If someone asked me what really goes on inside of my head, I would tell them a whole lot of something, but also a whole lot of nothing.

I could be sitting down having a one-on-one conversation with someone and out of nowhere I'll muster up the strangest and most bizarre thought. For instance, today I was producing the Michael and Maddie show when all of a sudden, I noticed my Facebook memories from back in 2016.

My family and I had taken a trip to the Azores and spent almost a week in St. Michael (Sao Miguel).

The first photo that popped up on my timeline was a photo I took of a local stray cat on the island, somewhere in the city of Nordeste. Everything was fine until my brain decided to go off on one of its random thought process adventures and left me with this burning question that has left me scratching my head all afternoon:

Can cats be Portuguese? As in their ethnicity, such as humans?

Yes, I'm aware of this strange and idiotic thought, but inquiring minds need answers and I'm positive that I'm not alone on this one.

Think about it: German shepherds must have originated from Germany; therefore, they're German. What about French bulldogs or chihuahuas? The name itself is Spanish, so does that mean it can't be Russian or American?

At this point in the article, if your brain hurts just thinking about this concept of animals having ethnic backgrounds, then please feel free to join my party.

Let me know what you think of this silly yet serious inquisition by emailing me at Gazelle@fun107.com and I'd love to humor the idea that yes, cats can be Portuguese.

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