How China’s ‘badass cat’ set house on fire causing damage worth Rs 11 lakh | Trending News

Jingoudiao, a cat in China caused 100,000 yuan (Rs 11 lakh) damage after he set a house on fire on April 4.

China’s cat set house on fire

From their insatiable curiosity about everything to embracing their quirks, cats have a way of keeping their owners on their toes. Jingoudiao, a cat in China caused 100,000 yuan (Rs 11 lakh) damage after he set a house on fire on April 4. According to the South China Morning Postthe feline accidentally turned on the induction cooker in owner Dandan’s kitchen and is now being tagged as ‘Sichuan’s most badass cat’.

A property management staff noticed the flames coming out of the flat, and informed the owner. Dadan, who was playing ‘mahjong’ outside, rushed back to her flat only to discover that everything she owned burned down to ashes.

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The firefighters found Jingoudiao hiding in a cabinet upstairs. The cat was unharmed but was covered in ashes. After the incident, Dadan changed her cat’s account name on the Chinese video app Douyin to ‘Sichuan’s most badass cat’, and also shared a public apology signed by her fingerprint and paw print of Jingoudiao.

Dadan took responsibility for the incident and promised to be more attentive about fire safety. She also asked the firefighter over a video chat to teach Jingoudiao some fire safety tips. Surprised by the request, the firefighter joked that he had earlier tried to train a fire station dog, however, it didn’t work.

In another bizarre feline incident, a family in Utah’s Lehi was in disbelief when their pet cat Galena traveled to California trapped inside an Amazon return box. According to The New York TimesGalena, 6, a short-haired feline known for her love of playing in boxes, found herself unwittingly sealed inside a 3-foot by 3-foot Amazon package on April 10.

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