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Morrissey Put a Cat on His Head for PETA; Five Other Iconic Cat Man Musicians

Cat ladies, gentlemen, and Anglophiles, prepare to die.

PETA unveiled a new advertising campaign yesterday in its Heroes series that, for once, skips controversy. The ad centers on a few elements we can all get behind: The importance of spaying and neutering your pet, an adorable pudgy gray tabby, and, most importantly, Morrissey. More specifically, it features a pudgy gray tabby sitting on Morrissey's head, while the famously moody vegetarian looks, well, famously moody. In keeping with Moz's massive Spanish-speaking fan base, there's even a version en español.

It's clearly no surprise for even the most cursory of his fans. Meat is Murder, after all, is the title of one of his old band the Smiths' best albums, and has, this year, required his band members to wear PETA's "SeaWorld Sucks" T-shirts onstage.

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Arielle Castillo
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