Rusty the Allotment Cat experiences cat nip for the first time.

Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catswort, or catmint, is a species of the genus Nepeta in the family Lamiaceae, native to southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, central Asia, and parts of China. It is also widely naturalized in northern Europe, New Zealand, and North America. The names catnip and catmint are derived from the intense attraction most cats have towards them.

With domestic cats, N. cataria is used as a recreational substance for pet cats' enjoyment, and catnip and catnip-laced products designed for use with domesticated cats are available to consumers. Common behaviors cats display when they sense the bruised leaves or stems of catnip are rubbing on the plant, rolling on the ground, pawing at it, licking it, and chewing it. The main response period after exposure is generally between five and fifteen minutes, after which olfactory fatigue usually sets in
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catnip

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