Star Trek: Discovery’s Cat —Everything You Need To Know About The Intergalactic Kitty

Cleveland "Book" Booker (David Ajala) with his feline Star Trek: Discovery co-star draped over his shoulders.

Photo Credit: James Dimmock/CBS.

Grudge, the Maine Coon cat on Star Trek: Discovery, is ready for her close-up. Meet the newest addition to the cast.

By Oliver Jones

The script called for a fat cat. Grudge, the feline companion of new character Cleveland "Book" Booker (David Ajala), was meant to just plod around in the background of scenes in the current season of CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery. But that wasn't an easy assignment for expert animal wrangler Paul Rutledge and his colleague Lesley Laurence.

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