Singaporean man divorces wife of 45 years over company she kept - cats

A file picture of cats. A retiree has divorced his wife because of the cats she kept. ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
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SINGAPORE - After being married 45 years, a retiree divorced his wife because of the cats she kept, one of which even urinated on his face.

A district judge ordered the marriage dissolved after hearing both sides and, despite the wife's objections, ruled that the man, who is now 70 years old, cannot reasonably be expected to live with his wife after she developed an obsession with cats.

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