NICK EICHER, HOST: In a presidential election year, there’s always a push to register people to vote—emphasis on people. Bear with me.
For a family in Atlanta, that registration push got a little interesting.
Ron and Carol Tims said they checked their mail recently and found a voter registration application addressed to Cody Tims.
Here’s the thing: Cody has been deceased for more than a decade.
Oh, and here’s the other thing: Cody… well, Cody, before his death, really wasn’t qualified to vote.
TIMS: What a great cat! Indoor, outdoor – loved his family, loved the neighborhood.
That’s right, Cody, the cat.
Carol Tims told WXIA…
TIMS: There’s a huge push, but if they’re trying to register cats, I’m not quite sure who else they’re trying to register. I don’t know if they’re registering dogs.
The Georgia secretary of state’s office said the mailing came from a third-party group.
Cody never had an official party affiliation, but Carol said Cody was a…
BASHAM: No, no, don’t say that…
EICHER:He was small of stature, so that would make him a Demi-cat.
BASHAM: Dad joke, ugh!
EICHER: It’s The World and Everything in It.