‘I’m not a cat’: Video shows lawyer can’t turn off kitten filter during Zoom court appearance

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A virtual courtroom hearing came to an abrupt paws in southwest Texas on Tuesday when an attorney inadvertently appeared on screen as a computer-filter-generated cat. The mundane civil forfeiture hearing took a hilarious turn when Presidio County Attorney Rod Ponton arrived in Zoom court in the form of a fluffy white and brown kitten. For about 30 somewhat awkward, but mostly funny seconds, Ponton struggled to remove the filter.