Hello Kitty isn’t a cat! She’s a British school kid!


BREAKING NEWS: Hello Kitty isn’t a kitty at all! She’s human and she’s British!

This is news so big that we had to have a little lie down when we heard it.

She looks like a cat and has kitty in her name but her creators Sanrio have revealed that she’s actually a British school kid called Kitty White who lives just outside of London!


“Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours,” Sanrio revealed.

“She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it’s called Charmmy Kitty.”

They’ve revealed loads more about Kitty to mark her 40th anniversary.

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She weighs about three apples and is about five apples tall (we tried measuring our height in fruit once and it didn’t go very well).

Kitty also has a twin sister – who knew!

That’s 40 years the makers have been keeping all this a massive secret!

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