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.
Do cats like to be petted? The idea that cats are solitary creatures who snub humans is mostly false. Some individual cats may snub their families, but most kitties enjoy spending time with their people.
If you need to eliminate cat odor from your home, try these seven tips to keep your litter box from stinking.
Adopting a cat can be one of the best choices you ever make. Not only do you gain an entertaining companion who will (probably) be glad to see you at the end of a long day, but you'll be saving a life, too.