Seattle City Hall Becomes Kitty Hall for a Day

On Friday afternoon, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wasn’t the one standing at the podium and exploring his desk. For the second year in a row, Murray allowed City Hall to become Kitty Hall for an hour, and 11 adorable kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter happily took over. Shelter director Don Jordan said running city hall was a perfect fit for felines. "They stand firm on their beliefs and fight hard for what they want," Jordan said. "Though they are known to ignore their constituents if it suits them." The idea of the event was to get people excited about adopting cats, and it seemed to work. There was a long line of citizens waiting outside City Hall to play with the kittens during their visit. — Read it at the Huffington Post

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