Twin Fishing Cats Born At The National Zoo: A First Jul 02, 2013
Jul. 02, 2013
Our fishing cat kitten has a spicy personality—and a name to match! Animal care staff has given the kitten the name "Wasabi." Wasabi recently had his/her first fishing lesson with mother Electra. A patient mother, Electra waited until Wasabi was paying attention. She showed her kitten the art of pouncing and left a few fish for it to play with—the whole lesson took about ten minutes. After watching mom, Wasabi tried his/her paw at fishing with great enthusiasm! At 11 or 12 weeks old, Wasabi will be a great fisher like Electra. For now, toys and mom's tail are as enticing as fish.