There was an audible crack and a 10mm spark jumped from my finger to his nose, the poor thing. I took the static electricity measuring thing home from work, and got the cat up to 40,000 volts with ease.
Quite common with cats. I've yet to determine what fur-type gives the best voltage. Need more experimental subjects..
 We would have had 9 cats if I'd been allowed to keep the other 3 kittens from the litter+mother we rescued. I was restricted to keeping just mother+smallest kitten
 The small, paranoid, calico one.
 To be fair, not an exactly rare thing in cats. But there appears to be a much higher incidence in calico cats. Both samples we've owned have specialised in multiple layers of paranoia..