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Willow the Cat Joins Biden Family

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The family of United States President Joe Biden is well known for being pet lovers. The family currently owns two German Shepherds, Commander and Major, the former of whom has been living at the White House and the latter of whom was sent back to the Biden family home due to behavioral issues. The family previously owned a third German Shepherd, Champ, who unfortunately passed away back in June at the age of 13.

Today, the Bidens have added yet another furry friend to their family, though this time, it’s not a dog. Their new pet is a two-year-old Tabby cat named Willow, named after First Lady Jill Biden’s hometown of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. According to the First Lady’s press secretary, Michael LaRosa, President Biden first encountered Willow as a stray during his campaign tour in 2020. The cat jumped up onto the stage while Biden was speaking, and according to onlookers, the two developed a fast friendship.

Willow has been living in foster care for the last several months in preparation for life in the White House, and was brought to live with the Presidential family this week, sharing space with Commander. “Willow is settling into the White House with her favorite toys, treats, and plenty of room to smell and explore,” LaRosa said in a statement.

This is the first time a presidential family has had a cat with them in the White House since the administration of George W. Bush, who owned a cat named India.


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