Morgan Smith reports that Thammapa Supamas, a woman living in Thailand, accidentally dyed her cat yellow while treating a fungal infection on the pet’s limbs:
Supamas applied a turmeric scrub to heal a red, irritated patch of skin on the white cat’s leg, she shared on Facebook.
The plant extract has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and is widely considered to be an effective antifungal treatment. Turmeric powder, however, is a strong natural dye yielding a vibrant gold color.
It’s no surprise, then, that Supamas’s white cat became a ball of bright yellow fur after getting coated in turmeric.
Supamas said on Sunday that the yellow hue had not faded quite yet but her cat’s infection was noticeably healing. “Thank you for your kindness and concern,” she added.