Presidential Pets: A History of Animals at the White House

While 68% of U.S. Presidents have shared the White House with pet dogs, a surprisingly low number of them – only 20% – have had cats!

Our new favorite president, Rutherford B. Hayes, was the biggest cat lover with 5 pet kitties.

In honor of President’s Day, check out this infographic from the folks at Vetstreet for more of the history of animals at the White House:

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