Fishing Cats Beat the Heat in Kiddie Pool

The zoo's six-week-old twin fishing cats are making a splash.

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The National Zoo’s two Fishing Cat babies are six weeks old, healthy -- and hot! They're beating the heat by playing in a kiddie pool.
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Born May 18, the kittens are the first of their kind to be bred and born at the National Zoo.
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The veterinary team has performed a complete physical exam on the kittens and pronounced them healthy. We pronounce them adorable.
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The kittens have also received the first in a series of vaccines that protect them from feline distemper and some upper respiratory viruses.
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"The kittens are very active and spend much of their time playing and watching Electra fish in their enclosure," say keepers.
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