Tagged: ailurophile

Rudyard Kipling and his famous book 'The Cat that Walked by Himself'

Did Rudyard Kipling love cats and live with them?

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a famous English novelist, poet and artist. For cat lovers (and even non-cat lovers) his best-known book is ‘The Cat That Walked by Himself’. The illustrations are memorable and remarkably...

A young Elizabeth Taylor and a kitten

123 celebrated ailurophiles (cat lovers)

Here are 123 celebrity ailurophiles. That long word means cat lover as you probably know. Ailurophilia is a derivative and means the love of cats. Many famous people especially authors can be described as...

No English language word for cat hater

What do you call someone who hates cats?

There is no single word in the English language to describe someone who hates cats. However, you probably know that there is a word for someone who is excessively frightened of cats: ailurophobe. It...

Loving a cat

Why do people love cats?

The bottom line is that people love cats because they need to express their love towards a significant other and the cat is a great partner in that respect. Everyone needs to love and...


Man laid down his life for his cat

Campbell, N.Y.: 79-year-old Howard Marshall’s house caught fire because of an electrical fault at the centre of the house. He escaped the fire. Soon afterwards, he ran back into his burning home to save...

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