In the old days, you just had to worry about terrorists hijacking an airplane. Nowadays, there are other problems. A Sudanese Tarco airline was proceeding towards Qatar’s capital, Doha, when an unlikely passenger caused an emergency in mid-air.

Apparently a cat had gotten into the plane and started attacking the crew, forcing the pilot to turn around. At least when being attacked by a cat in an airplane, you can admire their cuteness before their claws rip the skin off your arms as you flail in pain and shriek in agony, but that’s just part of the appeal of being with a cat.

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