The day after he was finally questioned by Swedish authorities on charges of sexual assault, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange failed to make an appearance on Tuesday—but his cat showed up in his window and wowed reporters with its striking, yet business-oriented fashion sense.
Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, was given the kitten by his children back in May. Living in such intense political turmoil makes a young cat grow up quickly apparently. It’s hard to believe the chill kitten from only a few months ago…
— Embassy Cat (@EmbassyCat) May 9, 2016
…has become the melancholy business cat of today.
— Peter (@Minus777) November 14, 2016
Assange’s fate is a hazy one. Although a United Nations panel found the he was being “arbitrarily detained,” if he were to leave the embassy he could still be arrested and extradited to Sweden; and possibly the United States, where he could face trial for treason.
The cat will most likely be fine.