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Ohagi the rescue kitty‘s guardian Mako Mako is teasing her with a fuzzball, and judging by the cat’s intense stare, she’s taking the game a little too seriously.

… But then she breaks the ice with a goofy butt-waggle dance before pouncing at the toy.

It looks like Ohagi is doing well nearly two years after her rescue. Mako Mako found her as a tiny, week-old kitten abandoned next to a shed. Though he’d never raised a kitten before, he committed to bottle-feeding her around the clock, played with her and gave her a comfortable little bed of her own. Luckily, his long-haired chihuahua warmed up to the new roommate right away. You can see the two together in this video.

If you’re interested in the history behind the cuteness, this type of waggle has its roots in large wild cats like tigers and lions, who shake their back ends to grind the ground and brace themselves before pouncing. For domestic cats, the dance helps them attain balance.

Image source: Mako Mako



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30 comments on “Watch This Rescued Cat Do a Cute Pre-Pounce Bootylicious Dance (VIDEO)”

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Waltraud Lindemann
2 Years Ago

Whet a wiggle!


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Fanny Leone
2 Years Ago


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Amy Doan
2 Years Ago

Shay hahaahha right!! #idontthinktheyreadyforthisjelly


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Shay Cam
2 Years Ago

Amy Doan time for some Beyoncé bootay lessons from mama AmydiZzle ! =p


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Amy Doan
2 Years Ago

Shay LOL Lily actually does do this but her booty's not that bootylicious >.<


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Shay Cam
2 Years Ago

Amy Doan haha do your cats do this ? LOL


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Sophie Davies
2 Years Ago

AnnaMae DeJean


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Melinda Woods
2 Years Ago

What do u expect they got it off u tube. Yep every cat has its quirks and twerks. Various cat personalities do different things.


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Alexis Johnston
2 Years Ago

Lindsay MacDonald


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Lindsay MacDonald
02 May 2014

Hahaha awww

James Mork
2 Years Ago

Pouncing kitties are great comedians.


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