update: don’t know how but I seem to have left out the video in the original post.
So yesterday Melissa was over and the conversation got on the topic of cats and she said “you know if you put a sock on a cat they fall over right?”.
Well no I did not know that. However I have socks. And I also have cats. Time for SCIENCE!
The end results seems to be that laser pointer wins out over sock induced paralysis.