American photographer Harry Whittier Frees (1879-1953) found his niche photographing cats and other animals for postcards, books and ads. All of the photos are carefully staged, weirdly posed still-lifes in which animals imitate humans. His career made him famous and controversial. “Frees pioneered Lolcats a century ago,” states a recent article in The Daily Telegraph. Frees […]
Cats bring out the best in us, even in times of war. See the related story about one man who is feeding a colony of 150 cats in Aleppo, Syria.
Australian songstress Delta Goodrem donned a long gray wig and a new, larger pair of ears to play Grizabella in a new production of Cats the musical in Melbourne.
Cats on glass is the subject of an interesting photo essay on buzzfeed.com. These series of photos from diverse sources show cats on glass surfaces that make them look like they are floating or let us gaze at compressed tummies, which we are so worth appreciating.
Who is this cat? And who are those people? All good questions without answers. This funny photograph has been making the rounds on social and mainstream media. “That is much better than the family picture could have ever been,” one Facebook commentator wrote. “It’s a Photonuke!” declared a report on bay.com. We agree.
Feast your eyes on a series of amazing and gorgeous cats large and small cared for by Big Cat Rescue in this DailyBigCat video. Big Cat Rescue is one of the world’s largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats and a leading advocate for ending the abuse of captive big cats and saving wild cats from […]
One of a series of adorable photos of cats and turtles that illuminate yet another side of the mysterious feline personality. Posted by MissTurtles on Imgur.com (http://imgur.com/gallery/a2Yl2)
Why does she always keep me waiting like this? A cat naps in his stroller on the sidewalk while his human is busy doing something–maybe taking his photo because he he looks so sweet.
Norwegian Forest Cats and Maine Coons are among the largest breeds of domestic cats. Many Norwegian Forest Cats are as large as a medium-sized dog. Their long, lush fur helps them withstand the cold. They are the official cat of Norway.
Yet another life lesson taught by a cat who knows when to lie low.
This cat demonstrates perfect toe-tucking form as the centerpiece in this domestic still life composition that we are calling white cat on kitchen towel with plates.
Cats have a natural genius for arranging themselves in visually striking ways. Here two adults cats flank their kitten counterparts as they settle in for a cozy nap.
Every holiday season, PetSmart stores invite customers to bring in their pets to meet Santa Claws. Here is what an unidentified cat owner had to say about this 2012 photo, which is an oldie but goody. “Every year we take our cats to visit Santa at PetSmart. Bella has done it for the last five years […]
Keep your fingers crossed for Blossom the cat, who is looking for a home. Blossom is being offered for sale for just $20 by the RSPCA of Queensland, Australia, which took in more than 44,000 animals this year and needs to find homes for them.
It may be the most original cat calendar in a crowded field of contenders. The Australian Broadcast Corp. reports that twelve bearded Russian orthodox priests and their cat companions are causing a quite a stir. Russian Cosmopolitan magazine has taken note, as well as the media. The project was the brainchild of Ksenia Luchenko, a […]
I just need a little time to myself. Cats can hang out anywhere, and sometimes they pick places we rather they wouldn’t go. This cat seems quite at ease on his private perch.
Toes is an adorable polydactyl kitten with mitten-like paws. He was a rescue kitten and now has a home, thanks to the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association.
Their essence is ineffable. But we humans still try to put into words the way we feel about cats–those mysterious creatures who make us say “aww” one minute and fill us with awe the next. Cats comfort us, confound us and distract us. They have taught us what it means to be a cool cat, a […]
Your cat has some amazing moves, as the camera proves when we click the shutter. This particular young cat looks like he’s had some martial arts training. Or maybe he’s a natural ninja.
A kitten goes airborne in a playful battle with another tiny tabby. This no holds barred cat contest is all good clean feline fun.