Browser the cat allowed to stay at Texas library after international outcry


By Andrew Buncombe for The Independent

The world may be in flames. But Browser the cat will not be evicted from his home in a Texas library.

The cat, who had spent six years living in the library in the town of White Settlement, was due to have been removed amid claims from council leaders that he was triggering allergies of library visitors. But amid outcry that swept from Texas to Malaysia and Germany, officials in the town near Forth Worth have reconsidered.

On Friday afternoon, at an emergency meeting where the issue of Browser’s future was the only item on the agenda, council members voted unanimously to reverse their earlier decision.

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