You’ll Never Believe Some of These Love Cats!

We guarantee you that within this list of 45 people are some you never knew were cat lovers. And a few even dress their cats in natty attire. Hope you’ll find a few surprises!

  1. Katy Perry – Her cat is called Kitty Purry and she missed him so much on tour her staff had to find her a little surrogate to play with to distract her in the meantime. “Katy is a cat fanatic. She absolutely adores them. She was talking about them a lot on the set and finally asked her management if they could find her one.” hehe – love it!
  2. Mohammed (570-632) – The fonder of the Muslim faith approved of cats but felt dogs were unclean. It is said that he once cut off a sleeve in order not to disturb his sleeping cat.
  3. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) The statesman enjoyed eating with his ginger kitten, Jock. Servants were often sent to find the pet so meals cound begin.
  4. Taylor Swift – Meredith is a Scottish fold cat, named after the character Meredith Grey (played by Ellen Pompeo) from Taylor’s favorite show Grey’s Anatomy. Taylor bought Meredith on Halloween 2011. She is included in a lot of Taylor’s current blog posts.
  5. Ricky Gervais – He constantly takes pics and posts them to Twitter of his adorable Siamese Ollie.
  6. Kim Kardashian – Kanye West gifted this reality star with a white Persian kitten in September 2013, which they named Mercy — after the first single off his new album, Cruel Summer. Completely adorable little kitty, I do hope she cares for it well!
  7. Abraham Lincoln – Abraham Lincoln’s cat, Tabby, was the first of several White House cats.
  8. Charles Dickens – Charles Dicken’s cat give birth to a litter of cats. Dickens only allowed one of these kittens to remain with its mother. The kitten was known as the ‘Master’s Cat’. The kitten would snuff out Dicken’s candle in order to gain his attention.
  9. James Franco – “I was raised as a cat person,” he said. “I had cats when I was a kid and that’s what I’m used to. I don’t really know how to take care of a dog, but I think I’m pretty good with cats … All my recent cats have been named after characters from books or the literary world. Sammy’s named after Sammy Glick from What Makes Sammy Run, and Zelda is named after Zelda Fitzgerald.
  10. Florence Nightingale – Bismarck was a large persian cat owned by Florence Nightingale.
  11. Pope Leo XII – Micette was a grayish-red cat with black stripes. Micette was born in the Vatican and lived among the pope’s.
  12. Russell Brand – he adores his cat, Morrissey. Apparently, the little guy had a little trouble adjusting to Katy Perry and her cat, Kitty Purry, and Russell had to bring in a pet therapist. “Morrisey on Valium, cat Valium,” said Russell. “I didn’t think I’d ever have a cat psychiatrist in my house, let alone a man waving a crystal over my cat’s head.”
  13. Sir Isaac Newton – Sir Isaac Newton, the scientist who first described the principle of gravity, also invented the swinging cat door for the convenience of his many cats.
  14. T.S. Elliot – The Nobel Prize-winning British poet, playwright, and cat lover, T.S. Eliot, wrote an entire book of poems about cats. His Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats was set to music by Andrew Lloyd Weber and became the long-running musical, Cats.
  15. Victor Hugo – Victor Hugo, considered the greatest author in the history of French literature, wrote fondly in his diary about his cats.
  16. Petrarch (1304-1374) – When the poet died his cat was put to death and mummified.
  17. Hank Azaria – he plays Gargamel in the new “Smurfs” movie and working with cat actor who played Azrael changed how he feels about cats. “If I wasn’t a cat person before this film, I became one during the course of shooting,”
  18. Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) This Cardinal reserved one of his rooms for cats, where overssers fed them chicken pates twice a day. When he died the overseers and cats were provided for.
  19. Albert Schweitzer 1875-1965) Although left-handed, Dr. Schweitzer would often write prescriptions with his right hand because his cat Sizi liked to sleep on his left arm and could not be disturbed.
  20. Alexander Dumas – Alexander Dumas, the author of The Three Musketeers, owned a cat called Mysouff. This cat was known for his extrasensory perception of time. Mysouff could perdict what time his master would finish work, even when his master was working late.
  21. Amy Carter – Amy Carter, the daugher of Jimmy Carter, owned a number of cats including a Siamese cat with a peculiar name ‘Misty Malarky Ying Yang’.
  22. Artists Renoir and Monet – The French artists Renoir and Monet loved cats and put them in several paintings.
  23. Dr Samuel Johnson – Dr Samuel Johnson, the compiler of the first dictionary, had a pet cat named Hodge whom Johnson fed oysters and other luxurious treats.
  24. Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain – Although Edgar Allan Poe used cats as symbols of the sinister in several of his stories, he himself owned and loved cats. Also his fellow writer, Mark Twain, was also a cat lover.
  25. Edward Lear – Edward Lear was known for writing the famous limerick ‘The Owl and the Pussy Cat’. Lear was devoted to his cat named Foss. When Foss died, he was buried in Lear’s italian garden.
  26. Ernest Hemingway – One of Ernest Hemingway’s most unusual cat was a six-toed cat given to him by a ship’s captain. He owned over 30 cats!
  27. Eyptian Sultan – A thirteenth century Egyptian sultan left his entire fortune to the needy cats of Cairo. For many years afterwards homeless cats received a free meal daily.
  28. Cameron Diaz – has a fuzzy little feline who goes by the name Little Man and she apparently likes to buy him kitty outfits.
  29. Famous Writers – Writers Paul Gallico, H.H. Munro, Walter de la Mare, Thomas Hardy, Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Beatrix Potter, and W.B. Yeats all owned and loved cats.
  30. Horace Walpole – Horace Walpole the British essayist wrote lovingly about his cats.
  31. Ke$ha –  the Humane Society’s first global ambassador for animal rights, was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport with her Siamese-looking kitty Mr. Peep$.
  32. Rutherford B Hayes – The first Siamese cat brought to the United States was a gift to President Rutherford B. Hayes.
  33. Sir Walter Scott – Walter Scott owned a cat called Hinse. This Tomcat was known to terrorize Scott’s dog.
  34. Swiss Artist Theophile Steinlen – Swiss artist Theophile steinlen’s Paris home was known as ‘catscorner’ because of the large number of the former reproduced on a variety of articles.
  35. Theodore Roosevelt – Theodore Roosevelt had a cat named Slippers, a grey/blue cat. Slippers had a disease, which resulted in him having more than 5 toes on his feet.
  36. Vanna White – World-famous letter turner, Vanna White, owns two cats that she mentions frequently on Wheel of Fortune.
  37. William Wordsworth- Famous for writing cat poems.
  38. Paris Hilton – her menagerie includes three “munchin” cats, or cats that have been bred to have short, stumpy arms and legs. It probably looks cute, even if it doesn’t sound cute… Hmm…
  39. Halle Berry – The 2004 action flick Catwoman was not a total bust—at least Halle Berry picked up a cat out of the deal. Berry reportedly adopted one of the 43 cats trained for the film and named it Play Dough.
  40. Anatole France- Famous cat lover.
  41. Eva Longoria – There’s a good reason why Eva Longoria was chosen to be the face of Sheba’s Feed Your Passion campaign in 2013: She loves cats. She once told People, “I always found that I identified with them. Cats are feminine and independent and playful, much like a woman.”
  42. Montaigne – Famous cat lover, had a cat that he played with.
  43. Jesse Eisenberg – Among the many indicators of Jesse Eisenberg’s awesomeness is the fact that he acts as a foster caregiver for cats in need. He also filmed a public service announcement for the Washington Animal Rescue League, urging viewers to open their homes and wallets for the animals’ sake.
  44. Lord Byrom – Famous cat lover as well as other animals such as dogs, monkeys, eagle, crow, falcon.
  45. The Bronte Sisters – Famous cat lovers.

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