If you’re one of the countless internet surfers or mobile users regularly (or even sporadically) connected to social platforms, you’ve surely noticed that these platforms are lately filled with puzzles, clues, and various playful games.
As an experienced user of platforms like Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably come across this new intellectual challenge with an image or photograph that claims to hide a feline.
The person behind this challenge invites other participants to spot and identify the said cat by deciphering optical illusions.
At first glance, this game seems quite simple.
It’s only when you really dive into the search that you realize why so many people had to scratch their heads to solve this puzzle and why this post has been shared so often.
A real head-scratcher of a challenge
Will you be able to find the hidden cat in this image? At first, the challenge doesn’t seem particularly confusing as it simply involves carefully inspecting the photo to locate the famous cat.
However, upon closer examination of the image, you realize that its creator intentionally chose it to make the task difficult.
In some versions of the challenge, you might see an image of a natural landscape with trees and animals.
To solve it within the given time, the user is supposed to quickly decipher the optical illusions embedded in the image.
In other versions of the challenge, the author shares a photo of their living room or library.
Users are invited to engage in the game by looking for the cat that has (actually) hidden somewhere in the room.
With the cat capable of snuggling into the most unlikely hiding spots, the challenge can be particularly demanding for those lacking attention.
In any case, the game has been an opportunity for users to have fun and stay glued to their screens for several minutes.
Having trouble solving the riddle? Or perhaps you’ve lost patience because the puzzle seems too challenging?
You’ll surely be surprised to learn that the solution was right in front of your eyes all along.
If you focus on certain parts of the image or photo, it’s likely that you could recognize shapes that evoke the silhouette of a cat (or some of its features).
The feline could reveal itself through the image formed by the branches of a tree.
In other versions of the same challenge, you may need to zoom in on a specific part of the image to spot our expert hiding cat.
The trickiest puzzle is the one where the image shows a perfectly camouflaged cat, detectable only through its magnificent piercing eyes.