Werewolf Cats

Creepy never looked so cute and cuddly.

Straight up: This is not the kind of insightful, penetrative horror journalism I strive to deliver. This is a Sunday afternoon fluff piece written by a weary city-hopping blogger from the bar in a hotel lobby. Monsterpalooza was a fun and draining weekend, and I’ll be recapping the convention next week, but for now, let’s look at darling pictures of werewolf cats!

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I’m going to keep this as neutral as possible by omitting any discussion regarding the ethics of breeding (and I will not advocate the commoditization of these unique animals); this is merely the noting of a striking curiosity.  Quite simply the werewolf cat, official classified as a Lycoi (or Lykoi), is a domestic feline that looks like a werewolf and acts like a dog. According to American Authorities:

The Lykoi Cat is a natural mutation from a domestic shorthair that has the appearance of a werewolf. The mutation has occurred in other cats, but until recently, no reports of anyone starting a breed have been made. The founding cats come from two unrelated litters. The first litter was presented to Patti Thomas as a possible Sphynx mutation (which was later disproved with DNA testing).

Let’s ooh and ahh over some pics of these unique darlings. All these photos have already gone mega-viral, so you’ve probably already seen them, but shut up—this is a fluff piece!

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Awwwwwwww….

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Sweeeeeeeeeet….

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Precious………

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I want one!

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Now may the Gods of Horror have mercy on my soul.

 

What do you think about these beautiful freaks of nature? Sound off in the comments section!

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  • Matthew Myers
    29 March 2015 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    I want one too!

  • Dawn
    29 March 2015 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    I want one…

  • Anne B
    30 March 2015 at 12:31 am - Reply

    so, if one of these cats bites an ordinary cat, does the cat who got bitten become a Lycoi?

    • Matthew Myers
      30 March 2015 at 12:35 am - Reply

      lol I don’t think it works that way.

    • Josh Millican
      30 March 2015 at 12:39 am - Reply

      That’s how they breed them.

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