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Thursday, September 15, 2011

{The Owl and the Pussycat - Animal Friendship}

This is such an endearing video about a cat and an owl that became friends! They live in Tarragon, Spain and the cat's name is Fum (Smoke in Catalan language) and his friend the owl is Gebra (Frost). Both of them like hanging out together and catch mice... A must see!

The Owl and the Pussycat

The beginnings how Fum and Gebra met – cat befriends owl

Please do like them on Facebook: Fum & Gebra. And all of their videos are on YouTube: Fum & Gebra.

Hope you enjoyed them as much as I did!


Related link:
Cat angel in Heaven | On May 4, 2013 Fum died of renal obstruction... so sad!
Fum & Gebra | FB Fan Page
Cat and owl playing - Fum & Gebra - Perfect friendship! | BEST YouTube video 5,644,846 views
fum&gebra - This is for you, sweet Fum! | until we meet again...
Cat & owl develop a most unusual friendship [video] | Holy Kaw!


  1. Que bonito!!! Yo en mi antigua casa alimentaba a gatos salvajes y se hicieron amigos de nuestro halcon, tanto que dormian juntos.
    Es preciosa la armonia natural.

  2. Hallo Mariette,
    was für eine außergewöhnliche Freundschaft. Sie necken sich und spielen, das sieht so lustig und ungewöhnlich aus. Was du immer tolles entdeckst!
    Schöne Grüße, Johanna

  3. This was beautiful and amazing .. now if mankind could learn from these most unexpected friends, the world would be amazingly beautiful for all... great video , thank you for sharing mon ami. Blessings, HHL

  4. Lieve Mariette,

    Wat een bijzonder stel!

    Madelief x

  5. How absolutely adorable. I love to see these type of stories. Thanks for sharing! Best wishes, Tammy

  6. Can it get any cuter then that owl and the kitty? Nope, that's pretty darn cute!

    Happy Thursday Mariette!
    xo Catherine

  7. Che dolcezza queste amicizie tra animaletti!!!! un abbraccio,Anna.

  8. Hello, I'm glad you could visit your parents, it is like recharging the spiritual batteries. Although today these with little sleep, few hours drive your trip? I'll tell you the video of cat and owl is touching! Very nice, and surprising as animals sometimes react with themselves! Greetings and hugs, Rose Marie

  9. what an unusual story! Absolutely amazing :-)

  10. Hello, Mariette. I was curious, because debistes imagine having made a long journey, long and strenuous which I admire very much, for I confess to you I have a little (actually panic) to travel by plane. Humans are afraid many different things, but other things I fear I can not stand the feeling of flying and what that entails. I imagine that on top in this July 4 to get on planes for short trips Times 2:45 min. each trip to different parts of Florida and although I love visiting other cities, the trip really makes me consider these trips. If I have had to travel a little more time to Ohio, and I ended exsausta! anxiety. Not for anything bad, if not unstable sensation of flight. Here we call them "titans"
    people who make the trek you have done! which I admire very much, for many hours of flight and so many situations that involved a trip like that! So explaining to you the reasons for my curiosity, because I know the country they come from is far, it is not just around the corner, I knew that those few hours of sleep were equivalent to a prolonged waiting time and efforts. to be with your beloved family. Although so we've talked THROUGH the blogs, that their work took them around the world! and that my dear Mariette, not everyone can do it. In my case, I confess, my phobias! Hugs. Rose Marie

  11. Welcome back, dear Mariette and how happy you must be, to be home safely with your pussycats.
    I loved the video and yes, reminds me of the poem of the Owl and the pussycat in the beautiful pea green boat.
    Hope that you had a wonderful holiday and look forward to seeing photos.
    Many thanks for visiting me and your kind words.

    Have a happy weekend

  12. This is amazing and oh, so cute! They look like the best of friends:) Thanks so much for sharing!

  13. I enjoyed the video as well!!!
    What an lovely adorable pair to see♡♡♡
    Thank you for the sweet time for a change♬♬♬

    Love from east, Orchid*

  14. Bonjour Mariette ~

    and many thanks. Im going to hop on over to HHL and read all about it now.

    Have a great evening ~ Dee

  15. Dear Mariette,
    What we can learn a lot from natures sweet creatures. These were heartwarming to watch. I love how Fum likes to play hopscotch over the owl. Too cute.
    Thank you for sharing this amazing video.

    Love to you, Celestina Marie

  16. oh, yes! i remember this! so wonderful!


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