Are you a fan of Hello Kitty? Here at Medical Scrubs Mall, we’re huge fans of this cool cat but we realized we didn’t know a lot about this popular cartoon character. Is her first name Hello? Where is she from? Why doesn’t she have a mouth? We decided to do some research and came up with some fun facts to share with you!
- Hello Kitty’s full name is Kitty White and she was born in London, England on November 1st
- Hello Kitty’s first appearance in 1975 was on a vinyl coin purse.
- There are two Japanese theme parks, Harmonyland & Puroland, with Hello Kitty as the main character.
- Hello Kitty’s height is listed as 5 apples and her weight as 3 apples.
- Hello Kitty creator Yuko Shimizu got the name Kitty from what Alice calls her cat in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
- Hello Kitty doesn’t have a mouth because she speaks from her heart.
- In 2008, a Hello Kitty themed maternity hospital opened in Taiwan.
- Hello Kitty isn’t human but she’s not quite a cat either similar to like a Mickey Mouse character.
- Hello Kitty has a twin sister Mimmy, and lives with her father George, mother Mary, Grandpa Anthony and Grandma Margaret.
- EVA Air has several commercial passenger jet airliners featuring Hello Kitty on their planes.
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