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"Cats have the appeal of resembling stuffed animals but ask any cat owner what it's like to own one of these adorable creatures, and they will tell you the reality is not always so cuddly." That's how Vernessa Himmler, an illustrator based in Hamburg, Germany, describes life with beloved little devils and we couldn't say it better. 

Living with two cats, Mikosch and Koschka, Vernessa decided to create fun comics showing the crazy side of being a "silly cat owner". The artist has been drawing since childhood and received a master's degree in illustration from HAW Hamburg. Over the years she has developed her own modern style and has created plenty of bright illustrations.

In the fun cat comics, the artist portrays her daily life as a "crazy cat lady" and the weird and funny moments with her two fluffy pets. We believe that a lot of the situations depicted in the drawings might be very familiar to all the cat owners out there. Are we right?

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Bored Panda reached out to Vernessa to learn more about her creative process. The artist shared with us that it takes around one hour for her to fully finish a comic. She admitted that it can be quite challenging to come up with an idea for an illustration. "The gag must fit into the four panels and shouldn’t be too complicated but relatable for the followers."

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2 years ago (edited) DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Friend has a big house full of cats. At any given point in the day (or night), one will be crapping, one will be puking and one will be hacking up a hairball. If you are lucky it won't be anywhere where you are going to put your feet. LOL.

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The artist works as an illustrator and sand painter in Hamburg, Germany. The areas she prefers to work in are informative illustration, non-fiction illustration and editorial illustration. The artist describes her drawing style as versatile - made up of realistic, fine drawings and modern coloring.

Vernessa shared that she loves to create things with her imagination and to make people smile with little comics about real-life problems.

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According to the artist, all situations in these short comics are based on true events. "Sometimes I exaggerate the situations, so it gets funnier."

However, Vernessa's art collection not only consists of black and white cat comics but colorful and vivid illustrations of people and animals as well. If you're interested in seeing more of her artworks, you can check out Vernessa's Instagram page as well as her website.

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Vernessa's works have been featured on Bored Panda before and the artist got a lot of your positive reactions and comments. If you want to look at the previous illustrations, you can do that by clicking here and here for more uplifting comics by Vernessa.

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Every night I go to bed and find out what my new positional assignment is.

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The 🤮 cat that shows up in several of these comics is so funny 😁

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2 years ago (edited) DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Don’t understand someone please explain (edit) thank you for explaining

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