Meet Yoda the cat with FOUR ears
By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 1:21 PM on 19th August 2008
When Valerie and Ted Rock came across a kitten with four-ears, they couldn't believe their eyes. But the endearing feline was so adorable they decided he was destined to be a part of their family.
The couple were in a Chicago bar two years ago when they noticed a little grey bundle of fur being passed around to the amazement of fellow drinkers - and their parental instincts kicked in.
A good listener: Two-year-old house cat Yoda was born with four ears
The couple immediately fell for the freaky feline and asked the owner if they could adopt him. He agreed and the couple named the cat Yoda, after the pointy-eared Jedi knight in Star Wars.
Yoda's extra 'flaps' are separate to the base of his skull, with one placed slightly behind the other. Yet despite his unusual looks, Valerie is sure Yoda's behaviour - and hearing - are quite normal.
'Yoda's hearing is normal as far as we know,' says Valerie. 'People do a double take when they see him or his picture. It is great fun showing him off.