He's not long for this world.
I envision him lurking by the Rainbow Bridge for a chance to chew the faces off the two-legged jerk-offs who used him as an image accessory and then threw him away when they didn't need him anymore. (He's a cat. He's planning it for the last eight years.)
That's one way the Obama presidency might differ from Clinton's--there's a good chance Malia and Sasha will love whatever poor beast gets stuck doing photo ops, and that might stop him from getting rid of it as soon as there's no free staff to take it on walkies.
There's a lot I don't like about GWB politically (I can't even follow this auto bailout stuff), but you can tell a lot about people by the way they treat animals. The President and Laura Bush are good people. I'll miss that.