1880, one of the first domestic cat photographs

One of the first photographs of a domestic cat 1880

Well, I can’t verify if the statement on Reddit.com is true that this really is one of the first domestic cat photos taken in 1880 but it seems plausible to suggest that it is one of the earliest cat photographs. The link below takes you to another, earlier article on this topic. The picture …

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Cats are bringing Ukraine’s victory closer!

Cats are bringing Ukraine's victory closer

This is another great photograph by one of Ukraine’s war photographers whose job is to capture images which support the country’s efforts in defending their country against the Russian invader. The Defense of Ukraine Twitter X account not infrequently publishes cool cat and dog photographs in which the companion animals are supporting the brave …

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‘Ballerina cat’ features in the Sony World Photography national winners

Ballerina cat

A photograph titled ‘Ballerina’ by Kazutoshi Ono, Japan, was award 2nd place in the Sony World Photography awards. I am unsure but I believe this means that Kazutoshi came 2nd in Japan. It is a fine cat photography. I have taken an extreme liberty in publishing his excellent photograph here. If there is an …

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Creepy pictures of a Sphynx cat in a wig and dress

Spooky Sphynx in woman's clothes and wig

These are just plain creepy. Creepypasta comes to mind. They were brilliantly set up and taken by a very clever photographer who I believe is the cat’s caregiver. They have a very mysterious mood. But at this time, I don’t know the photographer’s name. The photos come from a much-retweeted tweet on Twitter. Someone …

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Unusual picture of feral and stray cats feeding

This unusual photograph of feral and stray cats supplied and posted by Purrfect Hearts Cat Rescue on Facebook caught my eye. Purrfect Hearts is a cat rescue and adoption group in Wilson, NC run entirely by volunteers. They rely solely on donations from the community. You can see the family connections in the cats …

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Picture of tortoiseshell kitten with Milky Way eyes

Tortoiseshell kitten with star studded eyes

This tortoiseshell kitten has amazing eyes. She is female as are nearly all tortie cats. It’s the eyes which amaze. They remind me of photographs of the Milky Way. The Milky Way is the galaxy that is our home. It is gargantuan. The eyes are glittering, star-studded blue orbs against the fiery red-orange of …

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Picture of a lion cub snarling at a remotely operated camera

Lion cub in Masai Mara squares up to remotely operated camera

This little lion cub must have heard the remotely controlled camera whirring which prompted this reaction. Apparently the cub spent five minutes squaring up to the camera in the Masai Mara reserve, Kenya. To be frank, I am not entirely sure that the photograph was taken at the Masai Mara reserve but I believe …

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