Cat snuggling praying imam video goes viral

A video of a cute cat climbed onto an Algerian Sheikh, Walid Mehsas, who was leading nightly Ramadan prayers (Taraweeh) outside of Algiers, Algeria, went viral.

The cat was roaming around the imam as he was leading the prayers until it jumped onto him and landing on his shoulders, the imam appears undisturbed and even pet the cat while proceeding in prayer.

The video was widely shared on social media platforms and media outlets, with Muslims and non-Muslims reacting to the cat’s heartwarming action and the imam being unfazed as he continues to pray.



During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world join their families to break their fast at sunset, and pray Taraweeh at mosques.

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