Anorak News | Mexico elects cat as mayor

Mexico elects cat as mayor

by | 7th, June 2013


MEXICO is a weird and wonderful country, but surely no-one could’ve ever expected that, within its borders, a cat would be¬†elected to run for mayor.

Morris has been put forward as the citizens’ candidate for elections taking place on July 7th and cat-lovers are probably chortling to themselves as they say “Well! He can’t do any worse than the humans! HAR HAR!” Obviously, you’d need to say that in a Mexican accent for it to work.

If Morris were to win, he would become the mayor of Veracruz state capital Xalapa.

His campaign slogan is ‘Xalapa Without Rats‘, and he currently comes second of the four candidates with the amount of ‘likes’ his Facebook page has gathered.


According to his campaign, Morris insists that although he is likely to cause a mess on a regular basis, at least he will cover it up and not leave it lying around for everyone else to clean up.

He also lists his weaknesses as “quilts, sheets, pillows, couches and clothing in general”.

However, one thing worth thinking about – Morris has nine lives, so if he’s despotic, he may never leave office.

Posted: 7th, June 2013 | In: Politicians, Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink