PSA: Julian Assange’s cat appears to be safe

(CNN)Anyone who’s been worried about the status of Julian Assange’s cat can rest easy. “We can confirm that Assange’s cat is safe. Assange asked his lawyers to rescue him from embassy threats in mid-October. They will be reunited in freedom,” the WikiLeaks post reads. Assange got the cat in 2016 while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy. The cat became an internet sensation, posing with Assange in photos on Twitter and Instagram under the handle @EmbassyCat. The Twitter account hasn’t been active since 2018, while the Instagram account hasn’t been active since 2017. In 2018, a judge told Assange he had to abide by new rules imposed by the embassy, which included paying for and taking care of …