A Thai man rode his motorbike 300 kilometers from Bangkok to Korat with 11 cats in tow, garnering on-line reward and “likes” from cat lovers.
Choowong Thepkoh, 65, who sells amulets and different trinkets at Bangkok flea markets, travelled to Korat to promote his wares at a famend annual flea market. Choowong, who can also be from Korat, desired to convey his “youngsters,” or cats, to his birthplace.
Kingdom of Tigers, a Fb web page dedicated to cat lovers whose followers know Choowong to be an avid cat lover, raised funds to purchase the person a sidecar motorbike so he may journey together with his feline companions.
On Friday, March 17, the web page additionally solicited donations of cat meals for Choowong, who was about to depart for Korat.
Choowong disclosed in an interview that he left his hometown 26 years in the past and labored at flea markets in and round Bangkok to assist himself and the cats he adopted over time.
He claimed that each one of his cats have been strays and that he incessantly introduced them with him wherever he went.
He additionally shared the cats names: Thong Kwak, Thong Ek, Thong Ok, Thong Daeng, Thong Kam, Thong Heng, Thong Pradab, Si Nuan, Si Som, Si Suay, and Si Baitong.
“Somebody as soon as provided to buy Thong Kwak for 20,000 baht ($780), however I refused to promote out of concern that the person would develop uninterested in him and abandon him. I intend to look after him till the day he passes away.”
Choowong expressed appreciation to all those that supported him and his cats. Alongside the way in which, he acquired an abundance of cat meals from the individuals he met.