With this Lunar New Year falling on the year of the Ox, you’re going to notice Clarabelle Cow popping up in a few places…and one of them will be a premiere performance for our bovine beauty! Check out her landmark act on DisneyParks TikTok below, where she makes an appearance in her new Lunar New Year costume at Shanghai Disney Resort.
Need to feed more Clarabelle crave? Brush up on your trivia with these fun facts about our favorite hooved heroine:
- Clarabelle Cow made her debut in the animated short Plane Crazy in 1928.
- Ever the loyal companion (and once her lady in waiting!), Clarabelle is one of Minnie Mouse’s oldest friends.
- With a nose for news, she’s earned herself a reputation as a bit of a gossip. She even served as the resident gossip columnist in House of Mouse.
- A hopeless romantic, Clarabelle’s romance with Horace Horsecollar was the subject of fodder in the Mickey Mouse newspaper comic strip.
- This isn’t Clarabelle’s first time in the spotlight! Our bovine friend was once featured on the front cover of Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories.
Oh, and if you worked up an appetite absorbing all this Clarabelle goodness, be sure to check out our special “Cooking up the Magic” Lunar New Year edition. You’ll learn how to recreate Lo Hei, a dish traditionally prepared during the season that’s purported to bring happiness in the new year.