- Our Town
Pascal the cat makes television debut
Pascal the cat has nine lives and now he's also had his 15 minutes of fame.
Pascal, owned by Twyla Stone, will be featured on Sunday's episode of America's Funniest Home Videos playing a game of peek-a-boo.
The five-year-old feline was adopted from the Shuswap SPCA two years ago, and is, for the most part, a pretty laid back cat. But on the day in question, Pascal had a little fun with his owner, playing peek around a post in her living room. Stone caught the moment on iPhone video.
"It was kind of cute and so I thought, 'why not see if other people think so,'" said Stone, who said it was easy to fill out an online application and upload her video.
A few months later, she got a call from California, but admits she didn't take it seriously.
"There were two calls, but I didn't answer because I had no idea who would be calling me from California."
After hooking up with a producer via email, Stone found out her clip had been chosen for the May 4 episode to be aired on at 7 p.m. on ABC. Viewers who want to catch Pascal's famous turn can check out the scene online at afv.com or abc.go.com .
In typical cat fashion, Pascal remained aloof about the whole experience, although he was willing to pose for photographs once the cat treats came out.