Sphynx cat named Arlo shows off "knees" in viral video

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Los Angeles, CA (Reuters / CBS Newspath) -- A Sphynx cat named Arlo has captured the imagination of the Internet with his distinctive knees and a hypnotizing look.

A Sphynx cat named Arlo has captured the imagination of the Internet with his distinctive knees and a hypnotizing look. Courtesy: "The Dark Lord" / Instagram / Reuters / CBS Newspath

A video uploaded on February 24 shows the one-year-old cat nicknamed "The Dark Lord" as he sits in a unusual pose on the top of the fridge and stares down with a thoughtful look in Los Angeles, California.

The video went viral, racking up nearly 763,000 views on Instagram by Wednesday (March 7).

According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Sphynx cat is a hairless breed of domestic cat that emerged for the first time in 1975.