In an interview with the Independent on Sunday, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour party, has explained that he calls his cat, “The Cat.” Actually, he calls it “El Gato.”

“It’s a black and white cat. I always call it ‘El Gato’, which is just Spanish for cat,” Corbyn said. “When I see the cat I say, ‘Buenos dias, El Gato’. Actually, cats don’t know their name, cats know voices.

Corbyn’s previous cat, the Sun reports, was named “Harold Wilson,” for the former Labour leader.

“What he does respond to, when I ask him to come in, is the tune of ‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree’. I whistle to it. I can’t sing, you see.”


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