Like A Firely With Claws. And Fleas.

By daylight, it’s your basic orange tabby. By night it’s a walking, mewing, fluorescent green nightlight. Yes, scientists at the Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans cloned a cat and, while they were at it, gave the cat a gene that produces a protein that makes it glow in the dark. It’s a lot of work to make Halloween at the lab unforgettable, especially since all they really needed to do was put it in a French elevator for a while (see: Fifth Floor—Geiger Counters, Lead Vests, X-Rays).

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