27 Feb '12, 10pm

Hank The Cat Is Running For Senate | Care2 Causes

Hank The Cat Is Running For Senate | Care2 Causes

A political newcomer has tossed his “paw” into the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. Hank, a once homeless cat who lived on the streets, is running for office. The 9-year-old feline (52 in cat years) from Springfield, VA announced his candidacy earlier this month. He describes himself as a “proud independent” with “real world experience” and his campaign is gaining momentum. He is running against former Virginia Governors George Allen (R) and Time Kaine (D). The press release sent out by Hank’s people tells a little about his past: “Rescued from the streets as a skinny young kitty, Hank picked himself up and never looked back.” The feline was saved by the Humane Society of Fairfax County. “Other politicians may talk about how difficult it is when there aren’t enough kibbles to go around, but I’ve been there. I know what you’re going through,” stated Hank . Hank’s platform is b...

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