3. Ivy at Neergaard Pharmacy
Image from Shop Cats of New York
In Park Slope’s Neergaard Pharmacy, you can find Ivy roaming around the aisles. The name — inspired, not by the plant, but by an I.V. drip — is fitting not only because of where Ivy lives, but because of how she was able to get under the skin of and into the hearts of customers and employees.
As a nod to her “queenly” status at the pharmacy, regulars refer to her as “Her Royal Highness Princess Ivy of Neergaard.” (She’s said to only eat cans of Fancy Feast.)