ROCK CLIMBING KITTY
Her name is Lala, and the gym is Boulbaka 2 in Okinawa, Japan. She's learned to stay off the mats when people are climbing, but sometimes will go over to the beginner's wall and show off. She doesn't get any treats for climbing, but having a small crowd cheering her on seems to motivate her a lot. She likes the attention!
SOME TOP CAT FACTS FOR YOU:
This interesting fact about cats is guaranteed to wow at your next dinner party. Did you know that originally it was thought that Egyptians domesticated the cat? Butin 2004, French archaeologists discovered a 9,500 year old cat grave in Cyprus. This makes this the oldest known pet cat and it predates Egyptian art about cats by over 4,000 years!
An orange tabby cat called Stubbs was the mayor of Talkeetna, a small town in Alaska for 20 years! He had several uncontested elections and although he didn’t hold any legislative power, he was loved by locals and tourists alike.
The richest cat in the world according to Guinness World Records is Blackie. When his millionaire owner passed away he refused to recognise his family in his will and instead gave his 7-million-pound fortune to Blackie! We can’t believe that interesting cat fact!
Have you ever noticed that cats walk like camels and giraffes? Their walking sequence is both right feet first, followed by both left feet, so they move half of their body forward at once. Camels and giraffes are the only other animals to walk this way.