Updated Jan 20, 2014 - 3:39 pm
Caught on tape: Russian cat practices spying
Fast forward a few decades, and that fear has mostly subsided.
A cat back in Russia, however, seems to be training for such activities in the future. Watch as this furtive feline peeks from behind a bed and then fearlessly stares down his spotter as if to say, "что?!" -- "What?!", in Russian.
The Cambridge Five would be proud.