Mayor Stubbs, cat, celebrates 15 years in office
Talkeetna, Alaska, isn’t going to the dogs. It’s going to the cats — or really, one cat, which has been mayor of the town for 15 years.
Mayor Stubbs was voted in by a write-in effort when locals got fed up with their human rulers.
Residents say they’re happy that their stubby-tailed mayor is promoting tourism. The general store where Stubbs hangs out says it gets dozens of tourists a day asking for him.
Local polls find that 100 percent of the town’s canine population disapproves of the mayor’s performance.
Alaskan Town Has Had Same Feline Mayor for Fifteen Years, Gawker.