This Jesmond Cat Wishes He Had the Power of Flight


Jesmond’s cat population brighten up the community simply by their presence. You’ll often walk around and be confronted by a friendly purr and a gentle tinkle. This moggie, spotted on Thursday on St. George’s Terrace, seemed unusually focused compared to the usual outgoing type of cat you see in and around the area.

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Despite any amount of cajoling and whistling, the cat wasn’t diverting its attention from whatever was in the hedge.

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And it became clear why: two jackdaws were busy up in the branches of the tree, feathering themselves and building a nest.

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And still our feline friend sits waiting to pounce. But he’s unlikely to get anywhere – simply because of the anatomical drawbacks of being a humble household cat.

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A cat can dream, though.