If Hello Kitty Isn't a Cat, What Is She? I Think I Know!

By Luke Y. Thompson in Cartoons, Toys
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:30 pm

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Who says the L.A. Times is irrelevant? Today they broke a bombshell story that would seem to just be the result of asking something nobody ever thought of.

"Hello Kitty is not a cat. She's a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She's never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it's called Charmmy Kitty."

Now, if Disney could release a similar statement about Goofy, we'd be getting somewhere. But even if Hello Kitty is a cartoon, she has to have a species. So if she's not a cat, which she looks the most like, what's the next thing in nature that resembles her the most?

See if you can guess before reading on...



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I think you have to admit the resemblance is uncanny.

(original blobfish pic by kinskarije)

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