Socks The Cat Terminally Ill

socks2Sad news about Socks The Cat, who used to be the Clinton’s cat.  At 19, Socks is terminally ill with cancer. He has been battling several illnesses not unusual for cats—thyroid and kidney problems.

Socks was adopted in 1991, when the Clintons were still in Arkansas and has lived with Betty Currie, Bill Clinton’s personal secretary, since 2001 when the Clintons left the White House.  Socks has had a good life with Currie and is clearly much loved.  He has even helped raise awarenes of the St. Mary’s County Animal Welfare League, his local animal rescue organization.

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