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This impossibly cute cat sees Vancouver by shoulder (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

He's named after a cartoon pig 🐷
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While cuteness is in the eye of the beholder, one fluffy Vancouver feline commands countless "awes." 

While cuteness is in the eye of the beholder, one fluffy Vancouver feline commands countless "awes." 

Pua, a six-month-old exotic shorthair, enjoys the world from the vantage point of his owners' shoulders. He visits multiple places around the city and isn't bothered by the hustle and bustle around him. 

The petite pet is named after an adorable pot-bellied pig in Disney's 2016 animated feature film, Moana--and it isn't hard to see why. 

Pua's owners, Maggie and Vincent Tsui, tell Vancouver Is Awesome they chose the name after noticing that their kitten bears a striking resemblance to the cartoon swine. They both have pink ears and a pink nose, as well as grey patches; they are both decidedly cute, too.

Maggie says Pua "is probably the calmest and chillest cat out there" and says they get numerous comments on his peaceful nature. "When he went to the vet and he got his temperature taken up the bum, he didn’t even squirm!" 

"He loves playing with things and toys that are light and airy."

When he isn't enjoying his shoulder rides around the city, Pua loves cuddling with his owners. Maggie says they cuddle before she heads to work, when she comes home, and before she goes to bed, which is very "therapeutic." However, once it's lights out for the humans, the frisky feline comes alive.

When Maggie heads to bed "that’s when his playtime begins. He leaves my side - jumps onto the ground and spends the night chasing balls and feathers."

"He loves playing with things and toys that are light and airy."

But Pua isn't only interested in people and playthings.

"He recently met up with some dog friends and he plays with them like any dog would - chasing their tails," Maggie says with a laugh.

A photo of Pua at Granville Island was shared on Reddit Monday (March 22) and has been up-voted a whopping 263 times by the online community. 

Have a look at some photos of Pua in the city. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Pua (@puabites)