This unhappy cat protested his confinement in a cat carrier during a car ride, meowing a series of distress calls.
Where did this cat turn for help? America's 45th vice president, Al Gore.
The black cat, Phoenix, made garbled cries resembling Al Gore's name. It seems Phoenix had learned of the former vice president's tendency for rushing to aid animals in need:
Phoenix's cries did not go unnoticed, either. Gore tweeted the video to his nearly 3 million followers.
And now for something completely different…here's a video of a cat saying my name. Happy Friday! ow.ly/1WEHtH— Al Gore (@algore) May 24, 2013