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Late Designer’s Cat to Become One of World’s Richest Pets

She could inherit part of a fortune valued at between $195 million and $300 million.




Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved cat, Choupette, has almost 300,000 followers on Instagram.

Choupette, a Birman cat that belonged to the recently deceased Karl Lagerfeld, is likely on the verge of being one of the world’s richest pets.

Before he died, the German designer told Le Figaro, a French magazine, that the cat was an heiress, USA Today reports.

His fortune has been estimated at between $195 million and $300 million.

It’s not known just how much of Lagerfeld’s estate Choupette might inherit.

Lagerfeld died on Feb. 19 at age 85.

The cat is well-known as a social media influencer, with more than 260,000 Instagram follower.


The wealthiest pet is a German Shepherd named Gunther IV.

He’s worth $375 million, thanks to an inheritance, according to a list compiled by insurance comparison site

Read more at USA Today

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