Nicole Kidman has revealed she regularly takes her cats out for hikes in a backpack and used to eat ants despite disliking their taste. The 51-year-old actor has professed her love of animals for several years and currently owns several alpacas, chickens and fish. However, it’s the Big Little Lies actor’s cats with husband Keith Urban that are her pride and joy. “Alpacas, 10 fish and two cats called Ginger and Snow… I really am a cat person,” Kidman said of her pets in a new interview with You magazine. Kidman told the publication: “I’ve just got one of those carriers. Have you seen those? Those backpacks that you can put them in? “A cat carrier that’s a backpack and it has a window that they can peek out of and it’s got air and everything and they love it.” The actor described the backpacks as “really cute”, adding that her cats “can’t wait to get in” them. Daniel Cummings, Cats Protection’s behaviour manager, said of Kidman’s decision to use the backpack: “We don’t advise people taking their cats out unless absolutely necessary as they are very territorial and crave freedom of movement.” Cummings added that putting felines in a backpack with a window means they have little op...