From A-listers to soccer moms to their little girls, it seems like every gal loves Hello Kitty.
, there is definitely Hello Kitty mania.
resident Annette Frances Iraola, 31, is proud to share the same birthday as the famous cat and said she has been a fan as long as she can recall.
Her most vivid memory of her first Hello Kitty item was a matching hairbrush
, toothbrush and toothpaste set.
“My last purchase was earlier this summer. I bought my daughter a Hello Kitty beach towel
,” said Iraola, who added it wasn’t the first product she’s gotten for her one-year-old. “I don’t think Hello Kitty can ever be popular enough.”
These days, the iconic cartoon seems to be everywhere and on everything, and we’re not only talking coloring books
resident Yvette Recio Garcia-Tunon, 31, said she loads up on Hello Kitty themed pens
, pencils and other supplies
for her classroom and likes to also get girlfriends and family gifts.
“It’s nostalgic for me and brings me back to my own childhood when I see it,” said Garica-Tunon, a fifth grade teacher at Sweetwater Elementary.
Come November 1st
, Hello Kitty fans have something to look forward to as Ms. Kitty
will be turning 35 years old.