Private life of a cat… (Saturday mellow and amazing beautiful, REALLY)

Okay, round two. The first video I posted today for Saturday Mellow had been taken down from youtube due to copyright issues. I visited my archives and came up with this oldie which is one of my favorite videos on the blog. Really lovely and amazing!!

The private life of cats. It’s a 22 minute video — well worth the time.

Private Life of a Cat is an intimate observation of two cats- originally created by Alexander Hammid, in 1947 (on 16mm B/W film, as a silent movie).

It stars a male cat (the white one), and a female cat; observing on film the complete birth and growth of their five kittens.

It is awesome to watch the miracle of birth, let alone the inspiration derived from discovering a non-dysfunctional cat family…

Right down to the dad cat teaching the kittens to climb a scratching post.

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