Afternoon cat pic: Clowder of cats

Cats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan. This fishing village is overrun with felines, outnumbering humans six to one.

Clowder?

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  • ismiselemeas

    Who said redheads are on the way out?

  • Exile1981

    I think the old lady down the street has that many cats.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    What’s that saying about herding cats?

  • Hard Little Machine

    I call it a Batman of Cats.

  • Edubeat

    FYI Pip has now declared himself Great Leader forever on the Isle of Cats…his biography soon to be released in hardcover

  • I wonder how many cats you need to have before it counts as an actual clowder?

    • Brett_McS

      Not sure, but I bet I qualify.

  • Brett_McS

    Also called a “glaring” of cats. I think I know where that terminology came from.

  • Animal groups:

    http://www.thealmightyguru.com/Pointless/AnimalGroups.html

    A herd of buffalo can also be called an obstinacy.