Cats and dogs are so goofy and adorable sometimes that it's just so hard to take them seriously. Yet, there's an artist who looks past their silliness and reimagines our four-legged companions as brave medieval warriors. The illustrator PonkichiM from Japan has been working on a series of drawings called Dog Night Story. In the series, PonkichiM covers both dogs' and cats' fluff in armor and portrays them as chivalrous and noble figures from the medieval ages. The tough-looking pets are featured wearing intricate costumes, paired with heavy weaponry and just a little bit of charm. Scroll below to see the brilliant illustrations!

 

More info: twitter.com

#1

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

catslave6
Community Member
1 year ago

Warrior. Fierce. Relentless. No mercy. My champion. I want this cat on my side!

View more comments
#2

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

HorrorWeirdo
Community Member
1 year ago

I love the tail whip

View more comments
#3

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Robin Worrall
Community Member
1 year ago

3rd odd looking dog, as if the weren't dogs at all...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#4

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

HorrorWeirdo
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww, ‘Dog Knight Shiba the Shiba-inu’

View more comments
#5

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Aria
Community Member
1 year ago

You mad, bro?

View more comments
#6

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Robin Worrall
Community Member
1 year ago

4th one of them, my word what strange hounds.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#7

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

catslave6
Community Member
1 year ago

Good companion. Carries all your stuff. Well read! Too cute.

#8

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Orillion
Community Member
1 year ago

Man's best friend, indeed.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#9

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

NanZ
Community Member
1 year ago

The details are amazing!

View more comments
#10

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

catslave6
Community Member
1 year ago

Serious scholar.

View more comments
#11

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Robin Worrall
Community Member
1 year ago

6 in 14...

#12

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Robin Worrall
Community Member
1 year ago

OK that 5 cats in the first 12 pictures... Certainly something odd here.

#13

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

HorrorWeirdo
Community Member
1 year ago

Just awww

#14

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

catslave6
Community Member
1 year ago

Puck the pug. Love this one.

#15

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Karen Klinck
Community Member
1 year ago

Notice that the cat on the shield always mirrors that cat's face.

View more comments
#16

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

catslave6
Community Member
1 year ago

puppy warrior

#17

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

NanZ
Community Member
1 year ago

I love these!

#18

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

Karen Klinck
Community Member
1 year ago

But that's not a King Charles Cavalier.

#19

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

#20

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

See Also on Bored Panda
#21

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report

#22

Dog-Cat-Knights-Art-Ponkichi

PonkichiM Report