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Photo by: Jason DeCrow/Invision for Purina ONE/AP Images

Lily, a 4-year-old Siamese Blue Point rescue cat, made history on Sunday on designer Tracy Reese's runway show. For the first time at New York Fashion Week, a catwalk actually featured a real live cat. Can you believe it took this long?

Cat Makes Runway Debut at New York Fashion Week. Totally Deserves a Treat

February 11, 2013

The buzziest new model at New York Fashion Week is a four-year-old covered in fur. Designer Tracy Reese sent a live cat, named Lily, down the runway on Sunday at New York Fashion Week. It was a first for fashion and for the feline community. As you'd imagine, it took a lot of planning and not a little backstage drama to break that cat-based glass ceiling. Here's a look at how it all went down.


--Piper Weiss, Shine Staff

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