Here’s Why We Are All Jealous of Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat

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The sudden demise of popular fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld left the world of glamour in mourning. It proved to be an even worse blow for Lagerfeld’s loved ones. Particularly, Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, who was always spotted by his side, posing with him for the paparazzi, getting pampered like a high maintenance girlfriend and is now an heiress to Lagerfeld’s huge empire.

Not just that, this feline beauty has always lived ‘the’ life, and her lifestyle is something that most of us can just dream of. Seriously guys, we never thought we’d ever envy a Karl Lagerfeld’s cat but here we are! Here how Choupette is living a life much better than all of us and we can do nothing but crave for such a perfect existence:

She has two maids of her own!

Opel Corsa Choupette is the muse advertising

Even though Choupette is a ferocious little beast, she is often struck by separation anxiety when Lagerfeld is not with her. For taking care of her and fulfilling her basic needs like cleaning up after her, feeding her or just to keep her company, two maids have been appointed only for Karl Lagerfeld’s cat.

There is an autobiography on her


Famous writer Patrick Mauriès documented her while she was busy living her glam life. The book is titled ‘Choupette: The Private Life of a High-Flying Karl Lagerfeld’s cat’ and its synopsis is something like this:

Karl Lagerfeld’s cat world-famous cat dispenses essential advice on lifestyle, diet, fashion, beauty, and international travel for the uber-fashionable feline. Choupette—the constant feline companion of designer Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, creative director at Chanel—is a celebrity pet like no other. She has it all, from her own iPad to private jet service. She eats from Goyard silver seated next to Karl at the table, has been immortalized in Tokidoki figurines with the Kaiser, and has inspired his couture collections. ”Wait, what? A cat has a book on her while no one even writes a poem for us? This is so not done!

She possesses an iPad


Even though she is pampered with the top-notch toys from all across the world, physically playing can be a tiresome task. In times of her relaxing and unwinding, she resorts to her personal iPad to keep herself going through the day. What does she even watch on it? Cats chasing rats or uber rich Karl Lagerfeld’s cat getting high-class treatment?

She has earned $3 million within a year

Choupette doesn’t really need the inheritance of Lagerfeld; she has already made tonnes of money and is worth a huge amount of fortune. Karl Lagerfeld’s cat has done ads for Japanese beauty companies, German car brands, and her entrepreneurial ventures in a single year have made her around a whopping $3 million in revenue.   Can’t we just quit our jobs and be cats?

She never eats on the floor

Karl Lagerfeld cat Choupette Chanel boss model cat

Karl’s pampered kitty always eats on the dining table, sitting beside the fashion mogul and is served with delectable gourmet dishes every day. Karl Lagerfeld’s cat is also treated with caviar and catnip on special occasions and celebratory events. Okay, we are not jealous. You are jealous.

She has her special seat in the private jet
When traveling with daddy Lagerfeld, Choupette (Karl Lagerfeld’s cat) has a bunk assigned solely to her and she travels in her own dedicated suite comprising of an entertainment console and the prettiest view- just for a four-pawed furball who doesn’t even know what a jet is!

She is groomed every week
Designer Karl Lagerfeld's Choupette is a star in her own right, with about 180,000 Instagram followers and appearing in ads as well as German carmaker Opel's calendar in 2015.
Choupette (Karl Lagerfeld’s cat) gets intense brushing sessions, cleanups and manicures done every week. This adds to her beauty and keeps her well-groomed all day, every day. All this pampering also makes her abode scratch and hairball free.

She is a social media star
Karl Lagerfeld fans wonder how much of the Chanel creative director’s fortune his beloved cat, Choupette, stands to inherit. “Don’t worry, there is enough for everyone,” he said last year.Choupette’s fabulous life is well-documented, photographed and posted on Instagram personally by Karl Lagerfeld’s cat daddy or the maids that she has. She also raises awareness about pet adoption and animal rights through her Instagram handle. She is not just a rich spoilt brat; she has a philanthropic heart as well. Awww!

All her actions are carefully noted down

The late Chanel boss Karl Langerfeld's cat, Choupette, on his desk. Picture: Facebook

Whenever Lagerfeld used to be out of the house, the maids wrote down, in tiny books, all that Choupette (Karl Lagerfeld’s cat) did- starting from how she behaved, what she ate to if she slept or was tired. They have penned down around 600 pages in nine months. This chronicle helps Lagerfeld in knowing his cat better and making sure her needs are fulfilled.

 As if all this was just not enough, Lagerfeld left behind a huge portion of his estate to Karl Lagerfeld’s cat. Now, the cat is the heiress of 380 million dollars!

Aren’t we all suddenly feeling too poor to exist? Ok, now you all can cry over your poverty while we Google how to trade lives with a cat. See you later!






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