Toff the Campus Cat featured in Star Tribune piece on most famous Minnesota animals

Toff was Carleton’s campus cat for years until 2011, when he died of cancer at age 14.

15 March 2023 Posted In:

Toff, one of Carleton’s past campus cats, was featured in a Star Tribune piece asking the question: “Which is Minnesota’s most famous animal?”

As the Star Tribune says, “Carleton College was the prowling grounds of a cat named Toff, who became so famous that he got elected to student senate, appeared on postcards sold at the student bookstore and had a statue of him installed at the library. Sadly, Toff died in 2011, but his statue remains.”

Read the full piece.