Alia Bhatt with her cat Edward Bhatt.(Instagram)
Alia Bhatt with her cat Edward Bhatt.(Instagram)

International Cat Day: Check out these celebs with their favourite pet friends

While cats can be the ‘purr-fect’ friends for some, they might not be for others, but one just cannot overlook their sheer beauty and agility. Check out these famous cat owners and their pet friends.
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 02:53 PM IST

It’s International Cat Day! While cats can be the ‘purr-fect’ friends for some, they might not be for others, but one just cannot overlook their sheer beauty and agility. The day dedicated to these furry friends was created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare and is observed on August 8 every year.

Cats are mysterious animals known for their mood swings, you’ll have to pet a cat to know them better just like some famous celebrities have done. On International Cat Day, we bring you a ‘Cat-alouge’ of celebrities across the globe who love their pet cats. A lot of these come with a story, from being a birthday gift to being rescued on a rainy day:

Alia Bhatt

The ‘Raazi’ star got her cat as a birthday gift, named Edward Bhatt. The white feline is Alia’s way of de-stressing and regularly features on her Instagram feed. The versatile actor also considers her cat as her sickness remedy.



Some things just fill your heart without trying 🐾

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Jacqueline Fernandez

A true cat lover, Jacqueline is often seen playing and uploading videos of her furry pet ‘Miu Miu’. The Sri Lankan beauty is also a staunch supporter for the People Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) .



💙missed you too little guy💙 tag someone you miss💙💙

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Richa Chadha

One of the most talented actresses of B-town, Richa has named her little kitty Kamli. The ‘Fukrey’ star always keeps fans updated with endearing and funny videos of her pet.


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Taylor Swift

Known as Hollywood’s ‘Cat lady’, Swift owns two Scottish Fold cats, Olivia Benson and Meredith Grey, and the two surely live an envious life. Swift often posts pictures of her bundles of joy, giving a glimpse of their lavish life to fans.



Olivia just realized I’m wearing earrings of her face.

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Ed Sheeran

The ‘Shape of You’ singer has two cats, the first one, Graham, was rescued by him. The second one is named Stuart and is fondly called Boo Boo by the 27-year-old singer.


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Katy Perry

Named Kitty Purry, the ‘Rise’ singer’s furry friend is pretty famous and also made a cameo in her ‘I Kissed a Girl’ video. Purry is one of Katy’s 2 cats, the other is named Monkey.



🙏 heaven is a place on earth 🙏

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Celebrity or not, pets are dear to everyone, so, don’t forget to celebrate the day with your purring pal curled up on your lap.

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