April 23, 2014|2:36 pm

Cat toy (Screenshot: MrYabawy/YouTube)

Unable to deny its fundamental catness, the kitty on the recliner just can't resist the toy that's being bounced teasingly in front of its face. That in itself, however, isn't really worth the nearly 1 million views this video has pulled in since it was posted Saturday.

But when the camera pulls back, you see it – the hilarious secret that makes this brief pet moment a viral hit.