This animal has the Internet wondering if it's a dog or a cat

Is it a dog or a cat? That's what the internet is wondering about this animal named Atchoum.

Atchoum is a 2-year-old male from Quebec, Canada, with tons of fur. On his website, Atchoum "writes," "Some people say my wild fur and intense amber eyes make me look like a dog, an owl, a mad scientist, a Gremlin, Lorax or the Grinch but I'm happy to be me."

After one man tweeted about Atchoum, his picture has since gone viral with many wondering exactly what type of animal he is.

If you still can't figure it out, here's a hint:

Yup, that's right! Atchoum is actually a Persian cat. Because of a condition called hypertrichosis, he has excessive hair growth for a kitten.

Still, to his owner Nathalie, who adopted Atchoum from her veterinarian, he's just purr-fect.

Note: This article originally appeared on ABC News.


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