It is International Cat Day 2023, a day observed every year on August 8 to celebrate the felines in our lives. The day also encourages “cat owners to take five minutes a day to play with their cats to improve their physical health and mental wellbeing,” as per the official website of International Cat Day. Cats can be an aloof bundle of fur but you can't deny that they are also super cute. We've decided to take a look at the famous cats around the world to celebrate the special day.
Nala, the ultimate cat superstar, reigns as Instagram's ruler with 4.5 million followers, earning her a Guinness World Record for the most followers for a cat. Guess what? Nala is not just about fame – she's also got her own cat food brand by the name of Love Nala.
Karl Lagerfeld had a furry companion named Choupette, a blue-cream tortie Birman cat. Even after Karl's passing in 2019, Choupette continues to shine as a model, striking poses for various photoshoots. Rumour has it that this stylish cat lives a luxurious existence and may have even inherited a bit of Karl's fortune, adding a touch of glamour to its already fabulous life.
Don't underestimate cats as mere companions for cuddles and play. Meet Larry, the British domestic tabby with a mission. Since 2011, he has taken on a pivotal role as Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office at 10 Downing Street, proving that cats can also be dedicated protectors in unexpected places.
4. Taylor Swift's Cats: Meredith Grey, Olivia Benson, and Benjamin Button
Taylor Swift's heartwarming connection with her three adopted cats – Meredith Grey, Olivia Benson, and Benjamin Button – shows her love for animals. Each named after TV show characters, she affectionately shares glimpses of their adorable moments, endearing her to fans even more with her feline companions.
5. Britney Spears' Cat Polly
Britney Spears is the proud owner of a cute cat named Polly. In this snapshot, Polly appears rather annoyed prompting Britney Spears to aptly caption it with, “Polly wants a cracker !!! She's either extremely pissed off or she's just tired.” Even our furry friends have their moments, and Polly's expression surely adds a dose of feline charm to the mix.
6. Kate Beckinsale's Clive
We simply couldn't get over Clive's on-point makeover. Can you?
7. Khloe Kardashian's Grey Kitty
Meet the adorable cat named Grey Kitty that has found its way into Khloe Kardashian's home. But here's the twist – it's not Khloe's, it's her 5-year-old daughter True Thompson's feline friend. True is the proud owner of this cute little ball of fur who makes their household a little cosier and perfect.