Man Sneaks His Overweight Cat On Board An Airplane

As most of us who have flown with our pets know, it really is the worst to have to put them in the cargo hold. One Russian man, Mikhail Galin, decided to take matters into his own hands when his fat tabby cat, Viktor, exceeded the weight requirements to sit with him in the cabin of an Aeroflot flight. While Mikhail did end up getting punished for his actions, the adorable photos of Viktor enjoying the flight somehow make it all worth it.

 

Man’s Best Friend

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This is Mikhail and Viktor. They live in Vladivostok, Russia.

 

Lover Of Luxury

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Viktor has always known how to enjoy the high life.

 

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Mikhail tricked the airline by temporarily swapping Viktor with a similar-looking cat at check-in who weighed less. Here they are enjoying a window view with plenty of legroom.

 

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Ultimately, Aeroflot’s airline decided to remove Mikhail from the frequent flyer program for disobeying the rules. But it looks like Viktor got the last meow.