Catturd refers to a popular Twitter page, which publishes posts, giving voice to a conservative and pro-Republican opinions.
The page is often associated with President Donald Trump as well as his popular catchphrase, Make America Great Again.
The profile picture and the general avatar of “Catturd” online is a white cat, wearing glasses, slightly resembling Chemistry Cat from an earlier image macro series.
“Catturd” is a well liked online persona among conservatives, giving voice to countless popular opinions.
The online profile has gained a large media focus in October 2022, following the acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk, who pledged to focus many of his efforts on helping the people silenced by the previous administration due to their support of Donald Trump.
The Twitter page, “Catturd” was first launched on the social media site in September, 2018, amassing a large number of followers over time, reaching over half a million, as of June 29th, 2021.
Tweets of the page would gain a lot of popularity, getting reposted on Twitter as well as on other sites.
While “Catturd” remains the most popular on Twitter, the phenomenon had spread elsewhere on the internet, including the very own site of the page, ilovecatturd as well as YouTube, where parodies and video edits featuring the cat alongside Donald Trump are rampant to this day.
“Catturd” also appears in the podcast series, Patriots in Tune, giving voice to the stance of conservatives on various questions.
In 2021, several accusations have been directed toward Twitter, claiming that the admins of the social media platform have been silencing and restricting the spread of the profile “Catturd”.
News in October 2022 quickly Circled Back to these attacks, due to the pledge of Elon Musk, who swore he would redemocratize Twitter following his acquisition in the same month.
“Catturd” has also been popular on the open source Twitter client site, Nitter, where more of his posts and tweets were made available.
The online infulencer has also proved to be a fashionable object on various merchandise on Amazon, including t-shirts, coffee mugs as well as pieces of art.