Cat Wrecks Painting

Not the cat in question but this cat probably love to destroy your property
Not the cat in question but this cat probably love to destroy your property
Image: Getty

I have a cat. Perhaps you have a cat. Dr. Bendor Grosvenor has a cat, who wrecked a painting he’d spent £5,000 to purchase and more besides restoring. Why do we have cats, again?

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The Telegraph spoke to Grosvenor, who has appeared on the BBC series Fake or Fortune tracking down lost masterpieces. He bought his own small treasure, a 17th century portrait by John Michael Wright—in excellent condition, and by one of his favorite artists!—and was cleaning and reframing it. But then, chaos struck in feline form (as it so often does): “And as I stood back to admire my handiwork, up jumped our cat, landing forcefully in the centre of the painting with a crunch. Disaster.”

His cat Padme is “not a fan of John Michael Wright, and regrets nothing.”

Cats: why??

Senior Editor, Attic Haunter, Jezebel

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Clearly, cats are inferior.

Here you can see Henri and Marzipan NOT DESTROYING ARTWORK.