The future of the British monarchy has been writ in the sand -- litter box sand, that is. The world's top feline prognosticator has predicted that Prince William and wife, Kate, will be having a bouncing baby boy.
Mr. Nuts, a black-and-white tuxedo cat, made his prediction after learning, along with the rest of the world, that William and Kate are preggers. The Royal Family made the announcement after Kate was hospitalized for treatment of severe morning sickness Monday.
Mr. Nuts, who shares his home with the Michael Ostrofsky family of Fremont, has a proven track record of making litter box predictions. Unlike other seers, Mr. Nuts uses two custom cat boxes to make his predictions. And distancing himself even
It's a pretty simple, if unsavory, operation. Mr. Nuts is presented with two identical boxes, each one representing a future outcome. The one he poops in is the loser; the one he spares is a winner, in more ways than one.
Mr. Nuts' impressive record includes forecasting the losers of the two most recent Super Bowl games and Mitt Romney's loss in the recent presidential election.
This time, Ostrofsky says, he tied pink and blue bows around the litter boxes, but Mr. Nuts apparently mistook the identifying bows for early Christmas presents and immediately shredded both of them. Ostrofsky then just made it clear
When nature called, history answered. Mr. Nuts pooped in the girl box, formalizing his prediction that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have a prince sometime next summer.
In addition to his past successes, Ostrofsky says Mr. Nuts was the perfect cat to make a royal prediction. First of all, as tuxedo cat, he was properly attired for the occasion. And secondly, because Ostrofsky is the founder of a high-end pet furniture company, Five Pet Place, the $325 litter boxes with their crown molding construction, would not be amiss at Buckingham Palace.
Mr. Nuts, however, is unlikely to accept a royal invitation to meet with her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. He simply can't stand yapping corgies. They could make him produce inadvertent predictions all over the castle.
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