Mews and Nips: A Cat Who Collects Garden Gloves


A cat in Belper, Derbyshire in the UK has been bringing home garden gloves from neighboring homes. Over the past year, Elmo’s human counted at least 14 gloves. Elmo brings a single glove, and then goes back to collect the matching one at a later time. For more about Elmo and his collection, visit

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Sunday, I offered some thoughts on how to cope with a world turned upside down, on Monday, Dr. Lynn Bahr answered reader questions, on Tuesday, we featured adorable cat paper dolls from KittyCat Art Studio, on Wednesday, we ran the third installment in our series on taking care of campus cats during the pandemic, on Thursday, we featured beautiful cat wind chimes, and on Friday, we reviewed the cat-centric mystery Dead in the Doorway.

Today’s video features an extra dose of sweetness – enjoy!

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5 Comments on Mews and Nips: A Cat Who Collects Garden Gloves

  1. Cindy
    June 8, 2020 at 6:07 pm (4 weeks ago)

    OMG that made me laugh! One of my animal communication clients asked me to talk to his cat who would collect all the cigarette butts from the complex parking lot and yards and bring them home and another client who had me communicate with her cat that would bring home sticks, not the leaf, just the stick! 🙂

  2. Catscue
    June 6, 2020 at 1:18 pm (4 weeks ago)

    How funny, a glove collecting cat! That kitten video is wonderful, nothing puts a smile on your face like kittens.

  3. Janine
    June 6, 2020 at 7:19 am (1 month ago)

    Elmo’s story made me laugh. He definitely gives a whole new meaning to the word cat burglar. The two sleepy kittens are too cute.

  4. Julie Blaskie
    June 6, 2020 at 1:42 am (1 month ago)

    Hi! This is so cute! Don’t forget about Theo in Ipswich… a kitty who stole the milkman’s money! A true cat burglar but too cute for words!

  5. Abby F.
    June 6, 2020 at 1:11 am (1 month ago)

    I want a clip of these 2 kitties and mom on my tv going every time there’s a commercial. No more sad or mad times. One look at this and it’s smiles all around. So so so so cute!


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