Super adorable Hello Kitty was born on November first!  Let's celebrate the star of our favorite elementary school stationery sets ( for our important childhood correspondences) with a list of FUN FACTS about Miss Hello Kitty!

Ready?!

  1. Hello Kitty's full name is Kitty White. Much catchier than her original name in Japan, "the white kitten with no name".

    hk cake

    ummmm can this be my bday cake this year?

  2. She weighs 3 apples and is 5 apples tall! How does that even work?!
  3. She has a twin sister named Mimmy. Please don't get them confused-- it's so easy to tell them apart! Hello Kitty wears a red bow on her left ear and Mimmy has a yellow bow on her right ear!

    hk mim

    soOoOoo different

  4. Though she was created in Japan, Hello Kitty is from the London suburbs. How chic!

    hk brit

    'ello Kitty

  5. She was named after Alice (of Wonderland)'s cat, also named Kitty.
    hk alice
  6. Hello Kitty was introduce in 1974, but is eternally a fourth grader!

    hk stat

    Purrrrrfect! Because this stationery set would DEFINITELY make you the coolest kid in fourth grade!

  7. Hello Kitty has two pets, one is a hamster named Sugar and the other.... well we'll get to her later!!

    hk sugar

    so cute !

  8. Her first modeling gig was for a vinyl coin purse.

    og hk

    awww, she could be smizing more, though.... #antmhellokitty

  9. She caused a commotion recently when reports surfaced that she wasn't really a cat! She is, it's just that shes more of a Goofy than a Pluto.
  10. Which brings us to our final Fun Fact.  Are you Sitting down?! Good, then you are ready to know that Hello Kitty HAS A PET CAT!!!!! Whaaaaaaaat! Her name is Charmmy Kitty (????) x (infinity).
hk charmmy

Sooo.... let's just unpack this... Hello Kitty, a kitten, is dressed up like Charmmy Kitty, also a kitten. I guess some kittens are more equal than other kittens, hmm Sanrio?

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