Hovis is the cats' butler and caregiver. He looks after the cats, but sometimes, he wishes that he had a different career. He almost never looks on the bright side.
Hovis is a rather tall man. He has peach colored skin and his main outfit consist of a black jacket with a black tie, and long khaki pants. He has stubble above his upper lip and he is balding but has some black hair on the back of his head.
- He seems to be a parody of Alfred Pennyworth who appears as a butler in the Batman series.
- They both have English accents.
- They both have numerous sets of useful skills.
- They both are bald with some black hair. (Although Alfred's hair varies between black and grey)
- They both exhibit numerous occasions of sarcasm.
- They are both butlers who served two generations of a family.