This cat is a better swimmer than you

We thought cats hated water!

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This five-year-old feline loves swimming.

It might sound strange, most people would have thought that cats hate water, but it's true.

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When Merlin's owners decided to go sailing at North Pond, Maine, the adventurous cat was quick to join in.

Sailing out to the middle of the pond, Merlin swam back to shore stopping off to catch some frogs before returning to land.

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