Under the CATegory (geddit) of animals being banned, we heard earlier this week about Jack, the Husky who’s an outlaw in the state of Maryland.
Now we learn that Max the cat has been forbidden to go to the Macalester College library in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Max likes the library. Max is nice. But Max is not allowed in.
This is basically halfway to being a children’s book pic.twitter.com/DjwUPHy9Wz
— Erin McGuire (@e_mcguire_) November 29, 2017
Of course, the Internet weighed in.
A felt Max was made.
2017 felt ornament update:
Why won’t they just let the cat in the library? pic.twitter.com/Hkj9N2SJXi
— Jennifer Brooks (@stribrooks) December 1, 2017
A bookstore announced it would welcome in Max
— Rebecca S. Wingo (@rebeccawingo) December 1, 2017
George Takei voiced his opinion that Max should be let in.
— Alexis Logsdon (@librarianrover) December 2, 2017
Even readers in Germany have an opinion. (In case you’re wondering, as librarian Alexis Logsdon noted, we now know the word for librarian in German: Mitarbeiterin
— Alexis Logsdon (@librarianrover) December 1, 2017
Marjorie Jo, an arts student at Macalester who put the whole story in comic form.