Cat + Bee = …

I just saw this thread on reddit about a cat that’s accidentally thwacked a bee.  I had no idea that cats swelled up in this slightly disturbing fashion:

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Actually, that’s not quite true – my late cat Lotty once had a late-night run-in with a Mini, and her face did the same.  Perhaps most impressively, the cat doesn’t seem at all bothered.

Why do I find this important?  Perhaps it’s the wine.