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Richard Kitty Is an Instagram Star With Different-Colored Eyes

The handsome lad with one blue and one gold eye loves Taylor Swift, Colonel Meow, and bow ties.

Phillip Mlynar  |  Dec 3rd 2014


Richard Kitty is a distinguished-looking two-year-old cat who resides in Los Angeles. After being rescued from the Downey Shelter, he’s settled into his new forever home and announced himself as a fresh face on the Internet cat scene. Key to Richard’s rise is his distinctive appearance, which is hooked around the dreamy combination of one blue and one yellow eye. Here’s an Instagram primer on Richard the great.

Richard was a card-carrying member of Colonel Meow’s army. To this day he still pledges allegiance to his now-spiritual feline overlord.

A classy cat knows to always coordinate your bow-tie with your eye color. In Richard’s case, he’s gone with a blue hue for the upcoming holiday season.

Taylor Swift is Richard Kitty’s No. 1 pop star obsession — and rumors suggest he has something of a crush on little Olivia Benson.

Richard and his BFF, Toshi, love to sit and contemplate the big philosophical issues of the day.

Just like any self-respecting Internet celebrity cat, Richard Kitty has his own plush toy doppelganger.

Another fine mess you’ve gotten us into, Toshi.

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About Phillip Mlynar: The self-appointed world’s foremost expert on rappers’ cats. When not penning posts on rap music, he can be found building DIY cat towers for his adopted domestic shorthair, Mimosa, and collecting Le Creuset cookware (in red). He has also invented cat sushi, but it’s not quite what you think it is.