Is Your March Madness Bracket in Better Shape Than This Hairless Cat's?

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is always rife with upsets and shockers, and this year has been no exception. With not one but two 15 seeds advancing to the second round, brackets nationwide were busted on the first day of March Madness. But despite the mayhem, one hairless cat presses on with her picks.

Yes, you read that right. Just as you've been agonizing over your ruined bracket, a Sphinx named Olive has been doing the same with hers. After going a remarkable 11-for-16 on the first day of the tournament, Olive's luck took a turn for the worse: She only picked four of the Sweet Sixteen teams correctly. Hopefully Wisconsin, UNC, N.C. State and Kansas can put Olive's bracket back on track.

Olive's selection process is simple: Her owner prints out the team logos of the two competing teams and places a treat on each. The treat that Olive eats is her pick for the winner. How accurate is Olive? She correctly predicted twelfth-seeded VCU's stunning win over fifth-seeded Wichita St. on Thursday, which is more than most of us can say.

But Olive seems like an amateur next to these seven prognosticating animals, like a catfish who senses earthquakes and Paul the Octopus, who received death (rather, cooking) threats for his World Cup predictions.

For more of Olive's bracket, check out her YouTube channel. And tell us: Do you have a furry bracketologist at home? Who would they pick to come out on top in the Final Four?


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