Famous Cats

How many of these famous cats do you recognize?

 

 

Felix the Cat

This black-and-white scamp graced silent films and news strips starting in 1919.

The Cheshire Cat

When Lewis Carroll debuted “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” in 1865, he gave us one of history’s most curious cats. The rotund riddler is best known for his grin, which inspired a common saying.

Tom the Cat

Hanna-Barbera’s Tom has been chasing his foil, Jerry Mouse, since 1940.

The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss debuted his mischief-making cat in a 1957 learn-to-read book. Since then, the larger-than-life cat has become a cultural icon.

Sylvester the Cat

Looney Tunes’ scheming “puddy tat” started chasing his adorable feathered prey in 1945.

Socks the Cat

Socks had a rags-to-riches story; the stray made it all the way to the White House

Morris the Cat

This spoiled tabby was a finicky ’70s spokes-cat.

Hello Kitty

Since her birth in 1974  this kawaii  Japanese cat has graced stickers, notebooks and over-the-top goods for jet-setters, fashionistas  and even expectant moms.

 

 

 

 

Garfield the Cat

On June 19, this famous comic strip grump celebrates his 33rd birthday. When not mailing pests overseas or tormenting his owner’s dopey dog, Garfield can be found wisecracking through daily comic strips.

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