Animals are believed to be far more sensitive to movements in the earth’s tectonic plates than humans. So, when Osaka in Japan was hit by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake, the cats at CATchy, a nearby cat-cafe knew it was coming, as the video above shows.

According to Dodo, the cats at the cafe-cum-adoption-centre are all safe. In fact, they have attracted city-wide attention, raising their chances of finding loving homes.

Now we know why the phrase “cat-like reflexes” is so apt.