A few weeks ago we speculated on the meaning of the names of Kevin Rudd’s new cats, given the monikers Mei Mei and Qing Qing. Rudd has answered our queries with a new cat photo posted to Facebook. The names hold more Chinese significance than we first realised, named after the Song sisters, according to Rudd “the most powerful sisters in Chinese politics. Who ended up on opposite sides.”

Kevin Rudd cats names