Following the in Paris on Tuesday of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, news is emerging that his pet cat could inherit millions of dollars. His , white Birman cat, Choupette, became a global, feline after she became Lagerfeld's pet and . In an interview last year with fashion Vogue, Lagerfeld said he would leave part of his estimated $150 million to Choupette. She could be set to inherit millions of dollars. The cat is not short of cash. Lagerfeld said Choupette was the "most famous" and "richest" cat in the world. She made $3 million as a model in one year for just two - one for a German car company and the other for a Japanese brand.
Karl Lagerfeld admits that he "stole" Choupette from her former . He explained: "Choupette belonged to a friend of who asked if my maid could take care of her for two weeks when he was away. When he came back, he was told that Choupette would not return to ." Lagerfeld joked: "He got another cat who became ." Lagerfeld spent years pampering his pet. He fed her on a of king crab, smoked and caviar. She enjoyed a luxurious most of us can only dream of. She is looked after by two . Lagerfeld never let Choupette advertise cat food. He said: "I don't allow her to do foodstuffs and things like that. She's far too .