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Instagram celebrity cats Bolt and Keel go on a canoeing adventure, Vancouver Island Photo: Kayleen VanderRee / @boltandkeel

Celebrity cats Bolt and Keel explore Vancouver Island by canoe

Instagram celebrity cats Bolt and Keel went camping and canoeing on Vancouver Island... with the help of their humans, of course.

The famous felines have over 100,000 followers on their Instagram account @boltandkeel

They’ve gone sailing, road-tripping, kayaking, canoeing, hiking and camping with their owners Kayleen VanderRee and Danielle Gumbley ever since the two kitty brothers were rescued from behind a garbage bin. Their humans brought them on a camping trip the day after they were found and they quickly became Insta-famous through photos of their adorable adventures. They’ve even got a new book, titled Bolt and Keel: The Wild Adventures of Two Rescued Cats

If the dog people in your life poke fun at your choice of furry companion and tell you it isn’t possible to bring your kitty on a canoe trip, show them this video. Cats rule.

We recommend all paddling cats wear a FFD—feline flotation device. 

Follow Bolt and Keel on Instagram at or on their website at

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