‘I ate cat vomit!’
Weatherman reminds us of gross kid behaviour as he eats cat vomit on live TV.
Almost every parent knows that the five second rule is there for a reason: To prevent kids from eating any old junk they find on the floor. Chat to parents for a moment and they’ll share tales of how their kids have eaten dog food, worms and other creepy crawlies and even the contents of nappies.


Children like to explore their environments with all their senses including taste. When a baby becomes mobile, it’s a good idea to make sure that the floor is clear of dropped food and other inedible things.

Five second rule

If it has been on the floor for longer than five seconds, it goes in the bin, right? Most things picked up on the floor carry certain risks such as unhealthy organisms which may be taking a piggy-back ride or perhaps they are pointy or act as a choking hazard. Sure, kids can get away with eating things their moms and dads probably wouldn’t, but that's why we have some safety rules in the home.

Weatherman eats vomit by accident on live TV

Some kids never learn, though. Take the weatherman who not only picked up what he thought were grape nuts off the floor in the studio, he ate them. Only when he discovered that they tasted funny did he realise that he’d stood in cat vomit at home, walked it into work with him and then eaten it. On live TV.

Don’t believe it? You can watch this horrible mistake for yourself:

CBS Weatherman Scot Haney Eats Cat Vomit on Live TV via Youtube/SLN

What’s the weirdest thing your kid has ever eaten?

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