That One Time A CATNADO Actually Happened In England

Forget About 'Sharknado,' A CATNADO Actually Happened

Severe weather swept across parts of the United Kingdom earlier this week, bringing heavy downpours and strong winds that left thousands without power and "lifted cats in the air," according to the BBC.

Yes, you read that right. A "catnado" -- a tornado filled with cats -- actually occurred. (Seriously.)

According to a witness of the event in Chobham, Surrey, England, a “mini tornado” lifted up a horse stable and shattered the structure. The strong funnel winds then picked up several feral cats.

"We've got four feral cats in the yard and they were being lifted off the ground - about 6ft off the ground," Shirley Blay told the news outlet."They just went round like a big paper bag."

As the storm continued Tuesday, England's Environment Agency told communities across southern England to prepare for possible flooding throughout the week, The Belfast Telegraph reports.

Fortunately, there were no injuries from the "catnado," unlike in the fictional film "Sharknado." In the movie, a storm whisks "nature's deadliest killer" out of the sea and onto land, where the sharks chomp on some unsuspecting victims.

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