In recent cat news, a story from Alaska about the Mayor of Talkeetna, a tiny town in the state.
Stubbs was elected mayor some 15 years ago and since his installment in office, the town has not had a human mayor.
The feline mayor was the victim of a vicious dog attack and was rushed to the hospital where he was sedated and treated for his injuries.
Alaska feline mayor Stubbs the cat suffers dog attack
A cat which was elected mayor of an Alaskan town 15 years ago has been badly injured in a dog attack.
Stubbs the cat, mayor of Talkeetna – which has no human mayor – is receiving veterinary care.
The cat, aged 16, was elected in a write-in campaign 15 years ago.
In the wake of Saturday’s attack, Stubbs has been left with a punctured lung, bruised hips, a long deep gash on his side and a fractured sternum, the AP news agency reports.
Source: BBC News
The town is rallying being the Mayor in support of his 15 years in office.
Mayor Stubbs is enormously popular in Alaska and the municipalities surrounding his town. Whenever Stubbs enters any of the local business, he’s given the royal treatment. Many say that his presence is akin to Elvis walking in.
His popularity has gone far beyond the borders of his tiny Alaskan town and he’s received get-well sentiments from as far as Australia.
We at the Kittyton Post wish Mayor Stubbs well and hope he gets well soon and is able to return to the duties of his office.
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