The cat tax is the requirement to post cute pictures of your cat when you mention them on the internet.
Prima: "My cat is so sweet! She claws me in the face when her bowl is empty."

Segunda: "You forgot to pay the cat tax."

Prima: "My mistake! Here is a picture of my jerk cat."
by Anyhoozle December 18, 2020
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The cat tax is the requirement to post cute pictures of your cat when you mention them on the internet.
Prima: "My cat is so sweet! She claws me in the face when her bowl is empty."

Segunda: "You forgot to pay the cat tax."

Prima: "My mistake! Here is a picture of my jerk cat."
by Anyhoozle December 18, 2020
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To give credit towards Cats on an image board. Typical use on Imgur.
"Cat Tax" (posts an image of a Cat when the subject is not that of a cat)
by Finesir January 28, 2015
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An image of a cat as a gesture of gratitude to someone that had done you a favor or is in the process of doing you a favor. Usually to remove any sign of sarcasm.
SMS: Thank you for switching me shifts!
MMS: (image of cat)

SMS: Cat Tax!
by BenderIsGreat32 January 2, 2017
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A random cat picture sent through a cyber message system. An action that resembles a car's random behavior. Sometimes used as an ice breaker.
I could not think of a reason to initiate a conversation with person A, so i sent him/her a Cat Tax.
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A picture of cute cat serving as payment for violating the unwritten rules of a photo message board, such as Imgur.

Posts deserving a cat tax include: posting selfies, feeding the trolls, making bad puns.
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(cat tax paid)
by Enter the Void February 1, 2017
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A small debt incurred between friends which can not be precisely determined.
Can I give you a few bucks as cat tax for always using your shower?
by AJ Omaits December 11, 2008
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