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  1. The Shocking Truth About the World’s Favorite Cat

    It’s the celebrity reveal of the decade: Hello Kitty is not a cat. According to Japanese toymaker Sanrio, the feline icon is actually a British schoolgirl, Kitty White, who lives outside of London, loves apple pie and has a cat. The company has shared the intricate backstory for the character, developed 40 years ago to play to the Japanese fascination with British culture. The question is, will Kitty’s unexpected species-change impact her annual revenue of $759 million?

    BBC, LA TimesWashington Post  

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