Washing Machine Cat
by Finn Frode, Denmark
Ivanhoe got out in time
The picture above is not Kimba the Australian washing machine cat, who has recently been in the news. Instead it shows Ivanhoe checking our own machine just like he checked everything, but he was never actually washed in it.
The caretaker of now famous Kimba apparently did not do that, but turned on the machine sending Kimba through a full 30-minute cold wash with a spin cycle at the end. Kimba was rushed to the vet and miraculously survived. The original story is featured at here: Catastrophe as Kimba Survives Spin Cycle
Here is a cutting from the paper:
Our Somali Ivanhoe always got out in time, because before running any machine or device in the house we always checked his whereabouts. We knew curious kittens like him could be hiding just anywhere... 😉