Hank the cat wears red, purple and yellow tie.
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Hank the cat pounces for a Virginia senate seat

A cat is running for office in the US state of Virginia, in a mock campaign.

Nine-year-old kitty, Hank, is having his campaign managed by his owner - and the tongue-in-cheek run for office has been gathering pace online.

The BBC's Jack Lamport reports.

  • 13 Mar 2012