The auditions are on and the choices are difficult — there are just so many cats with amazing acting abilities!

In this funny clip, check out guardians acting out death scenes with their cats, some of who are playing their role so well that there could be an Oscar nomination in the works. While the premise of these acting scenes appear sinister, don’t fret — these felines are in no real danger; it’s all just a bit of play, a bit of fun. Now go ahead, and hit the play button on the video below to witness these cats’ awesome acting talents!

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