above your camera. This could be used to make it seem like the cat is trying to reach something.
Well, there you go. I hope to have a video with these 3 things soon.
Step 4: Now for a Test Film.
Did you use this instructable in your video? Post it in the comments below!