Pete Doherty may exude rock'n' roll excess, but he's a big softie at heart. The Babyshambles frontman took his three new kittens with him to the recording studio today, where his band are working on their second album, because he didn't want to leave them home alone.
Now—apart from lonely career women and sad old spinsters—who the hell gets a fucking kitten? More specifically, can anyone think of a junkie who got himself a kitten?
Yes, in the film of Trainspotting, the character of Tommy—at that point riddled with AIDS contracted through his heroin habit—adopts a cat and subsequently dies of the (primarily cat-carried) toxoplasmosis.
Just saying, is all...