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Stunning One-Eyed Cat Who Loves Swimming And Surfing In Hawaii
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Stunning One-Eyed Cat Who Loves Swimming And Surfing In Hawaii

Kuli, the one-eyed cat, has been surfing with his owners Alexandra Gomez and Krista Littleton for over a year in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was only 6 months old when he began riding waves.

Kuli, whose name means “to look blind,” is fine with water, probably because his owners used to bath him when he was recovering from eye surgery. The kitty was rescued from the streets when he was tiny and malnourished, weighing only one pound.

“His first time in the water, we just let him float on the board by himself near the shoreline and I would paddle around with him,” Ms Gomez told dailymail. “Before we knew it we were looking for waves to surf.” The kitty is safe and sound, he wears a life jacket when needed!

More info: Instagram (h/t: laughingsquid)

The kitty was only 6 months old when he began riding waves

“His first time in the water, we just let him float on the board by himself near the shoreline and I would paddle around with him”

He is fine with water, probably because his owners used to bath him when he was recovering from eye surgery

“Before we knew it we were looking for waves to surf”

“So we bought a board that Kuli would be able to get out on the surf with”

The kitty was rescued from the streets when he was tiny and malnourished, his left eye had to be removed due to infection

He was named Kuli because it means “to look blind”

“Before he could swim confidently on his own, Kuli always wore a life jacket”

“He still wears it from time to time depending on the conditions – but we are careful not to take him out if it is too windy or the water is too rough”

Watch him surf here:

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KaleighSherman
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6 years ago

He's a Turkish Van, which are a breed of cats that actually take to the water like fish. He's not tolerant because of bathing--it's in his blood. Even so, he's super adorable, and I'm glad the troubles in kitten-hood didn't diminish his spirit one bit. :)

BannorHaruchai
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6 years ago

Aren't Turkish Vans all-white in the body with colors only on head & tail?

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WilliPatterson
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6 years ago

Some cats just love water. My cat jumps into a paddling pool when she gets hot and just sits there in bliss.

LarryNocella
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6 years ago

I love Kuli! He is the Kul-est! :)

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KaleighSherman
Community Member
6 years ago

He's a Turkish Van, which are a breed of cats that actually take to the water like fish. He's not tolerant because of bathing--it's in his blood. Even so, he's super adorable, and I'm glad the troubles in kitten-hood didn't diminish his spirit one bit. :)

BannorHaruchai
Community Member
6 years ago

Aren't Turkish Vans all-white in the body with colors only on head & tail?

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WilliPatterson
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6 years ago

Some cats just love water. My cat jumps into a paddling pool when she gets hot and just sits there in bliss.

LarryNocella
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6 years ago

I love Kuli! He is the Kul-est! :)

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