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You kitten me? It's International Cat Day right meow?

Henry (2-year-old farm cat) - Enjoys his mouse on a string toy and takes it everywhere with him including the water bowl. Enjoys his alone time, but will pester mom to no end when he wants scratches. Knows how to get into the pantry to get to the food bag even though there’s fresh food in his bowl

Louise (2-year-old farm cat) - Will chase anything that moves including shadows. Wants to make friends with the birds and the squirrels that visit the balcony. Can never let mom walk into another room without following. Enjoys hiding in cabinets.

They allow our producer Kelsey to live in their home.

Henry (2-year-old farm cat) - Enjoys his mouse on a string toy and takes it everywhere with him including the water bowl. Enjoys his alone time, but will pester mom to no end when he wants scratches. Knows how to get into the pantry to get to the food bag even though there’s fresh food in his bowl

Louise (2-year-old farm cat) - Will chase anything that moves including shadows. Wants to make friends with the birds and the squirrels that visit the balcony. Can never let mom walk into another room without following. Enjoys hiding in cabinets.

They allow our producer Kelsey to live in their home.

This is Belle, a 2-year-old rescue.

She allows Eric, our news operations manager, to live in her home.

This is Baby (top) and Sophie (bottom)

Baby loves to run around and play, especially with a laser pointer involved! Sophie is independent and she loves a good treat. One thing they both have in common is being spoiled.

Our producer Aaron is owned by Sophie.

Lee & Wendy Stevens are allowed to live with Baby.

This is Mia Grayce, a 4-year-old rescue (from the St. Joseph County Humane Society)

Her favorite toy is a plastic straw so she's not very fond of the movement to eliminate plastic straws, but she says she supports the environment.

She allows our director of online content, Melissa, to live in her home and give her attention.

Kevin, Age 9 (rescue)

Hobbies include meowing loudly, staring at nothing, knocking literally everything to the floor.

He owns Mandi, our executive producer.

Cobain, Age 7 (rescue)

Hobbies include sleeping (and snoring), eating, watching bird videos on YouTube.

She and Kevin allow our executive producer Mandi to live in their home.

This is the elegant and stately Doris

She allows our marketing and promotions guru, Heather, to live in her home


Doris all ready to go on a trip.

She allows our marketing and promotions guru, Heather, to live in her home

Tiger (brown), age 17 - Sleeps 23 hours a day

Leo (orange), age 3 - Loves to hunt and bring small creatures into the house

These beauties allow producer Callie to live in their home.

Jordy (all black), 10 months - Loves to cuddle on anything and everything

Sampson (black and white), age 1 - Loves to climb windowsills

These beauties allow producer Callie to live in their home.

Sampson, age 1 - Loves to climb windowsills

These beauties allow producer Callie to live in their home.

Leo, age 3 - Loves to hunt and bring small creatures into the house

These beauties allow producer Callie to live in their home.

These beauties, Jack and Finnegan, allow Breanne Palmerini to live in their home!

I present to you Gertie. She is 4 years old. She was adopted from the St. Joseph County Humane Society as a kitten in 2014. Her favorite activities are sleeping in the window and eating Temptations cat treats.

She also enjoys boxes and getting her photo taken.

She allows producer Jenn to live in her home.

Name: Boo Boo

Age: 3ish years old

Info: Boo Boo’s a rescue from Lincoln, Nebraska. His hobbies include distracting Taurean, knocking over cups, napping, and playing fetch like a dog.


Pippin (brown and white), age 4 -

Interests: Causing trouble, trying to sneak out of the apartment, pawing at the door, donut stealing, begging for pets

Roux (orange), age 4

Interests: Eating anything he can get his paws on, yelling for no reason, abruptly plopping over, sunbathing, taking long naps

These beauties allow producer Gianna to live in their home.

Roux, age 4

Interests: Eating anything he can get his paws on, yelling for no reason, abruptly plopping over, sunbathing, taking long naps

Roux and Pippin allow producer Gianna to live in their home.

Pippin, age 4

Interests: Causing trouble, trying to sneak out of the apartment, pawing at the door, donut stealing, begging for pets

Roux and Pippin allow producer Gianna to live in their home.



In honor of International Cat Day, ABC57's news team decided to share photos of our favorite felines.

International Cat Day was first observed in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

An estimated 500 million cats are loved by families in every country and climate.

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