Outside window cleaner on 22nd floor plays with a domestic cat

Indoor apartment cat intrigued with the activities of the window cleaner

Indoor apartment cat intrigued with the activities of the window cleaner. Screenshot.

I believe that there are a lot of apartment cats enjoying their moments with window cleaners outside, often hundreds of feet above ground. I bumped into three stories today on the Internet and the one that I’m featuring here is but one example.

Scooter, lives on the 22nd floor of an apartment block in Toronto, Canada. His human caregiver is Daniella Morales, 30. She captured on video the moment that Scooter became intrigued with the activities of the window cleaner outside on one of those dangerous-looking mobile platforms which I certainly couldn’t use.

Daniella takes Scooter out for walks on a lead but it seems that he needs a bit more, which means that he was immediately intrigued with the activity. It is a bit like cat television to him. What is nice about the video is that the window cleaner enjoyed the interaction and started playing with Scooter using his window cleaning equipment.

After the encounter, Scooter waited for an hour at the window for the cleaner to return. The video is on TikTok and it’s been viewed a million times. I can’t find it because there’s lots of Daniella Morales TikTok users! But one online business, Caters Clips, has converted it to a YouTube video.

A different window cleaner employed to do the same kind of work on these tower blocks said: “I’m a window cleaner just like this guy and honestly, seeing cats in the window trying to chase the tools makes my day.”

As I said, I think there are a lot of cats and a lot of window cleaners enjoying themselves a hundred foot above the ground. MSN reports on another example (but there are many others I believe) of a cat whose name is Guinness who regularly interacts with a window cleaner. Guinness and his human companion, Rina Takei, live in Pimlico, central London.

It’s quite interesting really because window cleaning does create some interesting patterns on the windows. The point I’m making is that they’ve got the tools and the means to entertain a domestic cat. They are going to be full-time indoor cats unless they are walked out on a lead. These sorts of little interludes in their lives will therefore be very enjoyable and stimulating.


Infographic on 5 thoughts on excess weight in cats

Infographic on 5 thoughts on excess weight in cats

This is a pretty basic infographic but I feel that it is useful to restate the basics from time to ...
Read More
We keep cats indoors full-time primarily for the benefit of the owner

Full-time indoor cats are being short-changed on mental stimulation

The trend towards keeping domestic cats indoors full-time, particularly in developed countries where there are predators such as the USA, ...
Read More
Window perch for indoor cats

The 5 freedoms and full-time indoor living for cats

There is a policy called the Five Freedoms which applies to farm livestock, and which has been mentioned in a ...
Read More
Domestic cat health - indoor versus indoor and outdoor lives

Are indoor or indoor/outdoor cats healthier?

You would think that the answer is obvious and that you would say that indoor cats are healthier than indoor/outdoor ...
Read More
British Shorthair - an indoor cat

Why are British Shorthairs indoor cats?

British Shorthair cats are purebred, pedigree cats when registered with a cat association. They have a distinctive appearance indicating that ...
Read More
Domestic cat predation study in the UK

British study says that pet cats kill 270 million animals a year

This sort of pet cat study about predation on wildlife in the UK is another example of pressure being placed ...
Read More
Orange cat collar: clever idea or a dud? It helps recover lost indoor cats.

Orange cat collar: clever idea or a dud? It helps recover lost indoor cats.

Introduction - May 21, 2022: I am revisiting this page almost 7 years after I first wrote it in 2015 ...
Read More
Outdoors cats

Outdoor cat problems – they are multifarious

This is about the indoor-outdoor cat debate primarily. This is a huge topic and I touch on some of those ...
Read More

Note: sources for news articles are carefully selected but the news is often not independently verified.

Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 74-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare. If you want to read more click here.

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *