Freddie Mercury’s silk waistcoat featuring portraits of Freddie Mercury’s six cats sold for £139,700

Delilah on Freddie Mercury's waistcoat

You may have heard about Sotheby’s recent auction of Freddie Mercury’s personal possessions. Well, they sold for very close to £40 million ($49,623,000). Most items sold for well over their listed estimates. One of those items was his famous silk waistcoat which is covered in hand painted portraits of his six cats, one of …

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Last known photo of Freddie Mercury was with his cat Oscar (updated 2022)

Freddie Mercury with Oscar in one of the final pictures of him This is the story of one of the last known photos of Freddie Mercury in his garden with his cat Oscar. Freddie Mercury, lead singer for Queen, loved cats and he adopted most of them from rescue centres. One devout fan believes …

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Freddie Mercury’s favorite cat DELILAH

Delilah - Freddie Mercury's favorite cat (probably)

Here is a full treatise on Delilah, Freddie Mercury’s best known cat. We know that Freddie Mercury loved cats. It is said by The Washington Post said that he lived with 10 cats throughout his lifetime and that his first cats were Tom and Jerry. I have found photographs of eight of his cats …

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Freddie Mercury: “I’ll sleep with anything – man, woman or cat”

Freddie Mercury with cats on bed

Freddie Mercury loved cats so the words he used are literal. For men and women it probably meant sex. For cats it meant company, specifically a calico cat whose name was Delilah, who slept at the foot of the bed. That’s my interpretation. I feel sure he was referring to Delilah (and other cats …

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