Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Algonquin's Celebrity Cat, Matilda

I just had to post a picture of Matilda, the Algonquin Hotel's celebrity cat. The Algonquin Hotel has had a resident Matilda, since way back in, 1930 . The current Matilda has been on duty for only about 4 months. Her predecessor, served for 16 years, and is now enjoying early retirement at the home of one of the Algonquin employees. I just love this tradition!
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Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

I'll pay extra if the hotel has a cat! I started shopping at Jerry's for that very reason - they had 2 resident cats. When the manager retired the order was - get rid of the cats. It took me about 2 years to go back there!

Jala Pfaff said...

That's cool!
She's a very beautiful Matilda.

Debbi Smith Rourke said...

How sweet is this! Love the Matilda tradition. What a precious kitty. You know I'm and avid cat lover, too. Another shared passion.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

I agree with Kelley. They're playing our song aren't they?