PlayhousePals says... No doubt about it! Some of these folks do quite well indeed. Before Google took over YT, there was a thriving, close knit and oh so supportive community of cat enthusiasts producing some interesting and creative video content ... a few of whom were just starting to "takeoff". Things definitely went downhill and I think it's been much harder to make a living that way since the change. rebuilder said: Do you think Maru's owner gets enough views to make a living from the ad revenue on these vids?