Ten famous people who adored cats. Part 2.

1. Churchill and his "the bravest cat" Nelson.

Winston Churchill, who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955, owned several cats, but his best-known cat was a grey called Nelson.

Churchill once said: "Nelson is the bravest cat I ever knew. I once saw him chase a huge dog out of the Admiralty. I decided to adopt him and name him after our great Admiral." There were even rumors that Nelson sat in with his master during Cabinet meetings, and Churchill once told a colleague that Nelson was doing more than he was for the war effort.

2. French writer and filmmaker Jean Cocteau with Kahrun.

3. Salvador Dali with his ocelot Babou.

4. Henri Matisse with his cat Minouche and another pet named Kossi.

5. Marilyn Monroe and her cat Mitsu.

6. Ernest Hemingway adored cats.

One of his cats was six-fingered. His descendants inherited this feature became one of the attractions of the house-Museum of the writer.

7. The famous austrian artist Gustav Klimt with his cat named Katze.

8. Freddie Mercury with his pet.

9. Expressionist Paul Klee with Bimbo the cat.

10. Awarded the Nobel Prize in literature Joseph Brodsky with cat Mississippi.

Sources of photos: reddit.com,lindvera.com, doseng.org, time.com, es.gizmodo.com.

22.06.2016
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