Meet Matilda, the Algonquin Hotel's Famous Cat

Matilda has her own perch at the front desk of the hotel.
2:59 | 11/19/15

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Hey guys eighty sees right Nokia alongside Tina train and we're showing you around Times Square tonight as we build up to the PG MA broadcast later this morning there right now people still wide awake here in New York City to get the night burning the Midnight Oil. And that we're here at the Algonquin Hotel which actually has a really unique tradition that we thought we'd fill you know we just ran across this. Some hotels have some interest in traditions will hear they have a hotel tax a missing cat a resident Kathy has it's own is rare in to grab account you guys don't FaceBook page even answers emails to fans around the world when I turn the camera around right now and will meet this famous cast. Column you know and hotel home but yeah yeah. So this is minutes Matilda is the outcome clean cats resident cat. Hurts help she has her way around here she I hear I hear your ID that Matilda. Look dinner she's just so used to the camera she's soaking it up rate now Christine what mechanic cat is Matilda. Actually is an American racked OK yes the hackers and pray. This is about eight years old. And this tradition that actually it's backed. When he is that way back in the 1920s. Right whenever streak had actually seen incidents are looking for food and water act and let me just decided. You see here are not yeah. And spoiler. Yeah every kept every parent has been. Very spoils. And just enjoying the good life at the congress out. So what's a typical day like from until that analyst he's usually up she's obviously not tunnels that she hangs out mes and the nighttime we. Play with her little kid eats slaves and then she had to practice at around 6630 in the morning so the best time to see her is usually that time. And then act and the daytime about a guests. Try to see her but then she goes back and sleep expert. Here in there so I hear she gets gifts sent to her from all over the world yes. And warehouse all types of toys and snacks and they'll get frontier town. And Christine and tell us there's been named -- children have been if you want to lose before her right and even some forty cats is looking to. A little bit about the lineage of this famous hat. Low and until there is the third female that we've had. And employees are named him. So we've had quite if you hammonds. And any. Female beauty become became a look at what popular so weak and it just kept act and how. That's. And it licking this overhears Matilda actually has her whole. Perched here right at the front desk. It's a pretty cool she has two levels here is yet they can joke around here at the Ungaro going very cozy house. A book. Named after her and a find out more about her and yet it's war from her. In a couple minutes when we come back.

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