What does “like herding cats” mean?

The phrase herding cats comes from the common saying that something involving coordination of many different groups or people is as difficult as herding cats.

An idiom denoting a futile attempt to control or organize a class of entities which are inherently uncontrollable ā€“ as in the difficulty of attempting to command a large number of cats into a group (herd).

What does “like herding cats” mean?
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