Cat lovers are rejoicing nationwide. Putin’s Labrador Connie will soon pass the baton of Russia’s favorite household pet to Dmitriy Medvedev’s cat Dorothy. Medvedev’s wife Svetlana came up with the idea of taking in a cat.
Darling Dorothy is a variety of the Siberian Neva Masquerade from Saint Petersburg. He has a rare blue tabby point color pattern, with light grey fur and blue eyes. His muzzle, paws and the tip of his tail are dark grey. Like all “Siberians,” Dorothy is exceptionally fluffy. His parents picked him out at the breeders only four years ago, when he was just a few months old. Although Dorothy’s parents are champions, he hasn’t participated in any exhibitions. Dorothy’s royal blood, though, gives him away — he’s as fickle as a Tsar when it comes to food. READ MORE