March 11, 2014

Cats With Jet Packs!

Rocket Cats

No, it’s not the title of a cheap new sci-fi movie, but something very different. Namely, a centuries-old puzzle that is all over the Net right now. One of those that has highlighted this animal-based oddity is Britain’s Independent newspaper. In a new article they begin…

“From Nyan cat to leaping feline fails the airborne moggie is quite rightly a harmless obsession for those who create internet memes. Experts studying fanciful illustrations from a circa-1530 manual on artillery and siege warfare, however, appear to have uncovered a less innocent use for cats in flight. Images from the manual, which was digitised by the University of Pennsylvania, appear to show jet packs strapped to the backs of cats and doves.”

Read on for more about the strange saga of the flying felines…

Nick Redfern About Nick Redfern
Punk music fan, Tennents Super and Carlsberg Special Brew beer fan, horror film fan, chocolate fan, like to wear black clothes, like to stay up late. Work as a writer.

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