Millions of people know HYBE‘s K-Pop idols, but what about the hands–and paws–at work behind the scenes?
Meet Toro, HYBE’s company kitty. This calico beauty can be found at HYBE headquarters, supervising stars on set and accepting pets between takes.
It’s unclear just how long Toro has been at HYBE, but some fans recall seeing her as early as 2016.
Yesss!! I think Toro's been with them since 2016 🥺💗 pic.twitter.com/UqKn3wzLci
— joe | LE SSERAFIM (@elsserafim) May 12, 2022
BTS, SEVENTEEN, and LE SSERAFIM have all shared moments with Toro online with fans. Last summer BTS’s RM uploaded this video of Toro to meme a tweet V posted.
v's tweet was like..
– joon pic.twitter.com/e7zB9MXFkz
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) June 1, 2021
As a calico, Toro bears a resemblance to another famous cat, Curry.
In 2017, Jimin shot a music video for his solo song “Serendipity” with this calico cat.
Curry is a former stray who belongs to a Twitter user by the name of @bbodong23.
LE SSERAFIM’s Sakura is the latest HYBE artist to befriend Toro. While on set for her group’s “FEARLESS” music video, Sakura bonded with HYBE’s cat, who she met while filming the “FEARLESS” teaser.
She was smitten with this kitten, so much so that Sakura decided to bring Toro a special treat.
Unfortunately, Toro was nowhere to be found. After all, she’s a very busy cat with places to go and people to see!
Watch the behind the scenes video here: