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Famous Female Felines in History

 

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March is Women’s History Month, so we thought it was only right to honor some famous female felines. 


 

 

The Algonquin Hotel in Manhattan is famous for having a resident feline, a tradition that dates to the 1930s. All of the female cats are named Matilda, and the current Matilda is quite a beauty. You can email this cosmopolitan cat at matildaalgonquincat@algonquinhotel.com. 
 

 

The first feline in space was a French chat named Félicette. She was a last-minute stand-in for cat named Felix, who escaped before the launch. 
 

 

 

Another pioneering cat is CC, the first cloned pet. She was born in 2001 and is still alive today. 
 

 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CC_(cat)

Photo credits: algonquinhotel.com; pschemp via commons.wikimedia.org

 

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