This is Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada, with his cat Cheddar.
The Prime Minister of Canada is a cat person! And if that were not reason enough to have some happy thoughts about Canada, here’s another one:
In Saskatchewan, Canada, this kind of hooded sweatshirt is called a bunny hug.
Bunny hug is my new favorite word.
That nice Mr. Harper (see above), the leader of the Conservatives, is up for re-election (for your information, it is Canada’s 41st Federal Elections).
He’s running against Michael Ignatieff, the leader of the Liberal party.
This is Michael Ignatieff:
And yes, that’s his cat!
Mimi is her name. When both candidates for the highest office in the land are cat people, I call that freaking paradise.