Do you believe in angels? This male cat at Xianyang city
in Shaanxi province
has wings grown on the back.
According to his master Granny Feng, it all began about
one month ago when the spring arouse the passion of the
female cats in the neighbourhood, who somehow decided that
Granny Feng’s pet should be this year’s new Cat Idol.
Pity there are no regulations in any country that govern
the relationship between the pets, so the new heartthrob
has to bear the sexual harassment from his female fans
day and night.
It is unclear about the exact contents of the flirtatious
message those cat-ladies sent to him through their wild
body language and rowdy screaming, but what is clear is
that they made a strong impact on him physically, and possibly
spiritually: He began to grow wings.
That could be a telling example of what love (and
perceptions of others, and expectations of oneself) can
do to people, and cats. Or, perhaps it tells nothing –
the cat just has two strange-shaped tumours grown on his
This golden bachelor cat is in fact not an only angel-wanna-be
in China. Last year Chinese media reported another case
in southern Guizhou province
in which it was a female cat that grew wings. And a year
before, at Hanzhong in Shaanxi province a cat who refused
all other diet but chicken and milk reportedly developed
a pair of wings each over 200 mm in length and walked in
a way as if on the verge of taking off to fly.
Another cat in Henan Province
would not mind what to eat and never pretends to take off
from the ground, but whenever she gets upset or angry,
her wings will erect to make a visual statement of her
Death of Black Jake
pupil in the Heaven