CatCon LA just celebrated its fourth year in August. I was there and, as always, had a great time. But this year was special: I joked to my friends that I’d finally hit the big time because I got to interview the original celebricat, Morris the 9LivesCat! This is a special year for Morris, too, because it marks the famously finicky cat’s 50th “adopt-i-versary.”
Morris was at CatCon LA to celebrate his adopt-i-versary, and 9Lives was an official co-sponsor of the Adoption Village in his honor — we both saw lots of kitties go to their forever homes that weekend! Morris has never forgotten his humble beginnings as a rescue cat, and he continues to help cats find their forever homes.
Despite his fame, Morris seems quite humble. When he’s not promoting 9Lives, he enjoys hanging out with his animal siblings, finding sun spots to relax in, playing hide-and-seek with a buzzer toy and lots of snoozing. Morris was around long before the internet, but thanks to social media, you can follow Morris’ adventures all the time. Check him out on Facebook and Instagram @Morristhe9livescat or on Twitter @MorrisApproved. And go here to learn a little more about Morris’ history.
Thumbnail: Photography courtesy 9Lives.
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