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Sacramento, California: Senator Capitol Kitty Memorial (In Transition)

Did a beloved feral black cat cause 13 years of bad luck as state legislators crossed her path? In 2023, the site was penned in by a controversial construction project currently tied up in litigation. Capitol Kitty, have mercy!

Address:
N Street., Sacramento, CA
Directions:
N St between 10th St and 15th St. 30 paces past the South exit to the Capitol. Underneath "tree tour #73" along the curved sidewalk.
Hours:
2023: Area under construction.
Status:
In Transition
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Senator Capitol Kitty Memorial

I tried to visit and was unable to see the memorial stone due to some major construction that is in progress. Per the app and GPS, I was right across the street from where the memorial was, but I couldn't get closer than the construction barrier wall. I'm hoping the memorial stone and surrounding trees will all be kept, but time (or access to the construction plans) will tell.

[Melissa Cannady, 09/01/2023]

We're investigating those plans, and the powerful posthumous mojo of Senator Capitol Kitty.

Senator Capitol Kitty Memorial.

Senator Capitol Kitty Memorial

Kitty memorial still there but the folks in the building don't seem to know it's there.

[Drumbabe, 11/03/2016]

Current legislators and staff might be uninformed about Senator Capitol Kitty. If they noticed the monument at all, they might think it's someone's stripper name.

Senator Capitol Kitty.

Senator Capitol Kitty Memorial

A memorial plaque for Senator Capitol Kitty, a friendly, feral, black cat that lived on the state capitol grounds for 13 years (1991-2004). Former California First Lady Sharon Davis featured the popular cat in her children's book, "The Adventures of Capitol Kitty: An Almost True Story."

[M.Maki, 07/16/2009]

13 years of bad luck as state legislators crossed Senator Capitol Kitty's path. That explains everything!


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