A cat with a trash bag hat on its head. A catto in a bowl. A feline in a wig. There’s nary a thing more adorable and hilarious than cats caught up in peculiar situations that defy reason and make you think there’s a mystery to solve.

Artist Amelia Rizky, who goes by the name Watercatlor online, takes funny cat photos and memes, and then turns them into cute digital watercolor illustrations. We’ve collected the best of Watercatlor’s work, so scroll down and upvote your favorite cattos! Share this post with your amigos and also remember to share your thoughts about Amelia’s artistic talent in the comments.

And when you’re done looking through Amelia’s art, have a read through Bored Panda’s interviews with two other talented artists — Julia Loopstra from California, and Keigo from Japan.

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queen...<3 2 months ago

ANddddd IIIIIII will always Love youuuuuuuuu ohhh IIIIIII will always love YOUUUUUUU!

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Tara 2 months ago

The cat in the hat is super cute.

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Amelia’s feline drawings are quite popular on the internet. More than 82,600 people follow her Instagram account, and another 1,000+ cat lovers eagerly wait for her newest art pieces on Facebook. Watercolor’s newest drawing (at the time of writing) is of a cat with fruits on its paws; it got more than 17,700 likes on Instagram.

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nanashi 2 months ago

nice lip piercing

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Nunya 2 months ago

Cat-ception

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Eunice Probert 2 months ago

I sing you the song of my people.

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The artist’s illustrations are incredibly pleasant to look at. This might have something to do with how ‘clean’ her drawings look, and the warm color palette that she uses.

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

it’s a very rare kiwi cat....an extremely cute endangered species...

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Miss Cris 2 months ago

I love the photo!

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Reilly Beryll 2 months ago

Please don’t cook the kitten!

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Amelia’s rise to fame has everything to do with her drawing style and the fact that she redraws well (and lesser) known memes. But why is it that cat memes draw in so many diverse people from radically different backgrounds?

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Eunice Probert 2 months ago

As a hen and cat Mum, I love this!

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

A cat on two legs? Seems kinda fishy to me

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Ale_Vidal23 2 months ago

when you're just trynna build a tree house i minecraft and someone draws a comic of you

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Mashable cites the co-founder of Know Your Meme, Elspeth Rountree, according to whom images of cats have always been popular, far before the advent of the internet.

"They're the perfect distraction from our hectic lives. You don't need any explanation or prior knowledge to understand the slapstick humor that animals provide. Cat videos and images are a quick hit of pure, unfettered 'cute.' They're also entertainment in easily digestible doses," Rountree stated about cats in the age of the internet.

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Janine B. 2 months ago

Me every morning.

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Miss Cris 2 months ago

Aawwww

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Raine Soo 2 months ago

Hovercat

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Cats bring a mix of cuteness, danger, expressiveness, and liveliness very few other animals can even begin to compare to. That’s why so many people choose to keep them as pets; and the more people have cats as pets, the more meme-potential there exists. Which means that Amelia the artist will probably never run out of cats to redraw.

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Magpie 2 months ago

I just learnt that most Australian cats don't like catnip...its a genetic thing. .. so far ten cats i lived with over years did not like it.

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Baba Caine 2 months ago

Best cat pic on internet

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David Jeu 2 months ago

Poor cat got nutered..

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Baba Caine 2 months ago

Tonight Hooman you sleep with one eye open

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

It’s a moo cat!

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

“Human, I think something is wrong...”

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Jayden Michael 2 months ago

"Hello Joseph. How nice of you to join me."

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Miss Cris 2 months ago (edited)

Here the real cat is cuter! We can expect easily things like that (or the blue thing in the other pic, the hat-lettuce) in comics, but no as much in reality. Good paintures anyway :)

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Val 2 months ago

Ground control to Major Tom

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

What a mugnificent cat.

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

“Is the glass half full or half empty?” “It’s full...of cat”

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GodOfHyperdeath 2 months ago

Eggscelent. It really cracked me up.

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David Jeu 2 months ago

Hello there sailor, fancy what you see, man?

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Monika Rhodes 2 months ago

Sooo, I hope it's not a poop scoop but why would you put it on cat's face?

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Night Owl 2 months ago

Looks like this cat would bite anything. I wonder how the other plants managed to survive

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