Cats Do Fashion for Matilda's Famous Birthday

The celeb kitty – who lives in New York City's swank Algonquin Hotel – celebrates her big day in style

01 of 11

GEISHA KITTY

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Who knew they made kitty kimonos? Halebop the cat did, apparently – let’s just hope he didn’t scratch the silk.

02 of 11

FLOWER CHILD

FLOWER CHILD
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What a pretty kitty! One of Matilda’s esteemed guests mugs for the camera during the party. The event features a feline fashion show, with cats from the Westchester Cat show modeling fashions from Meow Wear.

03 of 11

TWILIGHT CAT

TWILIGHT CAT
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Team Edward! Cat Baldwinner melts girls’ hearts on Wednesday in a Twilight-inspired outfit (and wig!).

04 of 11

MAID OF HONOR

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It’s party time! Guest of honor Matilda dons a party hat for her 15th birthday bash at New York’s Algonquin Hotel Wednesday night. She’s quite popular with guests, and has complete run of the house – save for the kitchen and dining room.

05 of 11

CLEO'CAT'RA

CLEO'CAT'RA
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This cat is just as mysterious as the Sphinx itself. Luckily, to loosen up the party, cocktails made the rounds, including the Matilda, Purr-tini and Pink Pussycat. Yum!

06 of 11

RED-Y OR NOT

RED-Y OR NOT
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What are you looking at? Wannabe ginger cat Wizard gives the camera some angry eyes – but that costume sure is cute!

07 of 11

MAGIC MAKER

MAGIC MAKER
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Will he grant Matilda a birthday wish? This fluffy friend brings a little mystique to the Algonquin bash, which raised funds for the North Shore Animal League.

08 of 11

ROCKIN' OUT

ROCKIN' OUT
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You ain’t nothing but a … hound cat? Elvis shows that he’s definitely in the building, partying it up alongside animal-loving guests including Beth Ostrosky Stern.

09 of 11

IN GENERAL

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Your orders? To party hard! Frenchy fetes his feline pal while keeping his cat-like composure. Dogs were on hand, too, with seven being adopted Wednesday night.

10 of 11

SKIRT THE ISSUE

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There’s the glitter! Kitty Diva adds a little shine to Matilda’s nighttime bash. The event was emceed by Must Love Cats host John Fulton, sang a birthday tribute.

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TAKE THE CAKE

TAKE THE CAKE

No party is complete without a sweet treat! Adam Beckworth designed this feline-inspired confection, which humans (sorry kitties!) enjoyed as things wound down.

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