By JOHN L. MONE and JILL BLEED Associated Press
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Texas attorney Rod Ponton’s appearance as a fluffy kitten during an online court hearing provided a moment of levity to a pandemic- and Zoom-fatigued world.
But that specific, adorable filter may be tough to find for anyone looking to replicate the viral moment.
Ponton told The Associated Press that he was using his assistant’s 10-year-old desktop Dell computer when he logged in for a routine civil forfeiture hearing Tuesday in Presidio County, Texas, where he serves as prosecutor.
Ponton says his appearance looked normal on the webcam as he waited to be let into the Zoom hearing in Judge Roy Ferguson’s court. But when the hearing began, to his shock and dismay, he was a cat.
Read the whole story on the Ledger/LCJ daily newsletter.