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Nat Farbman?Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images Brownie gets the milk as Blackie waits his turn

Nat Farbman?Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Brownie gets the milk as Blackie waits his turn

Udder Bliss: One Cow, Three Cats and Some (Very) Fresh Milk

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?In 1954, LIFE photographer Nat Farbman made a series of pictures of some enterprising (and entertaining) felines on Art Badertscher?s dairy farm near Fresno, California. It seems that one of Badertscher?s cats, Squirrley, rose up on her hind legs one day for a squirt of milk right from a cow?s udder ??and ever since then, the farmer had been training all of the farm?s cats to do the same.

In Farbman?s most famous picture of the critters ??the shot above that has been reproduced countless times through the years ??Brownie (Squirrley?s son) makes a perfect catch while Blackie, a stray that ?just wandered in one day and joined the act,? waits his turn.

 

http://life.time.com/culture/one-cow-three-cats-and-fresh-milk-nat-farbman-photo-1954/#1

 

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