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Vintage Photos of Cats Doing Human Things

Photos of animals doing human things are popular as memes these days, but the concept is far from new in the history of photography. Photographers were already shooting humorous animal photos over a century ago.

Photos of Cats Doing Martial Arts

Hisakata Hiroyuki is a Japanese photographer who has focused his career on a rather unusual subject matter: action photos of cats that make them look like they're doing martial arts.

Photos of Pet Brothers from Other Mothers

If you're a fan of cute animal photos, look no further than the Pet Brothers from Other Mothers collection by the UK-based photo library Warren Photographic. Each one shows a pair of matching animals that are similar, yet different.

These Creative Photos Use Optical Illusions to Promote Pet Adoption

Photographer Amol Jadhav and art director/retoucher Pranav Bhide recently created something awesome for World For All Animal Care And Adoptions in Mumbai. Using creative lighting and framing, they created a set of optical illusion portraits that each contain two images in one.

Classic Movie Shots Recreated with Cats

UK couple Dave and Sarah love both films and felines, so they've launched an Instagram project that combines the two. Called @moviecats, each photo they shoot is a scene from a famous movie recreated with the help of their two cats.

Playful Portraits of Kittens Mid-Pounce

Photographer Seth Casteel made his viral name by photographing dogs and puppies, dogs and puppies underwater to be exact. But for his latest project, Pounce, he's ventured over to the dark side ... where they are kittens.

5 Tips for Shooting Better Photos of Your Dog or Cat

I’m not ashamed to admit it. I regularly use my fancy camera to photograph my cats.

You probably do it too. A new lens or camera arrives in the mail and you immediately lose sight of all the daydreaming you’d done while waiting for your package to arrive. You may have envisioned yourself photographing a beautiful landscape or capturing that perfect moment in perfect lighting of a friend candidly laughing. Pet photography is the farthest thing from your mind. You tear off the bubble wrap and what do you shoot first? Cats.

Cats in Hats: Costume Portraits for an Animal Rescue

Photographer Shaina Fishman and stylist Ryen Blaschke recently collaborated on a project to help rescue cats get adopted. The lighthearted series "Cats in Hats" features shelter cats and kittens wearing Halloween hats and accessories fashioned by Blaschke.

Portraits of Cats Shaking Themselves Clean

Want to know how to capture a wacky portrait of your cat? Shoot a photo while they're shaking themselves clean (or dry). That's what photographer Carli Davidson did for her new project titled Shake Cats.

These Dog and Cat Portraits Capture the Personalities of Our Favorite Pets

18 months ago, 22-year-old photographer Rob Bahou started shooting a series of portraits focused on the two animals we know best: dogs and cats. His goal with the project is to show how expressive the faces of our beloved pets can be, treating the subject matter with respect and not focusing on breed, behavior, or funny moments. What resulted is a gorgeous and heart-warming project titled Animal Soul.

Photographer Captures Bond Between Her Boys and Their Cats

For the past two years, photographer Beth Mancuso has been taking pictures of her three sons and their relationship with their two cats. Her portraits, both candid and posed, offer a glimpse into the bond that has formed as the boys and cats grow up together as a family.

Portraits of Famous Artists and Their Cats

What do Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Frida Kahlo have in common? All three are counted among the most famous artists in history, and all three were cat lovers.

For her new book Artists and Their Cats, artist Alison Nastasi has put together a collection of portraits showing some of history's best-known artists and their beloved cat companions.