Southern Charm’s Craig Conover has gone through a lot of changes in his life. He has traded his playboy lifestyle for his true love, Naomie Olindo. He has exchanged his potential career in law for woodworking (for now, anyway; we believe in you, #NewCraig!). And most importantly, he has swapped his one-time best friend Shep Rose for a new BFF: His rescue cat, Colonel Gizmo.
According to Colonel Gizmo’s Instagram (YES, he has his own Instagram, just as all reality TV pets should!), Giz is a long-haired “chubby Persian with a bad attitude” who came to Craig by way of the Charleston Animal Society. And given his recent appearance on Southern Charm—not to mention the myriad photos on Craig’s own Instagram—it is obvious that Craig is totally smitten with this fat kitten (allergies be damned!).
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