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Cat Running for Senate: Vote Hank!

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Cat Running for Senate: Vote Hank!

Cats seem to have a natural tendency to rule over households, so perhaps it’s not too surprising that one is trying to climb the ranks into the U.S. Senate.

Hank, from Springfield, Virginia, is a former street cat running against Virginia Govs. George Allen (R) and Rim Kaine (D). According to his Twitter account, he is a passionate supporter of privacy rights, protection of consumer data, and is dedicated to help his fellow felines by promising “milk in every bowl.”

Unlike many candidates, Hank has worked his way up from the very bottom — living on the streets, before being brought to “death row” in an animal shelter. According to his Facebook profile, “Hank is a refreshing candidate – energetic, inspiring, and real. Unlike so many others, he wasn’t born with a ‘silver spoon’ – but rather earned his success and his name through hard work. He knows what it’s like to have very little, and knows that with hard work and dedication anyone can seize the opportunities that this great nation presents all of us.”

Watch Hank’s official ad on the following page

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.


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2:51PM PST on Jan 7, 2013

Thank you Megan, for Sharing this!

12:38AM PDT on May 25, 2012

thanks for sharing

4:51AM PDT on May 24, 2012

I live in Texas--I wish Hank was running for Governor here--I'd definitely vote for him--he'd be a BIG improvement!

8:32AM PDT on Mar 13, 2012

haha thanks for sharing :)

9:47PM PDT on Mar 12, 2012

Cats rule at my house!!

12:03AM PST on Mar 10, 2012

Hank represents a competant free-willed adult mentality better than any other candidate. As a matter of fact there are very few competant free-willed adult mentalities on the Earth. Most everyone is beholden to some parental figure , real or imagined.

9:00PM PST on Mar 7, 2012

Thanks and good luck Hank!

8:59PM PST on Mar 7, 2012

Thanks and good luck Hank!

8:59PM PST on Mar 7, 2012

Thanks and good luck Hank!

8:59PM PST on Mar 7, 2012

Thanks and good luck Hank!

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