And we thought the zombie apocalypse would involve humans…
Sometimes cats can amuse themselves without really trying. Often I have wondered what cats are thinking when they sit and stare at you or an object behind you. One pet owner in France learned as much, when a pack of at least six cats attacked the woman while she was walking her dog near a forested area in Belfort on a warm Sunday evening in late July.
Actually, I severely doubt the average person could handle a pack of cats attacking them. One, most likely. Two, probably. Three, maybe. Six, unlikely. The 31-year-old woman sustained several injuries on her legs and arms, including a nicked artery. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment, while her pet poodle, which was also wounded in the cat attack, was separately transported to a veterinarian clinic.
The local veterinarian called the savage encounter “abnormal behavior” and could not explain why the stray felines committed the act of apparent aggression, daily newspaper L’Est Républicain reports.
As Valérie Dramard, a veterinary behaviourist, writes in a contributing piece on Le Nouvel Observateur:
“Cats are not the new zombies of the apocalypse. They are (very) simply territorial and unfriendly with unknown species.”
Imagine getting assaulted by a bunch of croissant-toting cats with little berets, and sporting a touch of reefer madness.
The revolution, it has begun!
Mon Dieu! La Résistance Des Chats!
The chaps below are not part of the “la resistance” and I saw them on our local BIA Facebook page. They need to be adopted. Please find them a forever home!
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