The viral “Woman Yelling At A Cat” meme is set to auction as an NFT to help aid the people of Ukraine during war times. The charity is managed by blockchain charity fund Unchain. This is the second NFT from project manager Eugene Lapitsky to raise money for a charitable cause. Learn more about the auction below!
How Will The Woman Yelling At Cat NFT Change The World?
Memes can change the world! The “Woman Yelling At Cat” meme became the most famous meme of 2019. The meme also became Meme of the Year in 2020. Unchain fund will hold the auction on the Foundation website. The auction is also supported by Taylor Armstrong, Smudge The Cat’s family, and Ukrainian PR community. The auction begins on November 18th at 1 PM New York Time.
Zlodei is the Ukrainian PR agency marketing the auction. Eugene Lapitsky project manager, has held previous NFT auctions. Earlier this year, the popular meme “Coffin Dance” was sold as an NFT and $250,000 from its proceeds were donated to “Come Back Alive” charity fund.
The meme displays a screengrab of superstar Taylor Armstrong, on an earlier season of “The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.” And also features a confused/angry looking Smudge The Cat sitting behind a dinner plate filled with salad. The meme template is one of the most used in the world. It has been used with various variations and fans – including Snoop Dogg, John Cena, Stefon Diggs, and more.
Unchain is Ukrainian blockchain charity fund supported by Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin founded in 2022. Unchain is currently raising funds for Ukrainian people affected by the war and providing them with food, medications, clothing, transport and shelters. Providing detailed and transparent spending reports, the fund has already raised and donated more than $9,300,000 so far.
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Vineet is a storyteller based in Mumbai. Having previously worked for various web2 organizations as a journalist, instructional designer, and event manager, he got into blockchain in early 2021. As a musician by passion, he fell in love with the digital megastructures building the future of art and creativity. He believes that web3 unlocks creativity at a higher level, and works towards onboarding music projects to the space.