Famous politicians and their four-legged pets
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Nothing human is alien to the powerful of this world, and they also have pets. Today we will tell you about the four-legged favorites of the most famous statesmen.
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1. US President Barack Obama with his four-legged friend - a Portuguese water dog named Bo. This is a cheerful and playful dog of a noble color. Journalists even somehow compared the black and white color of the animal with an exquisite tuxedo.
2. Senator with very conservative views, John McCain is known as a decisive and straightforward politician. A man will defend his beliefs to the last. In addition to the snow-white bulldog Apollo, other pets live in his house - cats, dogs, birds, fish, turtles and even a family of ferrets.
3. Beloved cat of ex-president of America Bill Clinton, Sox is also not averse to taking the post of head of state.
4. The Clinton family, along with their pet Labrador Retriever Buddy, who tragically died under the wheels of a car in 2002. During the reign of Bill Clinton, Sox and Buddy were always kept in separate rooms in the White House, as the animals were at war with each other all the time.
5. Ramzan Kadyrov, a well-known Chechen leader and a man with a controversial reputation, with his furry kitten friends. Most of all, a man loves the snow-white baby Zazulya. The politician often plays with him and affectionately calls him Zazulechka.
6. Faithful friend of George W. Bush black Scotch terrier Barney. Despite its small size and cute appearance, the dog had a very nasty character.
7. The Reagans with a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The charming handsome man was a Christmas present for Nancy Reagan from her husband in 1985. Before him, the Flanders Bouvier Lucky lived in the White House, but because of his impressive size, he was taken to the President's California ranch.
8. President Nixon's favorite dog is the Irish Setter King Timaho. In addition to him, the politician also had a Cocker Spaniel Checkers. Once, in response to allegations of bribery, Vice Presidential candidate Nixon in his "Checkers Speech" called a dog the only illegal gift.
9. Elizabeth II from a very young age was very fond of Welsh Korg dogs. In total, the queen had just over thirty of them. Short-legged dogs are long-lived with a cheerful, playful disposition and an innate "sense of intelligence." A breed worthy of royalty.
10. The "Iron Lady" had a special liking for dogs and could pet any mutt she met on her way. But only a cat lived at the baroness's house, which brightened up Thatcher's hours of loneliness after the death of her beloved husband.
11. The Maltese Sumo of the former French President Jacques Chirac was distinguished by a very unbalanced and unpredictable character and could even bite his master. After Sumo once again attacked her owner, she was evicted to a farm.
12. Buddhists are very fond of all living things, but they especially revere cats. They even say that the head of the Buddhists at one time gave Brezhnev a cat, which later saved the Secretary General's life.
13. In the picture, the main mouser of the UK government residence is Larry the cat. His services cost the British treasury one hundred pounds annually.
14. The fluffy handsome Dmitry Medvedev is a Neva Masquerade cat named Dorofei.
15. Thoroughbred cat-aristocrat Agat belongs to the representative of the "Fair Russia" Sergei Mironov. The politician says that his pet has many dog habits. For example, on a walk, he always follows his master.
16. Vladimir Zhirinovsky with his favorite pets.
17. Vladimir Putin plays in the snow with his faithful four-legged pets. On the right in the picture is the Bulgarian Shepherd Buffy, on the left is the Akito Inu Yume.
18. Labrador Connie Polgrave has long been considered the first dog in Russia. She is a repeated witness to many important negotiations of her master. But due to his advanced age, the dog is kept separate from Putin's other pets.
19. Pope Benedict XVI has always been very fond of cats. But in the Vatican, pets are strictly prohibited, so having taken the high post of head of the Catholic Church, he was forced to abandon his four-legged pets. Having retired, the man again surrounded himself with fluffy purrs.
20. Many people feared the French Cardinal Richelieu, but not the fourteen cats living in his palace. The great and terrible cardinal allowed them literally everything.
21. Winston Churchill often posed for pictures with a bulldog, as most British people associate this breed with stability and confidence in the future. Although only cats and a poodle lived at the prime minister's house.
22. Adolf Hitler was never parted from the German Shepherd Blondie, given to him in 1941. At the beginning of 1945, the dog even went down with his beloved owner to an underground bunker. In April, the Fuhrer himself poisoned a dog by giving it capsules of cyanide. Later he took the poison himself.
23. The leader of the world proletariat was very fond of children and cats. But Lenin never had his own kids, so all the unspent love and tenderness went to cats.