Watching a cat play is one of the joys of life. From “follow the pull string” to “chase the red dot.” Cats love nothing more than to play hunt with things. But if you are really lucky and have a camera nearby you might catch them playing with something you can’t see, but just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it isn’t there…
Ten Crazy or Imaginative Cats Playing With Something Invisible
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Invisibility
10 – Pushing a Shopping Trolley
FACT: According to “grimoires” invisibility is not that hard at all, and may be achieved carrying the heart of a bat, a black hen and a frog under the right arm. (Don’t try it)
9 – Rowing a Gondola
FACT: A Manuscript called “Le Secret des Secrets” contains a chapter devoted to the secret of invisibility. The original book has never been read because it is believed the secrets it contains are dangerous still till today!
8 – Driving
FACT: In 1831 two criminals broke into a rich stately home carrying the “Hand of Glory”, this dried and pickled hand of a dead criminal hanged on the gallows was said to grant them the power of invisibility! It didn’t and they got caught.
7 – Swimming
FACT: In Folk-Literature that was wrote between 1932-36 there were no less than 28 magic objects that confer invisibility! From a stone, flower, belt, ring, wand, sword and even the heart of an unborn child!
6 – Eating cupcakes
FACT: Think Harry Potter was the first to use a cloak of invisibility? Well in Edgar Rice Burroughs book “Man or Mars” the hero uses one. But that book was written in 1931!
5 – Sat on dining chair
FACT: In ancient Sanskrit text Brahmin Gunarsarman becomes invisible by putting magic eye drops in! Then goes on to overhear the battle plans of King Vikramaskti.
4 – Skiing
FACT: Greek legend says that when Perseus slew the Gorgon he discovered that it had magic shoes that carried it through the air, in addition to a cap of invisibility!
3 – Eating Ice-cream
FACT: When it comes to folk-tales about invisibility it is believed that over 99% of them involved overhearing an enemy’s plans and winning battles. It wasn’t until the late 60’s that a story writer thought about using the power for sordid affairs
2 – Opening a Stuck Jam Jar
FACT: Any real invisibility for us humans without magical clothing would apparently involve insufferable pain as some parts of our body need to stay in the dark, any light touching them would probably cause them to dissolve!
1 – Mowing the Lawn
FACT: It is widely believed that the Philadelphia Experiment was a complete success and rendering the destroyer Eldridge and its crew temporarily invisible. Some people even believe that the experiment teleported the ship from Philadelphia to Norfolk, Virginia.