Fashion and the Internet have collided spectacularly in this series of awesome embroidered cat shirts by Japanese embroidery artist Hiroko Kubota. The cute kitties, embroidered with great skill and detail, are an unexpected and interesting manifestation of the Internet’s obsession with cats. After posting pictures of the shirts online, they went viral The majority of her shirts have already sold out, $250-300 price tag notwithstanding. As an excellent embroiderer, she has a ton of other great non-cat-related works as well, all of which can be found on her Etsy store.
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Damien Greenhalgh, Labour County Councillor for Glossop and Charlesworth, became a Twitter legend after he posted a picture showing “How to look like Batman, using your cat.” The hilarious photo has already received more than 19K retweets, and the guy was named “CATMAN”. It’s not clear whether it was inspired by the popular cat-bearding trend, but it will definitely inspire a new trend!
There are countless genes that govern different aspects of cats’ fur color, length, patterns and other properties. These mutations create the beautiful and unique patterns that we love, but they can sometimes also create unexpectedly interesting designs. We’d like to take this opportunity to pay homage to our internet overlords by showcasing some of the most interesting cat coat patterns that we’ve seen online.
At BridesThrowingCats.com, cats continue their supreme, unchallenged domination of the internet. The quirky site takes submissions of photographs of brides throwing their bouquets of flowers to waiting crowds of women and replaces the bouquets with cats. Plain and simple.
Whether or not you’re a cat lover, you’ll certainly be able to appreciate some of the essential truths about our furry feline companions written by Angie Bailey in her “Texts from Mittens the Cat” on Catster. The blog series, which many are comparing to the hilarious Text From Dog, illustrates the kinds of conversations humans and cats might have if cats could text with iPhones.
Meet Lil Bub, a truly magical space cat. Found in a tool shed in rural Indiana and born with lots of genetic anomalies, this kitten is healthy nonetheless, managing to garner attention as possibly the cutest kitty on the internet. Lil Bub has over 200,000 Instagram and Facebook followers, millions of Youtube viewers, her own web TV show with guest celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg, a book, and an award-winning documentary. And if that’s not enough, she also advocates for homeless and special needs pets all over the universe.
Now here’s an ultimate explosion of cuteness: a creative advertising campaign, that features both adorable puppies and kittens! Titled Life is Adventure, the photos series portray little fellows embarking on various adventures, set up from props on the ground. Created by graphic designer and art director Marek Farkas and photographer Miro Minarovich, the series was created as part of Hill’s pet food advertising campaign.
Cats often like a stroll outside, but that can cause some stress for their owners. To keep his feline friend safe, close to home and happy, one Japanese cat owner built this awesome fenced outdoor catwalk around the walls of his house. The creation makes sure that the cat can get some fresh air, but stay where you could always find it. Gotta admit, in a country with a shortage of space for people and pets alike, this structure is a really great idea!
Tashkent-based artist Eldar Zakirov presents a series of digitally painted cats, proudly posing in different royal attires for the Hermitage Magazine. The cats look so at home in their outfits and each piece is so realistic that one might even be tricked into thinking these are actual oil paintings! Every singly detail, starting with the fabrics of the outfits and ending with the background of the paintings is very carefully chosen to represent the era appropriately.
According to Wikipedia, “liquid takes the shape of a container” and maintains “almost-fixed volume.” So there you have it. Cats are liquids! If you still don’t believe this, here are 15 undeniable proofs.
Don’t freak out if you see a friend upload a photo of him-(or her-!) self with a massive beard, which, at a second glance, looks oddly similar to a cat. This is all a part of a new photo trend – a meme that’s called ‘cat beards’ or ‘cat-bearding’. The trick is to have your feline friend in front and covering half of your face – and when the cat looks up, it’s chin and neck looks like a massive beard on your face.
They say the Internet survives because of cats and p*rn, so if the two were brought together into one picture, that would mean an explosion right there. Oh wait, they already have been! Hot on the left and adorable on the right – that’s the secret of “Des Hommes Et Des Chatons” tumblr page. The combination of the two makes a surprisingly funny overall result, where kittens sometimes seem to be mocking the hot studs in the diptychs. All in all, this is probably just the best reflection of what every girl wants – a little bit of sugar and a little spice in one place.