Russian prez Medvedev’s cat top trend on Twitter

Dorofey, the cat of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, currently on a visit to India, briefly entered Twitter`s top trends after rumors of his disappearance.

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012, 10:26 AM IST

Moscow: Dorofey, the cat of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, currently on a visit to India, briefly entered Twitter`s top trends after rumors of his disappearance.

The Sobesednik weekly reported Wednesday that Dorofey was being searched for by police in the Odintsovo district.

However, police rubbished rumors that the cat had run away from Medvedev`s residence near Moscow and the president himself confirmed that the presidential tomcat was safe.

"About the cat. A source close to Dorofey says he has not got lost anywhere. Thank you all for your concern!" Medvedev tweeted.

A Twitter account in the cat`s name (@KotDorofey) created Wednesday already has some 400 followers.

IANS