Bydens welcomes a cat named Willow to the White House

Washington (AP) — President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are finally added The long-awaited cat To their pet’s family.

Her name is willow, And she is a 2-year-old green-eyed, gray and white farm cat from Pennsylvania.

First Lady spokesman Michael LaRosa said:

Jill Biden later said Joe Biden was elected In November 2020 they Bring your kitten to the White HouseHowever, her arrival was delayed. Last month, the White House said the cat would come in January.

The first woman named Willow after her hometown of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.

According to Larosa, the short-haired tabby cat made a considerable impression on Jill Biden after jumping to the stage and interrupting her remarks during the 2020 Pennsylvania campaign suspension.

“Looking at their direct bond, the farm owner knew that Willow belonged to Dr. Biden,” he said.

The White House has had no cat inhabitants since India, the cat of President George W. Bush.

Willow participates CommanderThe German Shepherd puppy Joe Biden was introduced in December as a birthday present from President’s brother James Biden and his wife Sarah.

Bydens had two German Shepherds, Champ and Major, in the White House in front of the commander.

But a 3-year-old rescue dog, Major, started. Act positively Included two biting incidents after he arrived in January 2021. The White House said the Major was still acclimatizing to his new home, and he was sent back to Delaware’s home in Bydens for training.

After consulting with dog trainers, ethologists and veterinarians last month, Larosa decided to follow the collective recommendations of experts and let Major live in a quiet environment with family friends.

Champ Died in June At the age of 13.