You’ve Never Seen A Cat Mush–Until Now

Written by: Adri Sandoval
Adri Sandoval is the Special Projects Manager for iHeartDogs and iHeartCats. Her work has deepened her love for animals, fostering a strong passion for rescue and animal advocacy.Read more
| Published on February 17, 2016

You’ve heard of Huskies mushing, but a cat? Now there’s a first.

Jesper is a ginger kitty living in Norway who loves hitting the trail with his owner for some cross-country skiing. But that’s not all–with his harness and leash, the intrepid feline actually pulls his owner, like a a Husky mushing or a reindeer pulling  Santa on his sleigh!

Jesper the catCat/DogJesper the cat has become a celeb-purr-tee in Hedmark, Norway. He has his own blog in a local newspaper and more than 8,000 followers on Facebook. The cat behaves almost like a dog, and loves hiking and skiing, his owner says.

Posted by RTÉ News on Monday, February 15, 2016


Not your typical house cat, Jesper is quite the explorer, with many of his adventures documented on his Instagram page, @jesperpusen:



Looks like he’s quite the outdoorsman–er, outdoorscat!

Do you have a feline who loves the Great Outdoors?

(Featured images adapted from @jesperpus via Instagram.)