01/16/2014 04:33 EST | Updated 08/28/2014 11:59 EDT

First Annual 'Kitten Bowl' Promises To Be Cute, Adorable (VIDEO)

With the Super Bowl approaching, everyone is gearing up for a championship football game of epic proportions. The heart-stopping plays, the crushing hits, the all-out glory on the gridiron...

But before that, bring on the cats!

The Hallmark Channel will be airing the first annual Kitten Bowl. Taking place a few hours before the human game, this feline version is everything you would expect when you try to get a bunch of baby cats to play football.

Now a lot of you may be thinking, "Hey, Huffington Post article, there's already a cute animal-based rip-off of the Super Bowl. It's called the Puppy Bowl. It's been going on for years!"

Maybe so, but after watching this video, you will see that the Kitten Bowl has a number of key differences. They are as follows:

  1. The adorable kittens
  2. See #1

The Kitten Bowl airs February 2 at 12pm EST on Hallmark.

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