Please, let me experience this cat yoga studio session once in my lifetime.

Last week, a yoga studio in Illinois had several cats from the local Homeward Bound pet shelter participate in a session of downward dogs and CAT-COW moves. The yoga cats were introduced as a way to encourage people to adopt the lonely, lovable felines. reports:

Jeanette Skaluba, the shelter’s social media volunteer, had the idea after a video of a cat riding on her shoulder took off across the internet.

“By taking the cats to something like a yoga class, people have the opportunity to see and interact with them outside the shelter,” Skaluba said. “It gives these cats exposure and shows their personality. I think people can envision these pets in their home easier because they’re outside the shelter.”

Between this, the cat cafes and cat libraries, the takeover is going exactly as planned...

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