It's no secret that Decibel writers spend lots of time looking at pictures of cats on the internets. The December 2009 issue featured the Cutest Kittehs in Metal story. We're disciples of I Can Has Cheezburger and Cute Overload. When I stumbled upon this picture of a 4-month-old European Burmese kitten at some ridiculous cat costume party, I couldn't help but notice the striking resemblance to dB's recent Shagrath cover. Both creatures are of indeterminate gender. Both sport wigs of long black hair. Both are very dramatic. Let's do a little rundown of the action.
Shagrath: Abrahadabra Kitteh: Cleopatreh
Shagrath: Helmet by Cthulhu Kitten: Helmet by Petco
Shagrath: "Vengeance is mine!" Kitten: "I pooped on the red carpet"
Shagrath: Has a band Kitten: Has a cheezburger
Shagrath: Applies corpsepaint every morning Kitteh: Was born with these markings
Shagrath: Porked a lot of chicks Kitteh: Has squired three purebred litters and his sperm is worth thousands
Shagrath: Dimmu Borgir Kitteh: Gimmeh Burger
Kitteh: Has fancy friend Shagrath: No friend
Shagrath: Wants to donkey punch you Kitteh: Wants to donkey punch you