Reality TV seems to be a thing that has come to stay, no matter how much people protest the genre. Iceland has a show that puts the rest of them to shame by "out-cuting" them all. It is called Keeping Up With The Kattarshians and it features the lives of a litter of sweet kittens living together in their own little house. TV has never been this adorable.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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Their little house has just four rooms -- a kitchen where they can eat, a living room with kitten-sized chairs for relaxing, a bathroom for no reason, and a bedroom complete with bunk beds. Everything is sized for kitten comfort and play.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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Four cameras are focused on everything they do, and fortunately they are not camera shy. They play, prance, nap, eat, and roughhouse their way through every day. It is the ultimate in low-key entertainment. As I was writing this I checked in on them and four were curled up and sleeping in one bunk bed.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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They started earlier this year with four nine-week old kittens -- Guðni, Stubbur, Briet, and Ronja. The kittens are not permanent residents of the house. They are up for adoption and it doesn't take a long time for that to happen once people watch the show.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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The current babies in the house are Halldór Laxness, Gæl, Ragga Gista, Fanndis Friðriks, and Snotra. I love that last name! The kittens are not there all on their own. Mama cat, Ilmur, will occasionally make an appearance on camera.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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The original quartet were found (along with their mother) in a parking lot in Reykjavik. The local news website Nútiminn and the cat shelter Kattavinafélagið  partnered together to create this live-streaming reality show featuring the kits to encourage cat adoption.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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The show is something like a combination of Big Brother and Keeping Up with the Kardashians but no one gets voted out of the house. Well, they do get adopted out which is the whole point of the show. Still, there is no shortage of action and conflict, especially when Mama nails one to the floor for a bath.

Keeping Up With The Kattarshians
Keeping Up With The Kattarshians

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In this house no one cares if the kitties are on the tables or counters. They have the run of the place -- and more. There is also an off-camera area where more toys are available for play.

It took more than a year for producer Inga Lind Karlsdóttir to get the show off the ground. She wanted to make sure that every part of it was good for the cats involved and she also wanted to have the approval of all of the animal welfare authorities. All of the people who were laughing at her idea aren't laughing now. The show quickly became the website's biggest draw.

Keeping Up with the Kattarshians
Keeping Up with the Kattarshians

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Karlsdóttir says that Keeping Up with the Kattarshians is the perfect show for cat lovers who are allergic. They can enjoy all of the antics of the kittens without the itching and sneezing.

It is super easy to watch these precious pusses. To live stream camera 1, click here. To live stream camera 2, click here. To live stream camera 3, click here. To live stream camera 4, click here. To keep up with the Kattarshians on Facebook, click here.

Sources: Broadly.Vice, The Telegraph, Time, Bored Panda

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