Behind Every Great Whiskey...Is a Cat?

Behind Every Great Whiskey...Is a Cat?

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Emma Christensen
Sep 15, 2014
(Image credit: Ari Shapiro/NPR)

I love whiskey. I love cats. I never thought the two had any relation until coming across this piece on distillery cats on NPR. Cats have been kept in distilleries for centuries as mousers, keeping the grain storage areas and stillhouses free of critters. While mice aren't as big a problem now, distillery cats have achieved iconic status.

→ Read More: Behind Every Good Whiskey is a Trusty Distillery Cat by Ari Shapiro for NPR

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