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The Cat Who Is Running for Mayor of a Mexican Town

Meet Morris, the cat whose goal is to run the “rats” out of politics in the town of Xalapa, Mexico. His owners say in addition to his predator instinct, he also promises to do what most corrupt politicians do: “Sleep, eat, yawn and play in the dirt.” Though he can’t actually be on the ballot because of some arcane rule preventing animals from running for office, his owners have encouraged voters to write his name on the ballot. So far, he’s got more Facebook “Likes” than three of the four candidates also in the running. You can see more about the story here, and bonus, there’s also a slideshow of “10 Animals Who Ran for Office” …

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