Asia-Veau, who lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA with her owner, Margaret Karpen, is the cat pictured on Purina Friskies' new senior-formula canned food, as the face of Friskies’ new petfood line, according to an article by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
"Asia was a street cat I brought home," Karpen said.
Karpen submitted Asia's photo to animal talent scout Bill Casey of Animal Talent of Chicago, and it turned out that this cat had the look Purina had been searching for.
"Asia is the perfect example of a senior Friskies cat," said Purina spokeswoman Julie Kahn. "She's vital, curious and adventurous. True friskiness isn't a matter of age. It comes from within, and Asia shows this at her playful, frisky best."