Top Seven Famous Cat People

Top Seven Famous Cat People


There are many celebrities who are known for their passion for cats.

Scroll down now to find our top 7 pictures of famous people with their cats, some including interesting and suprising information that you may not know about them.

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#1 Ernest Hemingway

To many, the writer Ernest Hemingway was best known for his heavy drinking, hunting and fishing however he did have a softer side to him. He was also a dedicated cat lover having 23 cats by 1945, he often named his cats ‘purr factories’ or ‘love sponges’. In 1935, Hemingway was visited by a ship captain who gave him a six-toed cat called snowball as a gift, soon after, the Hemingway estate was crawling with six-toed spawn which he named after famous people of the time such as Billie Holiday, Rudolph Valentino and Betty Grable. To this day, the hemingway home (now a museum) in Florida is still home to 55 of Snowballs mutant descendants.

#2 David Bowie

In 1982, Bowie wrote a song dedicated to cat lovers called “Cat People” which was recorded with producer Giorgio Moroder for director Paul Schrader’s infamous film of the same name. The song was also featured in the film Inglourious Basterds.

#3 Brigitte Bardot

In 2015, French actress Brigitte Bardot condemned Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s plan to cull 2 million feral cats to stop them harming native animals.

#4 John Lennon

John Lennon adopted over 10 cats in his lifetime.

#5 Audrey Hepburn

After starring in Tiffany’s, animal-rescue groups and pet stores everywhere reported an unprecedented demand for orange cats.

#6 Clark Gable

”The King of Hollywood” adoring one of his many cats.

#7 Meryl Streep

There are rumours going around that she will star in ‘Dewey: The Library Cat’ movie, based on the book ‘The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched The World.’