Tiger 20 votes (4.50/5)

Officer Benjamin Fink holds Tiger, Calvin Coolidge‘s tabbie cat, at the White House on March 25, 1924. Calvin and Grace Coolidge literally had a zoo at the White House. Among their other pets were other cats and a raccoon.

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Calvin Coolidge with a cat, and his wife Grace Coolidge with a pet raccoon named Rebecca.

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