Netizens are left perplexed after a Twitter account shared a video of an animal resembling a cat but with the ears like that of a bat. Since the animal made strange noises unheard my many before, netizens enjoyed guessing what the creature is. And they had several interesting answers.
As seen in the video below, the 'cat' has long stiff pointy ears. It's 'purring' is unusual too. And it seemed bothered by the attention it is receiving from the person holding the camera.
Somebody please explain what this is? 😳pic.twitter.com/J8dkRJufio— Back To Nature (@backt0nature) October 19, 2019
Netizens had a gala time trying to understand what type of animal the pet was. Some of the funniest guesses were – Batcat, Dobby (The elf from Harry Potter), and Cat Dracula. However, it appears that the right answer to the question is the Oriental Shorthair cat.
Batcat???— Sherry Draun (@SherryPie55) October 19, 2019
What you got there my my friend is a Goblin— Ashley Gubtil (@AshleyGubtil) October 19, 2019
Dobby is a free elf.— Rita Lou n Gracie 2 🇨🇦🐈🇨🇦 (@flynnrita149) October 19, 2019
Looks one of thise things from the last Star Wars film— Jameel Moreea (@JMoreea) October 19, 2019
Saruman cross a panther with an ork and a bat. Damn you, Saruman!— JohannSchultz7 (@JohannSchultz7) October 19, 2019
I can confirm it is a Oriental Short Hair Cat— Greg Horton (@lesswan29) October 19, 2019
The Oriental Shorthair cat is closely related to the Siamese cat. The breed is known for its big ears long lean body, and for being in a variety of colours. They are similar to the Siamese car except that they come in all a variety of colours.