Cat Cast Members In Disney World? Guest Captures Footage of the Cutest Cast Member Around


From Simba from The Lion King (1994) to the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland (1951) to the three kittens from The Aristocats (1970), the Walt Disney Company has plenty of beloved cat Disney characters.

But you probably didn’t know that Disneyland Resort is (supposedly) home to real feral cats!

Disneyland Castle

Credit: Disney

READ MORE: Acclaimed Disney Author Claims “it’s a small world” Dolls Occasionally Move On Their Own In the Dark

The urban legend of the Disneyland cats claims that the Disney Park allows hundreds of feral cats to call the Happiest Place on Earth their home in exchange for natural pest control.

It’s not too difficult to believe, considering that feral cats (unlike domesticated house cats) are excellent at hiding, especially from humans.

Disney Mandela effects

Credit: Disney

READ MORE: Former Face Character Reveals the Ugly Truth About Selfish Cast Members at Disney

While nobody knows how many cats exactly call Disneyland Park their home, this fun Disney fact is widely accepted. However, it’s not as quickly believed on the other side of the country in Walt Disney World. Mostly, this skepticism comes from how few and far between these cat sightings are.

However, one fan recently posted a video they took of one of these supposed cat Cast Members hanging out in Magic Kingdom.

Cat at magic kingdom a few years ago, totally forgot I had this video
by u/jadennew in WaltDisneyWorld

READ MORE: Anonymous Cast Member Issues Safety PSA For Parents Visiting Disney World, But Some Parents May Not Want to Hear It

Although these kitty Cast Members are super adorable and sure to brighten anyone’s day at Disney, approaching these feral cats is not a good idea. More often than not, a feral cat will simply run away from a human because it’s not as familiar with people as domesticated house cats.

the aristocats

Credit: Disney

READ MORE: Why Disney’s Judy Hopps Robot Is a Bad Omen For the Parks, the Cast Members, and the Guests

But in the worst-case scenario, a feral cat could easily lash out at you if you get too close! So be sure to admire from afar when it comes to feral cat sightings in the Disney Parks.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.