The appearance of Cage, who owns a home in Somerset, caused a stir on social media with star-spotters expressing their excitement on Twitter: He is one of the world’s best known actors. But Nicolas Cage had a down-to-earth afternoon – when he made an impromptu visit to a pet store in the West Country.The 53-year-old Hollywood superstar dropped into the Somerset shop on Thursday. It is not known if he bought anything or was just browsing.Wearing a fedora hat, he posed for a picture with staff at Not Just Pets, in Frome.Staff posted the picture on Facebook, joking that he was “Gone in 60 Seconds” – a reference to the 2000 film Cage starred in. 😲Omg. 😲Nicholas Cage was in Frome. My friend works in the Pet shop in town and they had a pic took with him. So blooming lucky 🍀 she is xx— Sarah Evans (@iamsarahxx) June 29, 2017 On Facebook, Sara Butler-Bartholomew posted: “Jamie missed him by ten minutes! I can’t believe it I love this man.”Another Facebook user, Roxanne Pixiedust, wrote: “Wow oh man what time was this! Might have just missed him!” And Tracey Rupp Rawlins wrote: “Awesome!” Lisa Baker said: ” Wow he’s yummy love him.”Cage bought a cottage in the Somerset village of Baltonsborough, near Glastonbury, in 2006. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.