Stubbs, The Cat That Is Also An Alaskan Town Mayor

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A few residents of Talkeenta, Alaska were not happy with the mayoral candidates on a ballot around 15 years ago. As a joke, they rallied support for a cat named Stubbs to be mayor. The cat won and became mayor of the town, which has a population around 900 people. Stubbs serves as a hot tourist attraction for the town as well.


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Key Facts In This Video

  1. A cat has been mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska for more than 15 years. 00:07

  2. Stubbs the cat was on ballot for mayor in an Alaskan town initially as a joke, but he won. 00:32

  3. Stubbs the cat, mayor of Talkeenta, Alaska, is now a big tourist attraction for the town. 00:47