/White House Felines: The Complete List Of United States Presidents’ Cats

White House Felines: The Complete List Of United States Presidents’ Cats

Cat in political hatCat in political hat

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When people talk about the goings on in the White House, they often focus on the current US President. But over the years, a host of dignified cats have also been going about their important business in the Oval Office, including Siamese cats, Angoras, and even lion cubs–oh my!

While White House dogs get plenty of media attention, cats have also been running the show at times, comforting–and probably secretly influencing–our country’s leaders. If you’re looking for a name for a new kitty family member, maybe these Presidents’ felines’ names will inspire you!

In salute of these esteemed political felines, here’s a complete chronological roll call of the full and formal names of all the U.S. Presidents’ kitties that have been official residents of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Siamese catSiamese cat

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JFK and catJFK and cat

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Bill Clinton and Socks the catBill Clinton and Socks the cat

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Do you have any fun memories of the White House cats we’ve mentioned? Which one is your favorite? Tell us all about them in the comments section below!