Pets & Animals

Cat gets head stuck in vase, is hailed as 'Cleocatra' online

Sweet kitty. Good kitty. Silly kitty.

OK, that's all the sympathy the feline becoming known around the Internet as "Cleo-catra" is gonna get: She's doing just fine, and that means we can let the fur fly.

Seriously, look at this glamour puss: Curiosity may not have killed this cat, but it has sure made her life con-fur-sing lately. As a Reddit user noted while posting this purr-cture, his friend's cat got its head "stuck in a vase, freaked out, broke the vase, and was left with this."

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Which actually is pretty hiss-sterical (something we can say since it appears Cleocatra is under medical supervision now). She looks like the spitting image of Bastet, a goddess in ancient Egypt who was often represented as a woman with the head of a cat, or lioness, with heavy neckwear. Or one of the cats who were also worshipped, anyway.

Naturally, Redditors could not pass up this purr-fect opportunity to litter the site with jokes and puns:

"Your friend's cat has transcended the bindings of mere mortals and has become a deity," wrote one.

"I saw that joke coming from a Nile away," replied another.

"Tut, tut, let's not start a pun thread," came a third.

"This is starting to look like a pyramid scheme," wrote a fourth.

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Hey, don't be a sourpuss, we say. It's no cat-astrophe. Get yer claws out: the paw-sibilities are endless!

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