Anthony Hopkins delights fans as he plays piano for his cat in self-isolation

19 March 2020, 17:05 | Updated: 20 March 2020, 10:11

By Rory O'Connor

Sir Anthony Hopkins has delighted fans with some light-hearted relief while in self-isolation.

In a new video, the 82-year-old can be seen playing piano for his cat Niblo.

The actor posted the heartwarming video on his social media while advised to stay indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tabby cat Niblo seemed to enjoy the performance, turning around to gaze at Sir Antony mid-show.

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Sir Anthony Hopkins playing piano for his cat Niblo
Sir Anthony Hopkins playing piano for his cat Niblo. Picture: Twitter • Sir Anthony Hopkins

Sir Antony captioned the post: "Niblo is making sure I stay healthy and demands I entertain him in exchange... cats".

Niblo was brought to a Budapest hotel Anthony was filming in, and the concierge tried to find a suitable home for him.

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Hoping someone would adopt Niblo, Sir Antony and his wife eventually took him back to their Malibu home.