Jumping Cat Show At Monastery – Inle Lake, Burma

Jumping Cat Show at Monastery - Inle Lake, Burma
© January 27 2008, Uncornered Market

A young boy puts on a show of cats jumping through hoops at a Buddhist monastery on Inle Lake, Burma (Myanmar). Originally, the Buddhist monks trained the cats to do this, but some senior monks decided this was distracting them from their studies so some entrepreneurial locals took over the tradition. The monastery is now affectionately known as Jumping Cat Monastery.

Read more about our visit to Inle Lake.

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