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Shayne Whittington owns a cat named Tom.

An NBA Catwatch report.


  1. In January I received a tip that Shayne Whittington's partner owned a cat.
  2. This is that cat. His name is Tom:
  3. me every single morning #ifeelyatom 😾💤
    me every single morning #ifeelyatom 😾💤
  4. bah humbug. 😾🎅🏼
    bah humbug. 😾🎅🏼
  5. I contacted both parties about Tom:
  6. Shayne wrote to confirm he is "best pals" and on a tummy-touching basis with Tom.
  7. But is "best pals" really ownership? I contacted Shayne, local press members and Pacers staff to clarify Shayne's relationship with Tom:
  8. Finally Shayne got in touch to confirm (co-)ownership of Tom.
  9. There are now 17 confirmed cats currently or recently owned by current or recent NBA players.