Winston Churchill received an orange tabby cat for his 88th birthday. He called the animal Jock. The elderly statesmen was so enamored with Jock that he decreed an orange cat should always live at the Churchill home, Chartwell, even after his death. The current feline inhabitant of Chartwell is Jock VI, a marmalade with a white bib and four white socks.
A ginger cat named Stubbs is serving as the honorary mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska. The town has no human mayor, and Stubbs was offered the post to attract tourists. He’s been so successful that he’s retained his office for nearly 20 years. The feline mayor is given catnip-infused water out of a wine glass every afternoon at a local restaurant.
Did you know that orange is one of the most common colors for cats?
Those of us who love them, however, know that orange cats are anything but common. In fact, we think they’re extraordinary. For example:
Orange cats, like those of every other color, can make beautiful, fun-loving companions for any cat-friendly household.
Need to change your cat litter? If so, transitioning your cat to the new brand will require patience, understanding, and a little ingenuity on your part.
Don’t believe the naysayers who claim cats simply can’t be trained. Your precious four-legged friend is quite capable of learning how to do amazing things like stand, sit, give high fives, or go gracefully into her cat carrier.
Life with your cat was going great until one day you discovered cat feces or a puddle of urine in a spot not approved for use by your four-legged companion.