'Monopoly cat' collects £200 and hits London streets as latest addition to classic board game


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To celebrate the launch of the Monopoly Cat token, a larger than life Monopoly Cat has arrived in London

The Cat's arrival follows a month of voting on Facebook earlier this year, and an overwhelming response from fans and organisations from 185 countries around the world. The cat has been chosen to replace the Iron and has become the newest addition to the classic game from Hasbro.

"We know that cat lovers around the world will be happy to welcome the new cat token into the Monopoly game," said Eric Nyman, senior vice president for Hasbro Gaming.