Pet cat on Twitter has more than 500,000 followers

Proving you don't have to be a celebrity to get half-a-million Twitter followers, Sockington the cat has more than 545,000 wanting to know what's new.

It's not just people who want to hear about his latest adventures. Many of Sockington's followers are animals themselves.

This fame didn't happen overnight for the cat known as Socks, according to the Associated Press. Socks' owner, Jason Scott, 38, has been sending tweets on behalf of his pet since late 2007.