The cat decides to interrupt his owners live Television interview
Dr. Jerzy Targalski is a well-known Polish historian, political scientist, author, and professor; yet, it was recently made clear in a live TV interview that he also holds other positions.
Turns out, Targalski is also an adoring and unflappable dad to kitties.
While participating in an on-camera interview with Dutch news program Nieuwsuur, Targalski’s darling orange cat, named Lisio, evidently decided that his human’s attention should be directed elsewhere. Specifically, back to him.
Smack dab in the middle of the segment, Lisio begins climbing up Targalski’s arm before settling in atop his shoulders. Then the ear licking begins.
One might imagine that this would all be very distracting, but as footage from the interview shows, Targalski doesn’t miss a beat. This clearly isn’t the first time he’s been made into a cat perch.
Lisio wanted attention — and boy, did he get it.
This otherwise simple interview has since gone viral, becoming, perhaps, Targalski’s most viewed to date.
The Dodo reached out to Targalski in hopes of learning more about his relationship with his cats, but our inquiries were not immediately returned. A quick glance at (what appears to be) his Facebook profile, however, makes things pretty clear …