Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
In the grand tradition of Store Sidekicks, our occasional look at pets who live in shops, we'll be covering bodega cats all week long. Know a kitty we should feature? Email us photos at email@example.com. Note: Since pets in bodegas are technically illegal, we're leaving out identifying details to keep the store owners from getting fined.
This is Hennessy, a Scottish Fold who lives in a Clinton Hill bodega. Writes the Racked reader who nominated him, "Here are some photos of Hennessy, who I believe to be hands down the cutest bodega cat ever. His owner even keeps a 9x12 glossy photo of him in a manila envelop under the counter that he pulls out when you talk to him about Hennessy—he is so proud of his cute cat. It's incredibly sweet!"
· All Store Sidekicks posts [Racked NY]
· All Bodega Week posts [Racked NY]