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Entry from January 30, 2022
COTUS (Cat Of The United States)

"COTUS” (Cat Of The United States) is a nickname acronym for a cat of the president of the United States. “First cat” is also sometimes used.

“Cats in the White House: COTUS” was posted on Twitter by Karl Klockars on June 5, 2009. “COTUS- Cat of the United States” was posted on Reddit—Aww on January 13, 2012. “COTUS- Cat of the United States http://bit.ly/wnEmJc” was posted on Twitter by Warm Fuzzy Tweets on January 18, 2012. “The Oval Pawffice® [Flag of United States] DOTUS Fans @TheOvalPawffice Pawffice of #COTUS & #DOTUS - the fan page for #Willow and #Commander Biden. Not affiliated with the #WhiteHouse. #FirstCat #FirstDog” joined Twitter in November 2020.

A list of the pets of the United States presidents is here

Similar acronyms include “DOTUS” (Dog Of The United States), “POTUS” (President Of The United States), “PEOTUS” (President-Elect Of The United States), “FLOTUS” (First Lady Of The United States), “VPOTUS” (Vice President Of The United States), “SCOTUS” (Supreme Court Of The United States), “COTUS” (Constitution Of The United States) and “TOTUS” (Teleprompter Of The United States).


Twitter
Karl Klockars
@karlklockars
Cats in the White House: COTUS
9:51 PM · Jun 5, 2009·Twitter SMS

Reddit—Aww
Posted by u/pinolecatzzz January 13, 2012
COTUS- Cat of the United States

Twitter
Warm Fuzzy Tweets
@WarmFuzzyTweets
COTUS- Cat of the United States http://bit.ly/wnEmJc
12:00 AM · Jan 18, 2012·Buffer

Twitter
a quiet presence
@skadinna
Replying to @pandrej01
@erikplavi COTUS = Cat Of The United States :D
8:23 PM · Jul 18, 2013·yoono

Twitter
Shadow
@KittyCatShadowS
You can call me COTUS. I am the Cat of the United States. It’s a tough job that’s turning my fur white, but someone’s got to do it!
6:56 PM · Jun 23, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Chris
@Software_Dr
COTUS (cat of the United States) #CattyPolitics
11:10 PM · Jan 6, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
JJ MacNab
@jjmacnab
Replying to @mark_rice_
Oh hell no.  My cats have big enough egos without duking it out for the role of Top Cat of the US (COTUS.)
3:15 PM · Aug 14, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
The Oval Pawffice® [Flag of United States] DOTUS Fans
@TheOvalPawffice
Pawffice of #COTUS & #DOTUS - the fan page for #Willow and #Commander Biden. Not affiliated with the #WhiteHouse. #FirstCat #FirstDog
Washington, DC theovalpawffice.com Joined November 2020

Twitter
jane francesca fae #facciamorete #IostoconiCurdi
@JaneFae
It appears there is to be a COTUS (Cat of the United States).
But what epithet should be added to mark out that it commands considerably more territory than the average cat?
Best (BCOTUS)
13.6%
First (FCOTUS)
40.9%
Supreme (SCOTUS)
45.5%
22 votes
·Final results
10:46 AM · Nov 28, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Sarah
@LangurLover
Why yes I did order a COTUS mug (cat of the united states), Major Biden tshirt AND a pack of inpawguration stickers. You can find them on the official
@TheOvalPawffice website.
2:55 PM · Jan 15, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Ursula Allan SyringeSyringeSyringeplus Grippe
@tweetyCat_Ursi
Replying to @TheOvalPawffice @NaomiBiden and 2 others
Can‘t wait to meet the new Kitty! But until then, you‘re our #COTUS. And then you‘ll be #GCOTUS, Grand Cat of the US. Not a bad thing either Smiling face
5:38 PM · Jan 22, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Antonette & Marcus
@TheAntonMarcus
Replying to @eggshellfriend
It’s a Twitter account for the Dotus and cotus - dog and Cat of the US. But yeah weird tweet.
4:30 PM · Feb 19, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Daily Mail (London, UK)
Welcome, COTUS! Bidens bring a pet CAT named Willow into the White House after Jill bonded with it when it jumped on stage and interrupted her campaign speech in 2020
. Joe and Jill Biden have welcomed a cat called Willow into the White House after she bonded with the First Lady on the campaign trail in 2020
. The feline is a two-year-old green-eyed, gray and white farm cat from Jill Biden’s home state of Pennsylvania
. Short-haired tabby was pictured roaming around her new home yesterday and joins Commander, a German shepherd puppy who was gifted to the President by his brother

By ELMIRA TANATAROVA FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 05:33 EST, 28 January 2022 | UPDATED: 17:35 EST, 28 January 2022

Twitter
Victoria
@V_BBurns
First Cat of the United States, Willow, is a doppelgänger of my cat Zuzu! #COTUS
@FLOTUS
Quote Tweet
Jill Biden
@FLOTUS
United States government official
· Jan 28
Meet Willow!Two hearts
11:14 AM · Jan 28, 2022·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Nancy Benac
@nbenac
COTUS is back (Cat of the United States.) The White House hasn’t had a feline resident since India, President George W. Bush’s cat. from
@dsupervilleap
apnews.com
Here, kitty: Bidens welcome cat named Willow to White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have finally added the long-promised cat to their pet family.
12:26 PM · Jan 28, 2022·Twitter Web App

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