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Video: Mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska is Cat Named 'Stubbs'

| by Michael Allen

In Talkeetna, Alaska, the mayor is a cat named 'Stubbs,' who been in office for 15 years, reports KTUU-TV (video below).

Stubbs first won his office because most of the town’s 900 residents were sick of the local politicians and started a write-in campaign for Stubbs instead.

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He won, and they have been reelecting him ever since.

'Mayor Stubbs,' as he goes by on his Facebook page, reportedly only keeps one regular appointment: going to Nagley’s general store, where he’s served a glass of catnip and water.