Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, John Abraham among others are known to be dog fans. Pictures of them with their pets often do the rounds of social media. However, there is a gang of cat lovers in Bollywood which is growing slowly and steadily. While Alia Bhatt and Jacqueline Fernandez have been making our hearts melt with pictures and videos of them with their beloved cats, on their instagram page. But there are more celebs who share this love.
On International Cat Day today (August 8), here’s taking a look at seven Bollywood actresses and their love for pet cats. A lot of these cats come with a story – they have been either rescued on a rainy day or adopted from the street and given a new chance at a good life. Let these actresses’ furry friends turn your hearts into mush today.
Alia’s Instagram is full of images of her with her little kitty Edward. She got the cat as a birthday gift from her sister Shaheen. Playing with her little cat is Alia’s way of de-stressing. ALSO READ: Sidharth Malhotra Makes His Feelings For Alia Bhatt Public Through A Song
Shilpa Shetty with her cat Queenie
Shilpa Shetty Kundra and her cat Queenie have a story that will make you believe in the saying, “made for each other’. As if planned by the universe, the kitten walked into her office on a windy, raining night last year. The cat was wet, cold and shivering and Shilpa instantly took her in and brought her to a warmer place! That instant, Shilpa knew a new member has joined the Shetty-Kundra family.
Richa Chadha with her cat Kamli
Now, this will be the most unique and quirky name for a cat. Richa’s kitty is called Kamli and takes her cat along wherever she goes. We hear, when shooting in Mumbai, the cat Kamli accompanies the actress on the sets as well! Now, that’s a great company, what say?
Sunny Leone with her cat
Not many know that Sunny is a cat fan as well. She in fact adopted one from the streets of Mumbai. It is so that the cat was almost about to come under Sunny’s car and her alertness saved the kitty’s life. It was like love at first sight for her and she instantly decided to take the cute ball of fur home.
Jacqueline’s cat is called Miu Miu and the actress keeps us updated about her life with her cat through pictures and videos. ALSO READ: Sidharth Malhotra: Jacqueline Fernandez Does Not Need Icebreakers
If you are feeling low, these videos will act as an instant ‘pick me up’ guaranteed! Interestingly, when Jacqueline is away from home and is missing MiuMiu, she asks her friends or crew members to just get her a cat from somewhere so that she can get her dose of cuddles!
Kalki Koechlin with her cat Dosa
Now, who names a pet after a dish? Well, you can expect Kalki to do the unexpected. She has named her furry friend Dosa.
Zarine Khan with her cat Softy
Contrary to her mentor Salman Khan who is a dog fan, Zarine is a cat lover and has not one but two kitties. She loves spending time with them. One of her favourite cat friends is named Softy. Cute, nah?
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