First Feline dies in White House
‘India’, the 18-year-old female cat in the White House passed away on January 4, 2009. The demise of ‘India’ had deeply saddened her pet parents George W Bush, Laura and their daughters Barbara and Jenna. Barbara named the kitty ‘India’ after the former Texas Ranger baseball player Ruben Sierra who was popularly known as El Indio. ‘India’ had been a beloved member of the Bush family for almost two decades.