Talk about the cat’s whiskers! Meet Manny the amazing selfie cat

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Manny the cat is a pro when it comes to taking selfies no matter the angle. (Photo: Instagram)
Manny the cat is a pro when it comes to taking selfies no matter the angle. (Photo: Instagram)

This cat's selfie game will put yours to shame.

Whether he’s hanging with his squad of siblings or simply kicking about in the great outdoors, Manny is truly a cat like no other.

The grey tabby, who is from Arizona in the US, is gaining worldwide fame thanks to his poses, which are shot via a GoPro attached to the cute kitty’s paw. Duck-face pout, naughty tongue-out pose and picturesque shots with his doggy posse – no shot is impossible for selfie-mad Manny.

The feline first rose to fame in 2016 when his selfies went viral and now that his pictures have once again resurfaced, people can’t get enough of him.

“Manny learned to use the camera by chance when he reached out to touch the camera during a shoot one day,” Yorem Ahm, Manny’s owner, explains.

Manny came to live with Yorem and his wife in 2014 after he “just showed up one day and never left”, he says.

Since Manny appears to be a stray, his owners aren’t too sure how old he is but in the time he’s lived with the couple, he’s proved he’s no ordinary house cat.

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The couple also have four dogs – two rottweilers, a pitbull and a spaniel – and Manny is clearly head of the pack.

“He's probably the most intelligent, inquisitive pet we've had,” Yorem says. “He thinks he's a dog. He loves people.

“He’s very curious and whenever I take pics of my dogs, he basically photobombs the camera and tries to take it from me.”

Yorem won’t saw exactly how Selfie Cat, as Manny has become known, takes his pics. His recipe – like the ones for Coca-Cola and KFC – maintains an air of mystery. 

Which is kind of selfie-ish, if you ask us.

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