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Watch: Cat interrupts Liverpool's draw with Tottenham at Anfield

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WHILE IT WAS a less  than purr-fect result for both teams at Anfield last night, there was one moment of genuine hilarity as a cat interrupted the match between Liverpool and Tottenham.

With 11 minutes gone in the Premier League match, the referee was forced to halt play as a cat entered the game to the bemusement of just about everyone involved as it was clear he wasn’t being introduced as a replacement for Reds’ winger Dirk Kuyt.

Thankfully the cat was only on the pitch for less than minute before he made for the stands and the helpful steward escorted him away. Questions abound as to how exactly a cat makes it into a football ground.

Within minutes, Twitter accounts were popping up proclaiming to be ‘The Anfield Cat’. Fans of both teams may perhaps have bemoaned the departure of the feline footballer as the scoreless draw did little for Spurs’ title ambitions or Liverpool’s Champions League qualification hopes.

Oh well, at least the cat had fun:

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Hugh O'Connell

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