Cock-a-doodle-meow! A bizarre photo of a feline with half of its body shaved has gone viral after its hairless limbs provoked gleeful comparisons with a chicken breast.

According to Daily Mail.com, Reddit user Edwardwrongtu, believed to be from the US, posted the picture of his friend's pet on the online photo sharing site, Imgur, which showed the fluffy ginger feline without any fur from the waist down apart from its tail.

The bizarre photograph has been seen by more than two million people.

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez