President Joe Biden and first woman Jill Biden supplied an necessary White Home pet replace throughout an unique interview with Craig Melvin that aired Friday on TODAY.

The couple mentioned a brand new cat will quickly be becoming a member of their German shepherds, Main and Champ, as four-legged members of the primary household. Requested by Craig concerning the cat adoption, Jill Biden responded, “She is ready within the wings,” revealing the intercourse of their new addition and implying her arrival is imminent.

The primary feline will transfer into the White Home on the heels of two biting incidents in March involving Main, the Bidens’ rescue canine, on the presidential residence. No person was injured in both of these incidents, although after the primary, Main and Champ returned to the Bidens’ dwelling in Delaware so Main may obtain some extra coaching.

“So let me get this straight,” Craig quipped. “Main Biden, who’s clearly had some hassle adjusting to life on the White Home, now he will be compelled to take care of a cat as nicely within the White Home.”

Jill Biden then defined that a part of Main’s coaching concerned spending time in a shelter with cats to organize for his new companion.

“He did positive,” she added.

President Biden additionally joked that he was going to convey Main to fulfill Craig, however the TODAY co-host hesitated.

“Effectively, I do not know if that is the most effective thought primarily based on what I’ve heard about Main,” he mentioned. “Is he again within the White Home?”

“He is again,” the primary woman answered, including that the coaching has labored and Main “is such a candy, lovable canine.”

The Bidens first confirmed in late November to CBS Information that they had been planning to welcome a cat. Jill Biden teased the information in September, previous to her husband’s election, throughout an interview with Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., saying, “I’d like to get a cat. I like having animals round the home.”

Whereas Main and Champ are the primary canine to dwell within the White Home because the Obamas’ Portuguese water canine, Bo and Sunny, it has been since George W. Bush was in workplace {that a} cat prowled the premises. The Bush daughters named their household cat India. Jimmy Carter’s daughter additionally had a Siamese cat named Misty Malarky Ying Yang, and Invoice Clinton and his household had a cat named Socks. Main Biden is the primary rescue canine ever to dwell within the White Home.


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