That’s precisely what Atlas Obscura have posited. The video, filmed by none other than Thomas Edison, shows two cats “boxing.” But don’t worry, no actual punches took place, just swipes in boxing gloves for about 30 seconds. Amongst his plethora of inventions, he was also a film maker. This cat boxing video is probably the least strange and least harmful of his collection.
*whispers* We still prefer Nikola Tesla.