Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Celebrity Cat Lovers

Did you know that many famous people are cat lovers? Many of the celebrities, past and present, own(ed) more than one cat. It is impossible to list all the celebrities but I will mention some of the better known personalities.

In the world of Hollywood, there are many actors and actresses: Ann-Margaret and Tuffy, Janet Leigh and Turkey, Warren Beatty and Cake, Halle Berry and Playdough, Katie Couric and Frank and Jay Leno and Chesseler. Van Heflin owned Mousetrap and Silkhat. Steve Martin and Dr. Carlton B. Forbes, James Dean and Marcus, Cameron Diaz and Little Man, Gary Oldman and Soymilk and Patrick Stewart and Bella.

Authors and poets: Charlotte Bronte and Tiger, Lord Byron and Beppo. Charles Dickens owned William and The Masters Cat. Edgar Allen Poe and Catarina, H G Wells and Mr. Peter Wells, Sir Walter Scott and Hinse, Alexander Dumas and Mysouff, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Calvin, Edward Lear and Foss and Tennessee Williams and Topaz. Ernest Hemingway had many cats including cats named Ava Gardner, Emily Dickenson and Pablo Picasso.

Artists: Andy Warhol owned Hester and Sam. Scott Adams owns Sarah and Freddy. Pablo Picasso owned two cats and Henri Matisse owned a black cat.

In the world of music: Snoop Dogg owns Frank Sinatra and Miles Davis. Eddie Van Halen and George, Jean Michel ,Jarre and Woody Allen. Freddie Mercury of the rock band Queen owned Tom, Jerry, Oscar, Tiffany, Deliah, Goliath, Miko, Romeo and Lily.

There are not many famous sports' cat lovers but Wilt Chamberlain owned two black cats, Zip and Zap.

Many world leaders own(ed) a cat(s) for a pet: George W. Bush and India, Bill Clinton and Socks, Queen Victoria and White Heather. Theodore Roosevelt owned Slippers and Tom Quartz. Abraham Lincoln and Tabby, Pope Leo XII and Micetto, John F. Kennedy and Tom Kitten and Abraham Lincoln and Tabby. Calvin Coolidge owned Blacky, Tiger and Timmy. Winston Churchill owned Jock, Tango, Bob, Nelson and Margate.

Other notable cat lovers: Nostradamus and Grimalkin and Dr. Albert Schweitzer and Sizi. Florence Nightingale owned Disraeli, Galdstone and Bismarck. Amy Carter, daughter of former President Jimmy Carter, owned Misty Malarky Ying Yang. Anne Frank and Tommy and Charles Lindburgh and Patsy.

Many famous people have enjoyed the companionship of a cat. A cat can be a companion for any person, famous or not. All cat lovers are very devoted to their cat(s) and take pride having a cat.

Frank Loethen- live in Georgia with wife and three cats. If you enjoyed this article, please visit my cat products website, .com, your one stop site for all your cat and kitten needs. Cat beds, cat toys, cat gifts and litter accessories are among the many items on the site. You can also see my three cats, Sunny, Sinclair and Midnite.

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