After an octopus, it was a psychic cat that won millions of hearts by accurately predicting the World Cup 2018 winners. But much to the dismay of thousands of fans who diligently followed the feline’s predictions, the ginger cat reportedly succumbed to a heart disease on Monday.
The cat had predicted six out of 10 winners of the football World Cup matches.
The stray cat named Baidianr – which means “white spot” in Chinese – had become an internet sensation and even had an account on Weibo, Chinese social networking site equivalent to Twitter.
To determine the winners, the cat was offered food from two bowls each bearing the national flag of the teams playing the match. The cat would choose one of the bowls. And in return, he would get dried fish as his reward. Read more