Related Program: Morning Edition Purrfection: $13 Million Will Buy A Lot Of Catnip Related Program: Morning Edition TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / Tommaso began life as a stray cat on the streets of Rome until he was rescued by a wealthy widow. The 94 year old had no children, according to ABC News. So when she died last month, she left her entire fortune to the cat. That's $13 million. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.