This cat seriously regrets hiding in the wing of a plane

It wasn't prepared for those tailwinds.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jun 22, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 12:49 pm CDT

If you’re a cat living around the Ultra Léger Motorisé aeronautics club in French Guiana, there’s likely no shortage of nooks and crannies in which to nap. Unfortunately, a few of these can suddenly become airborne.

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So it was that one high-flying feline unwittingly found itself a passenger for a quick jaunt in a tiny airplane. It’s hard to say who looks more bewildered by this turn of events—the cat or the pilot.

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Sensibly, the cat kept itself stowed in the overhead compartment until the aircraft came to a complete stop. “I still don’t know if it got in after the pre0flight check or if I missed it,” the pilot wrote on YouTube. “The cat is doing well, she is still our mascot.”

Photo via romain jantot/YouTube

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*First Published: Jun 22, 2015, 11:57 am CDT