TALKEETNA, Alaska (CNN) -- The feline mayor of an Alaskan town is in bad condition after a dog attack. Yes the mayor's a cat.
Mayor Stubbs has a punctured lung and a fracture. But he is breathing on his own.
Stubbs became mayor after his constituents didn't like any of the human candidates. Talkeetna is a "historical district," so the mayor job is more symbolic than functional.