Saturday 24 August 2019

Watch: Sleeping cats startled by earthquake in Taiwan

The cats were captured in security footage from the nation’s capital Taipei.

Cats in Taipei during the earthquake (PA Video)
Cats in Taipei during the earthquake (PA Video)

By Associated Press Reporter

Home security camera footage shows five house cats in Taipei curiously looking around while being shaken by an earthquake.

A magnitude 6.0 quake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan and was felt mildly in the capital.

Taiwan’s earthquake monitoring bureau said the quake struck at 5.28am on Thursday local time in the Pacific Ocean about 22 miles southeast of the city of Yilan.

No injuries or deaths have been reported.

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