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Badass Cat Proves He’s The True Owner Of This Supermarket In London
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Badass Cat Proves He’s The True Owner Of This Supermarket In London

Cats go where they want and do what they want. In the case of one kitty in London, it means going to a supermarket. This cat was first spotted in November while parading around in Sainsbury’s in Brockley. Later on identified as Olly Oliver, this six-year-old had been removed from the premises by store security. But seeing how cats have no fear of laws of man or God (and they’re highly suspicious of this “physics” thing), he’s at it again.

So Oliver is stalking the shelves again and judging Londoners on their shopping. He’s quite famous among the locals, but Sainsbury’s management isn’t trying to capitalize off this free publicity. A store spokesperson said “He lives in the house next door and he’s in here every day, all the time. He’s not allowed to be here, the staff like him, but he is a health and safety risk.” I, for one, wish that more stores had regular cat visitors.

(h/t: metro)

“The cat has come back to Brockley Sainsbury’s” – tweeted one of the shoppers

Image credits: Nigel Thornberry

And he’s judging your shopping!

Image credits: Nigel Thornberry

“Security tried to remove him. He sauntered straight back in”

Image credits: Jenny Stevens

Sir, what are you buying? Calories?

Image credits: tom

Just browsing..

Image credits: Harriet Langford

“He’s in here every day, all the time,” – said the store spokesman

Image credits: Nathan Roberts

“He’s not allowed to be here, the staff like him, but he is a health and safety risk”

Image credits: The Cat Reviewer

“The cat lives close to shop, 6 years old, had him since he was 6 weeks old, name is Olly Oliver & he has a blue brother,” explained the owner of the cat

Image credits: Adam Oliver

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AnnaMcHugh
Community Member
6 years ago

He's a health and safety risk to cuteness! Get rid of the cuteness immediately and buy more calorie-laden TV dinners for your lonely, cat-less life. Olly will judge your shopping and find you unworthy.

YvonneRuiz
Community Member
6 years ago

haha best comment ever!

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TracySparks
Community Member
6 years ago

which is worse? The many rats and mice that Olly Oliver would not slay if banned from the store? or Olly Oliver? I vote OO is preventing disease and destruction!

RonMoger
Community Member
6 years ago

Shops don't have rats, or else they get shut down.

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PawełDmitruk
Community Member
6 years ago

Garfield?

AnyaSimon
Community Member
6 years ago

No, he wouldn't even leave his bed, let alone the house

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QuentinThwaites
Community Member
6 years ago

health and safety risk? too politically correct. some of the shoppers probably pose more of a health and safety risk. (how many come in with colds?) let the moggie stay!

RobertMiles
Community Member
6 years ago

My orange cat followed me (unbeknownst) down the street and into a cafe. One of the staff says, "Does this cat belong to anyone?" and there he was, wandering beneath the tables checking everyone out. There was a sudden zap in my brain as i realized it was mine! "We can't have him here, he's a health risk." I glanced around at all the friendly gay men, each with their tiny dogs, in on their Sunday morning walk/social, sighed, and took him outside. I just don't get it.

Leona Firewolf
Community Member
5 years ago

thats racism! cats are just as good!

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JoAnneKlein
Community Member
6 years ago

He's a marmalade! He loves company. All marmalades do. You people should feel special as he's picked YOUR store to "protect" from rats, mice, even moths... Further, one can NOT negotiate with a cat. If he loves your store, that's where he will be. Feel blessed. Cats are very discriminatory. Since he's picked your store, that store must very special.

NancyThurlow
Community Member
6 years ago

One of the large Tesco stores in the UK and local to my home often has small garden birds flying around inside, I would say that was more unhygienic because they poop anywhere and at anytime. Plus there's often a distinct 'dead mouse' smell in the store so I'd be all for a cat in a store

AlexAkande
Community Member
6 years ago

What a boss. Keeping an eye on the lasagne's lol

DariaB
Community Member
6 years ago

If he's not a stray cat, then I too believe he's clean enough not to pose any health threats, but some people are allergic to cat fur. Cute none the less.

WilliPatterson
Community Member
6 years ago

How can he be a health risk? If he is then his owner is at risk..its all nonsense. He will most certainly keep the rodents at bay with an expression like that...

ChunLeiYang
Community Member
6 years ago

Yes he has that JUDGE SUPERIOR look. LOL

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nakkiewildvangst
Community Member
6 years ago

risk to what?????? to steal our hearts? he's already done that :) ...i'd come to this shop just for Olly

TamaraHeikalo
Community Member
6 years ago

With what we bring in on our shoes, well, the fastidiousness of a cat puts cats above our own levels of cleanliness.

CherylFontaine
Community Member
6 years ago

Health and safety risk? Not so....I would rather shop at a grocery store with a feline presence (or canine for that matter) than a grocery store with uptight management. The cat is no more of a risk than many of the people skulking around the shelves.

ToddRainer
Community Member
6 years ago

Cat's cleaner than most of the brats you let into the store...health and safety my butt.

OliviaSchaff
Community Member
6 years ago

Health and Safety risk? He's probably cleaner than most humans...

RossieGocheva
Community Member
6 years ago

I guess you have a cat now...might as well pay him a salary and make him a team member...with proper training he won't be a health risk. XD

MatthewHorne
Community Member
6 years ago

One cat to rule us.

Maureen Mower
Community Member
6 years ago

I hate to be Dolly Downer here, but while this is an adorable story about a very determined cat, the fact is, he does have a home. Maybe the owners should consider keeping him IN his home. It is extremely dangerous for pets to wander outside on their own. Along with the risk of cars, fights with other animals, and - in Olly's case anyway - getting locked in somewhere they can't get out of... there's the fleas, parasites, diseases, injuries that get infected, etc. People - if you love your animals, then keep them inside unless they are on a leash!!

AnnaSalerno
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful Cat! Let him stay.

Kitty Carroll
Community Member
5 years ago

Awww - our store needs a cat. We have quite a few birds in it that come in from outside.

AlexandraMcCulloch
Community Member
6 years ago

My local tesco also has a cat. She's called Sadie and would wander back in after being chased out. She can usually be found by the cat food.

Leona Firewolf
Community Member
5 years ago

i think more stores should have mascots!

Adnan Adfaddi
Community Member
6 years ago

I think I'll click on some more links while I'm here

Peter Hinchliffe
Community Member
6 years ago

Checking out peoples Puurchases, could give them paws for thought.

Peter Hinchliffe
Community Member
6 years ago

Checking out people's puurrchases could give them paws for thought.

LuciaColaco
Community Member
6 years ago

Cutie get down from THERE!!

KanishkaRajawansha
Community Member
6 years ago

Shop Owners can turn the whole cat scene into a crowd attraction rather than blaming the cat... No one can blame the cats for living their lives to the fullest!

LizRice-Sosne
Community Member
6 years ago

Love him!

captaingrumpy
Community Member
6 years ago

A lovely cat , should keep the mice down.

MerveGüleroğlu
Community Member
6 years ago

Give him a badge, Sainsbury's!

EllyEssenberg
Community Member
6 years ago

A health risk? Everything is wrapped. One of my cats puts a paw in my food, but I don't mind.

JennBates
Community Member
6 years ago

Reminds me of the children's book by Lisa Peters, "Frankie works the night shift". Olly obviously works the day shift as well.

VirgilWilliams
Community Member
6 years ago

Mister Mistoffeles!! He lives!

KattySiri
Community Member
6 years ago

Lucky Cat, maneki-neko

Tarun
Community Member
6 years ago

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Judge me? I would throw a box of twinkles at him

AnnaMcHugh
Community Member
6 years ago

He's a health and safety risk to cuteness! Get rid of the cuteness immediately and buy more calorie-laden TV dinners for your lonely, cat-less life. Olly will judge your shopping and find you unworthy.

YvonneRuiz
Community Member
6 years ago

haha best comment ever!

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TracySparks
Community Member
6 years ago

which is worse? The many rats and mice that Olly Oliver would not slay if banned from the store? or Olly Oliver? I vote OO is preventing disease and destruction!

RonMoger
Community Member
6 years ago

Shops don't have rats, or else they get shut down.

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PawełDmitruk
Community Member
6 years ago

Garfield?

AnyaSimon
Community Member
6 years ago

No, he wouldn't even leave his bed, let alone the house

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QuentinThwaites
Community Member
6 years ago

health and safety risk? too politically correct. some of the shoppers probably pose more of a health and safety risk. (how many come in with colds?) let the moggie stay!

RobertMiles
Community Member
6 years ago

My orange cat followed me (unbeknownst) down the street and into a cafe. One of the staff says, "Does this cat belong to anyone?" and there he was, wandering beneath the tables checking everyone out. There was a sudden zap in my brain as i realized it was mine! "We can't have him here, he's a health risk." I glanced around at all the friendly gay men, each with their tiny dogs, in on their Sunday morning walk/social, sighed, and took him outside. I just don't get it.

Leona Firewolf
Community Member
5 years ago

thats racism! cats are just as good!

Load More Replies...
JoAnneKlein
Community Member
6 years ago

He's a marmalade! He loves company. All marmalades do. You people should feel special as he's picked YOUR store to "protect" from rats, mice, even moths... Further, one can NOT negotiate with a cat. If he loves your store, that's where he will be. Feel blessed. Cats are very discriminatory. Since he's picked your store, that store must very special.

NancyThurlow
Community Member
6 years ago

One of the large Tesco stores in the UK and local to my home often has small garden birds flying around inside, I would say that was more unhygienic because they poop anywhere and at anytime. Plus there's often a distinct 'dead mouse' smell in the store so I'd be all for a cat in a store

AlexAkande
Community Member
6 years ago

What a boss. Keeping an eye on the lasagne's lol

DariaB
Community Member
6 years ago

If he's not a stray cat, then I too believe he's clean enough not to pose any health threats, but some people are allergic to cat fur. Cute none the less.

WilliPatterson
Community Member
6 years ago

How can he be a health risk? If he is then his owner is at risk..its all nonsense. He will most certainly keep the rodents at bay with an expression like that...

ChunLeiYang
Community Member
6 years ago

Yes he has that JUDGE SUPERIOR look. LOL

Load More Replies...
nakkiewildvangst
Community Member
6 years ago

risk to what?????? to steal our hearts? he's already done that :) ...i'd come to this shop just for Olly

TamaraHeikalo
Community Member
6 years ago

With what we bring in on our shoes, well, the fastidiousness of a cat puts cats above our own levels of cleanliness.

CherylFontaine
Community Member
6 years ago

Health and safety risk? Not so....I would rather shop at a grocery store with a feline presence (or canine for that matter) than a grocery store with uptight management. The cat is no more of a risk than many of the people skulking around the shelves.

ToddRainer
Community Member
6 years ago

Cat's cleaner than most of the brats you let into the store...health and safety my butt.

OliviaSchaff
Community Member
6 years ago

Health and Safety risk? He's probably cleaner than most humans...

RossieGocheva
Community Member
6 years ago

I guess you have a cat now...might as well pay him a salary and make him a team member...with proper training he won't be a health risk. XD

MatthewHorne
Community Member
6 years ago

One cat to rule us.

Maureen Mower
Community Member
6 years ago

I hate to be Dolly Downer here, but while this is an adorable story about a very determined cat, the fact is, he does have a home. Maybe the owners should consider keeping him IN his home. It is extremely dangerous for pets to wander outside on their own. Along with the risk of cars, fights with other animals, and - in Olly's case anyway - getting locked in somewhere they can't get out of... there's the fleas, parasites, diseases, injuries that get infected, etc. People - if you love your animals, then keep them inside unless they are on a leash!!

AnnaSalerno
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful Cat! Let him stay.

Kitty Carroll
Community Member
5 years ago

Awww - our store needs a cat. We have quite a few birds in it that come in from outside.

AlexandraMcCulloch
Community Member
6 years ago

My local tesco also has a cat. She's called Sadie and would wander back in after being chased out. She can usually be found by the cat food.

Leona Firewolf
Community Member
5 years ago

i think more stores should have mascots!

Adnan Adfaddi
Community Member
6 years ago

I think I'll click on some more links while I'm here

Peter Hinchliffe
Community Member
6 years ago

Checking out peoples Puurchases, could give them paws for thought.

Peter Hinchliffe
Community Member
6 years ago

Checking out people's puurrchases could give them paws for thought.

LuciaColaco
Community Member
6 years ago

Cutie get down from THERE!!

KanishkaRajawansha
Community Member
6 years ago

Shop Owners can turn the whole cat scene into a crowd attraction rather than blaming the cat... No one can blame the cats for living their lives to the fullest!

LizRice-Sosne
Community Member
6 years ago

Love him!

captaingrumpy
Community Member
6 years ago

A lovely cat , should keep the mice down.

MerveGüleroğlu
Community Member
6 years ago

Give him a badge, Sainsbury's!

EllyEssenberg
Community Member
6 years ago

A health risk? Everything is wrapped. One of my cats puts a paw in my food, but I don't mind.

JennBates
Community Member
6 years ago

Reminds me of the children's book by Lisa Peters, "Frankie works the night shift". Olly obviously works the day shift as well.

VirgilWilliams
Community Member
6 years ago

Mister Mistoffeles!! He lives!

KattySiri
Community Member
6 years ago

Lucky Cat, maneki-neko

Tarun
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Judge me? I would throw a box of twinkles at him

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