Tell me about 19 cats living at Mexico’s presidential palace as ‘living fixed assets’

Fictional image of cats at Mexico's National Palace where they are described as living fixed assets

The title is what I asked AI in order to provide me with information about the ‘living fixed asset’ cats of this presidential palace. It is rare for community cats to become protected by a country’s leader. In fact, I think that it is unique. The phrase ‘living fixed asset’ would probably be improved …

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Instagram starlet “Winky” a dwarf cat with bulbous eyes and an expected halved lifespan

Winky looks like Lil Bub and has a projected very short lifespan due to her inherited health problems

OPINION: The news media online is writing about a bug-eyed cat who’s gone viral thanks to an uncanny resemblance to some A-list actors. Great fun. This cat, called ‘Winky’ has an Instagram account. It’s another example of a cat with a severe inherited health problem becoming a celebrity. RELATED: Munchkin Cat Breed Am I …

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Plethora of animal welfare charities write to Universal Pictures criticising them

Plethora of animal welfare charities write to Universal Pictures criticising them

The Universal Pictures film Argylle has been described as the most talked about film of 2024. Claudia Schiffer went to the film’s premiere with one of its stars in a backpack on her back; the Scottish Fold whose name is Chip. It made for a great picture. The backpack is one of those modern …

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The Nepo Kitty A-list

Nepo Kitties

This is the current Nepo Kitty A-list. What is a ‘nepo kitty’ or ‘nepo cat’? It comes from the term ‘nepo baby’ which according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary refers to nepotism by parents towards their baby to the point where the child becomes famous perhaps even more famous than their famous parents. That’s my …

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How did the photographer get Ragdoll cat Benjamin Button to stay on Taylor Swift’s shoulders in the Time POY image?

Taylor Swift and Benjamin Button

The photograph by a couple of celebrity photographers of the world’s top celebrity currently, Taylor Swift, with her Ragdoll cat, Benjamin Button, draped over her shoulders like a scarf, has caught the world’s attention. It was captured for Time Magazine to celebrate Taylor Swift being named as their Person of the Year. Great work. …

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Bavarian town honours celebrated and loved Birman cat, Chicco

Chicco monument

Chicco was a celebrated Birman tomcat who had the habit of wandering around his Bavarian hometown, Memmingen, but he died suddenly at the age of five and a sculpture has been erected in his honour. Was Chicco a Birman? The first point to discuss is whether Chicco was a purebred Birman cat or not. …

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Stepan is a celebrity Ukrainian blogging cat and influencer from Kharkiv

Stephan surrounded by decorative pillows which are for sale at his online store.

Stepan in a remarkable cat in many ways. He appears to be a very passive, well-behaved tabby cat. He is completely normal and standard looking in terms of his appearance but his background, his history and his past lifestyle is far from normal. He comes from Kharkiv, Ukraine and that city was heavily shelled …

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Herman the Cat – WWII US Coast Guard mouser

Herman the Cat a US Coast Guard ship's cat during WWII

I have to mention Herman the US Coast Guard mouser cat who was issued with a passport during World War II. He was officially commissioned into the service in 1943. His task as stated was to control the rodent population. He was a celebrity ship’s cat as he made the news at the time. …

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