We've all been there. After hours of proofreading and double-checking, you are ready to hit the send button on that all important email. And finally, after the email is on its way to its intended receiver, and you breathe a sigh of relief, it hits you — you attached the wrong file. And not just the resume you didn't update, or the first draft of that homework assignment. No, it is something truly embarrassing and there is no getting it back. So, you start mentally planning your funeral and frantically preparing that follow up email to explain to mix up — or if you have a sense of humor, you take a screenshot and post it on social media, because might as well go viral for your mistake, right?
A fella named Alex Sparrow alleges that he made the cardinal sin of all sleep deprived students everywhere, and sent his teacher the wrong attachment. It could have been any number of disastrous things, but it ended up being what looks like a photo of a cat sneezing? Not sure what that cat's face is doing, to be quite honest.
Sparrow freaked out, naturally, but the Internet was enthralled. Would he get in trouble? Would the professor fail him? Is that cat okay?
I’ll keep y’all updated whenever my professor gets back to me— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 20, 2018
He promised updates, and shared the group text thread where all his friends were freaking out over the cat mistake. The cat photo seems to be well-known:
But no answer came:
I GOT TO RESUBMIT— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 22, 2018
WAIT YALL THIS ISNT MY CAT IT WAS A BLESSING FROM THE INTERNET— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 23, 2018
My professor questioned the cat and if she could have it. She said I only had to submit my essay optionally and gave me a 100!!!!!! Its now her wallpaper and will be seen in a future powerpoint at the end of the semester. Bless— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 23, 2018
This is all wonderful news, except for the part where that's not his cat. Where is this famous cat??
People are absolutely delighted with the story and the mystery animal:
That cat was probably way better than whatever else you were supposed to submit 😂— Kat 🎉 (@wowmysolby) April 22, 2018
oh my god i feel like my lungs are going to fucking explode this is too good— Madi (@honeybeemaddy) April 20, 2018
This is purrrfect.— Father Buck (@BjjBuck) April 21, 2018
Except for the haters who think it's FAKE. Everything on the Internet is FAKE?!
Docx extensions don’t show pictures lol— Michael Martitty (@michael_martiny) April 21, 2018
Well it’s there sooooooo🤷♂️— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 21, 2018
so concerned with the amount of ppl that get away with lying on Twitter and thousands of people just blindly accept it— Is that linda? (@river_rAfton) April 22, 2018
People already covered that. Move along— Alex Sparrow (@BBMBennett) April 22, 2018
Let us just have a laugh.— amy (@skinnyisunique) April 22, 2018
As someone who's been killing fun for the past 20 years, I can't accept such a request.— Baka (@Bakabakaonichan) April 22, 2018
I guess if you're a fun ruiner, it's good if you know it.