The claws are out in the in the Virginia Senate race. Former Virginia Governors George Allen and Tim Kaine might be up against "Hank," a cat running as an Independent. (I love America).
Swamped with media requests and new-found attention, his website has been crashing all day.
The 9-year-old Tabby touts himself as an advocate of job creation and protecting consumer data.
Federal law states anyone running for Senate must be at least 30-years-old. So basically, in cat-years he's 52, already on his way to middle-aged politician status.