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Mittens Tote Bag - SOLD OUT

$16.00 NZD

This special edition Mittens Tote Bag is made from pre-consumer recycled cotton. It's the purrfect gift for fans of Wellington’s beloved celebrity cat.


Generously sized, this adorable yet practical tote features striking artwork of the floofy and famous feline on one side. The fabric is thick and sturdy, ensuring the bag can be used for a variety of purposes including shopping, the beach or simply everyday use.


His Royal Highness has ruled a portion of all merchandise proceeds be donated to his pals at the SPCA, so when you purchase an item from the Wellington Museum Mittens merchandise range, you’re supporting their important work as well as our museums. We will donate 20% of net sales to the SPCA to support their mission to advance animal welfare and prevent cruelty.


  • Special edition tote bag featuring Mittens the cat
  • Limited numbers available
  • Made from pre-consumer recycled cotton
  • Printed in New Zealand
  • Ethically made in India at a factory certified with Fair Trade
  • Heavyweight 320gsm cotton
  • Measures approximately 40cm x 43cm with a 15cm bottom gusset
  • 20% of net sales goes to the SPCA


Mittens, a handsome 10-year-old sandy-coloured long-haired Turkish Angora cat, has made Wellington his playground over the last 3 years, becoming something of a local celebrity. This curious kitty was recently awarded the Key to the City by Mayor Andy Foster for bringing floof to the capital. Mittens not only has a Wikipedia page, but a huge and international fan base on Facebook with nearly 50,000 followers!