Cat wants a fish, until an unexpected visitor arrives.
A recent study found that male guppies will often associate with less-attractive male guppies when females are around. "Males actively choose the social context that maximizes their relative attractiveness," the article said. Or, as lead author Clelia Gasparini put it, "If you are surrounded by ugly friends, you look better."
What's a loving goldfish owner to do when one of your fish has difficulty keeping afloat? Why build him a little life-preserver so he can keep on swimming, of course!