Meet Moet the blind Persian cat who has become an internet sensation and a social media star since she was rescued from horrible neglect. The 6-year-old cat was adopted by Emily Shotter who found her in an animal charity in Oman in 2014 and gave her a new forever home.

Moet had been born to an unlicensed breeder and lost her sight due to neglect at a ‘pet shop.’ She had been left in a dirty cage with no food, no water, no bed, and no toys which is why she got sick and went blind. Fortunately, this story has a happy ending.

“Moet is a bit of a diva and a sassy girl. While she's generally very sweet-natured, she hates to be bored and will squeak (not meow) for attention incessantly!” Emily the owner told Bored Panda. Scroll down for our full interview about Moet the Persian cat, be sure to check out her Instagram @moetblindcat, and upvote your fave pics of Moet.

More info: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | TikTok | YouTube | MoetBlindCat.com

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Colin L
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3 months ago

Paws up for special needs kitties!

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Emilly Shotter
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3 months ago

This is the cutest!!

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3 months ago

Beautiful

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The cat was rescued, vets removed what was left of her eyes, and saved her life. Emily met Moet 6 days after her surgery. That’s when she decided to take the Persian cat in and the two eventually ended up living together. Now, some people are calling Moet the most gorgeous cat ever. You can’t deny that she has a beautiful white coat.

Now, Moet gets spoiled and lives like royalty. Emily meownages Moet’s online store and donates all of the profits to help stray cats and dogs in Oman via a volunteer group called Omani Paws. Emily currently lives in Oman but she is from Nottingham and plans to be back there at some point.

“If I'm ever on the phone… well, nightmare." Emily told Bored Panda more about how Moet tries to get her attention.

"She doesn't like me speaking to others, so the squeak-meow gets voiced loudly and without a break. And in fact, when I'm on work video calls or in virtual meetings, she can typically be heard in the background. I never know whether to laugh or apologize!” Emily said.

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Colin L
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3 months ago

How to make a nap look dignified: Persian edition.

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Hatent
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3 months ago

Beatuful

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3 months ago

Woah

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“Anyway, I guess because she can't see, she gets bored more easily, so lots of playtime is a must. Moet loves her food and her favorite treats are Thrive freeze-dried treats and Nutripockets. She also loves to go out in the garden, which I've had fully enclosed for her safety.”

Emily started posting photos of her gorgeous Persian rescue just two years ago, in 2018. Since then, her following has grown immensely. Moet now has over 52k fans on Instagram, nearly 10k followers on Facebook, and over 36.9k supporters on Twitter.

However, the cat isn’t just a photography meowdel—she’s starred in plenty of adorable online videos, too. Have a look through her video library on YouTube and TikTok.

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Fathima Asmal Jani
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3 months ago

Moet... Ambassador for cats against abandonment due to Covid fears... Best photo for me... Txx, Emily💞💕💖

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Cat Nip Gal
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3 months ago

No, I cannot resist! so hard, BOOP!

David Kohn
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3 months ago

me too

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Felipe StillChill
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3 months ago

Boop

Squirrelflightisawesome
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3 months ago

I booped the screen lol.

Sarah Blanche Brinsfield
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3 months ago

Boop!

Antionetté Cartledge
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3 months ago

Ahhh ❤❤

Texaspoontappa
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3 months ago

Beeeeek Beeekk

katboxjanitor
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3 months ago

Perfect pink nose leather surrounded by a delightful forest of white, unblemished fur. Anyone who can resist the urge to *boop* that nose just isn't human!

Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

Bubblegum nose. Perfection.

PaNdaheART
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3 months ago

Omg! Too cute

Hatent
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3 months ago

so beautiful nose HERE☛    www.income02.com 

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So purrfect, almost doesn't seem real!

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Moet used to live with her two other cat sisters. Unfortunately, Lily passed away and went to cat heaven in February 2020. So now it’s just Moet and her sister Luna, who was the first one to be adopted by Emily. Moet is very energetic, enjoys playing a lot, and sometimes has to tease Luna to get her to join in.

Emily confirmed to Bored Panda that Luna was her first rescue cat in Oman and was adopted from the same vets that she got Moet from. “Both ended up at Al Qurum Veterinary Clinic, who do amazing work with strays and abandoned or injured animals. They had taken Luna in—she was abandoned and I'd seen her on their Facebook page and been lured in. Moet was saved by them also as they nursed her back to health and removed her poorly eyes to save her life. They're absolutely amazing and do so much in Oman.”

She added that the volunteer group that she’s a part of, Omani Paws, has been lobbying the government for years to implement animal welfare legislation. “There is some, but it only applies to farm animals and not pets. We desperately need this. So far, the group has had no luck, but the efforts will not stop and in the meantime, the group and supporters do a huge amount to help out animals—relying on donations. Plus Moet donated 100% of her book and store profits to the group.”

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Cynthia Marrs
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3 months ago

Bowl of I scream and squeak for attention.

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ThreeOfAKind
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3 months ago

I bet her sense of smell is better than usual

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Valerie G.
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3 months ago

Rockin' my new haircut.

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3 months ago (edited)

Now bow down to the rainbow kitty.

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Kellie Sigurdson
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3 months ago

She is gorgeous, thank you for loving her.

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Colin L
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3 months ago

Speaking out against animal breeders... "Special breeds" often have breeder induced medial problems, like mucus collection nose folds, breathing issues, or hip dysplasia.

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Jill Peters
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3 months ago

Peace

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

I admire Emily's restraint. I might be the mom carrying Moet around with me in a baby carrier.

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

Feed me Seymour.

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Hatent
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3 months ago

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Yeh no match with you. HERE☛    www.income02.com

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Squirrelflightisawesome
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3 months ago

Majestic floof

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

Dainty, not tentative.

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Mark Howell
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3 months ago

Good job she can't see the COVID haircut

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Colin L
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3 months ago

This is my toy, human... you cannot have it.

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Kathy Baylis
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3 months ago

Floofy paws!

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

This is the most angelic cat image I've ever seen.

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Anna Dimino
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3 months ago

Lovely and peaceful.

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Jill Peters
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3 months ago

Stalking a visitor.

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

Marie Catoinette. Let them eat fishcakes.

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

How many cats do you know who have gorgeous curly whiskers like mine? I've been told they were gorgeous. I'm not at all vain. It's not vain when you really are stunning.

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so grocious HERE☛    www.income02.com

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Colin L
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3 months ago

Boop!

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield
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3 months ago

Cute photo composition.

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Janine Hunt-Jackson
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3 months ago

Glamor shot!

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Cynthia Marrs
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3 months ago

Well. Maybe, or maybe not!

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Anna Dimino
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3 months ago

Natural model.

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Janine Hunt-Jackson
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3 months ago

She might be missing teeth, but whenever I see a cat yawn, the teeth remind me of how sharp they are!

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Marlene Ricker
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3 months ago

Who knew a cat with no eyes would be as cute or cuter than all her brethren.

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Marlene Ricker
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3 months ago

Love those fluffy cheeks!

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Marlene Ricker
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3 months ago

She still has stitches in her eyes. She deserves pretty flowers!

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago

I have a shadow if Peter Pan can't find his.

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BoredPundits
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3 months ago

If I fits, I sits.

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so close pic but looking very good HERE☛    www.income02.com

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Fathima Asmal Jani
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3 months ago

Beauty next to beauty... Love this rescue sweetheart 💞💞

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James Pearson
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3 months ago

There is always Hope fur the Kitties of Oman - thank mew fur all your hard work Moet & Mum 💖😻💖 lots of love from Princess @Betty_Boo_Kat 🌈 xxx

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look beauty HERE☛    www.income02.com

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Emilly Shotter
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3 months ago

Cloud in a cloud

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Debbie Dixon
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3 months ago

Thank you for sharing these beautiful photos of a very special furbaby. She is so gorgeous.

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BoredPundits
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3 months ago

I want to tickle her chin!

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield
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3 months ago

Sonic screech!

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield
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3 months ago

Happy cat

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Nancy Bernard
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3 months ago

Love this one, so very sweet!

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Carolyn McCully
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3 months ago

Auto Boop activated!

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Janine Hunt-Jackson
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3 months ago

How do you keep her so white and lovely??

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Anna Dimino
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3 months ago

Thinking.

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Marlene Ricker
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3 months ago

Those fluffy cheeks make me smile, everytime!

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago (edited)

She is the most interesting cat in the world. "When I drink, I drink Voss water, chilled, from a Moet & Chandon bottle."

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield
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3 months ago

Look at those whiskers!

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Linda Brown
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3 months ago

I love you Moet

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