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Cat from Chora {Naxos}

cat and mouse

Under the right circumstances, almost any cat will hunt a mouse. As many of the cats on the Greek island of Naxos are strays and thus not allowed inside the homes, many of them live for the hunt.

World-renowned photographer Hans Silvester managed to capture the fascinating behavior of a mouse-chasing cat in Chora. The result is in these pictures.

Is your cat a mouser too? Or does he prefer to hunt other animals?

cat hunts mouse
dancing cat
cat hunting mouse

Source: Cats in the Sun by Hans Silvester

hans silvester photography

10 comments:

  1. Those are some great action shots. If one of my cats had the chance, she'd hunt mice and anything that moved.

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  2. Looks like the pussy cat Ian victorious Andy quite satisfied. I love black cats

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  3. Wow! What impeccable timing, you were actually able to get live action shots! Looks like a heck of a chase, thanks for the share. Enjoyed seeing this post.
    World of Animals

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  4. these are some really great captures ..... ! ☺☺♥♥

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  5. What amazing photos! Really striking! Thank you for sharing

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  6. Those are some cool and amazing photos! Gorgeous cat!

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  7. We used to have a cat who would only catch dead mice. He'd wait until he heard the mouse trap slam shut, then open the closet door and put the dead mouse - trap and all - where I'd step on it getting out of bed in the morning. The resulting shriek was an excellent alarm clock for my husband.
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  8. Great action shots, my cats thankfully never caught one! Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

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  9. So sweet little boy! <3 I've tried whole pray food once and my cats liked it. But actually they were just playing, they didn't want to eat it the mice later.

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