25/05/2012 08:19 BST | Updated 25/05/2012 08:22 BST

Cat Divorce: Israeli Man Divorces Wife After She Brings Home 550 Cats

An Israeli man has divorced his wife after she refused to get rid of 550 cats she had brought back to their home.

According to the Times of Israel, the man told the Rabbinical Court in the Israeli town of Beersheba that there were so many cats in the house that he was unable to sleep at night.

The cats would refuse to move off the bed and sleep in floor, rendering the man unable to get comfortably into bed.

He also complained that cats prevented him from using the bathrooms in the house as well as making it near impossible to prepare meals in the kitchen: "When he sat to eat, cats jumped onto the table and stole his food."

The court asked that the couple attempt reconciliation - however, the wife refused to get rid of the cats, seemingly preferring to be without her husband than her feline flock.