For the last year, photographer Theron Humphrey has been traveling the United states capturing the stories of people who have accepted rescued pets into their lives for his “Why We Rescue.” With the help of Purina, he is out to help change the public’s perception of adopted rescue animals as especially temperamental or unhealthy.
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Because cats are widely considered to be the cool and cute overlords of the internet, we thought it was about time to bring them down a notch by showing you just how silly cats look when they get wet. The two things almost everyone knows about cats from an early age is that they love mice and hate water. Many cats do indeed hate water, especially house cats, but there are plenty of exceptions.
It is safe to say that cats are extraordinarily photogenic, but these cats, all caught mid-sneeze, prove that even cats can look silly and lose their composure – just like us. Cats primarily sneeze for the same reasons that we do – to expel irritating mucus or particles. And they look a lot like we do when they sneeze as well, with their ordinarily cute faces ferociously or hilariously screwed up and twisted.
Cats and dogs are cool enough on their own, but just in case you weren’t convinced about this verified fact, here are some famous people with their pets to convince you. Given how most of the pet owners on this list are larger-than-life celebrities, it’s nice to know that even they enjoyed the company of pets just like we do. Sure, maybe not all of us can afford an ocelot like Salvador Dali, but it’s nice to know that even he had a cat to scratch behind the ears from time to time.
Anyone who has a cat knows they have the marvelous ability to sleep wherever they want, however they want. These pictures will show you just how funny or weird their sleep positions can get. Given how much they sleep, cats have plenty of time to try out some ridiculous positions and places to sleep.
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.
Men and cats. This is the simple recipe that deshommesetdeschatons.tumblr.com has used to achieve great success. Some of the greatest ideas in the world are brilliant in their simplicity – take a beautiful man and put him next to a cute kitty. How could it not work? Even if you’re not turned on by these handsome hunks, you can enjoy the playful and well-matched pairings of images. The kitties are chosen to match the mens’ clothing, colors and poses – sometimes a pair will manage to have all of these match.
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.
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.