Tabby Cat Interrupts Football Match


A tabby cat made an impromptu visit to the Anfield stadium during a football match between Liverpool and Tottenham. No one knows how the feline got onto the field. As she was slinking around the field in front of the goalkeeper, she turned a muted match into an exciting one. After several personnel carefully escorted the kitty off the field to safety, the fame of the Anfield cat just began.

A twitter account (@AnfieldCat) dedicated to the Anfield Cat immediately gained over 22k followers after the incident. The match ended goalless, but it was a memorable game thanks to the Anfield cat.

cute stray tabby cat invades anfield pitch football field liverpool vs tottenham

The Anfield Cat


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24 Responses to “Tabby Cat Interrupts Football Match”

  1. Melissa says:

    Poor baby. I hope they found his owner or found him a good home!

  2. caroline says:

    i was afraid they’d hurt the kitty, but the security man seemed to pick kitty up gently…poor frightened baby! all that noise surrounding kitty form all sides and not knowing how to get away from it.

  3. Shelly Lyon says:

    Glad they were so helpful to poor kitty!

  4. vix says:

    Never shy to take centre-stage! Go the Kitties!

  5. gerry hoffman says:

    love how they picked the cat up gently and how the guy seems to be petting it as he walks off.

  6. EREX94 says:

    Such a cute kitty! I hope he finds a home now with all this publicity!

  7. Miss kitty says:

    What an adorable kitty!!!! And she made the game even better!! But she must have been scared surrounded by all these people. I hope she found a good home…

  8. moodymoose77 says:

    Wonder if she wanted to get in on the game?

  9. Angelique says:

    The kitty was so scared.I was happy when they picked him up and brought him to a safe place.

  10. katie says:

    I guess he just wanted to kick the ball around for awhile, glad that he is ok.

  11. C says:

    Sweet baby! And I loved that white patch on his back left leg!

  12. jude says:

    I hope we can find out what happened to the poor frightened animal – I wonder if some idiot put him on the field as a joke.

  13. pumbie says:

    Obviously the cat wanted to play; maybe as a center forward. But I agree with the previous comment: some idiot could have pu him on the field. BTW., he is precious.

  14. Elise says:

    Did they find a home for this cat? Or did they let him just wander off to the streets again? Worried.

  15. millieJo says:

    Hope some kind soul gave him/her a home.

  16. mary says:

    Up to date the cat is still a stray.

  17. mary says:

    Come on Liverpool get this cat a good home

  18. christellar says:

    haha thats just too cute

  19. Shauna says:

    I love the looks on everyones faces. They’re like “What the ham sandwich?!”

  20. DJ says:

    He’s been found and is up for adoption, he looks like a lovely fella:

    http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4126319/Anfield-cat-is-looking-fur-a-new-owner.html

  21. Ingrid says:

    All those humans were so gentle, I’m amazed! Good feeling today towards the human species :)

  22. kat says:

    Where did they put the cat afterwards? I hope no one hurt him/her!

  23. Potato says:

    Oh he’s been named Shank’s, what lovely people they were for not trying to scare and chase him away.

  24. nina lyn lansa says:

    i hope hesv in goodhands now

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