U.S. aviator John B. Moisant and his cat Mademoiselle Fifi (or Paree, depending on who you ask). Moisant, Fifi and the mechanic Albert Fileux made the first passenger flight across the English Channel on 23 August 1910. A trailblazing cat lover.
Beautiful - "Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes don't see as well and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. "But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand" The Velveteen Rabbit