If I had to describe cats in one word, that word would definitely be mysterious. I mean, one minute they're curling up next to you and purring, and the other - running off to explore who knows what. So there's is definitely no arguing with the fact that cats' lives are full of mystery and mischief. Which is why black and white photography suits the mysterious feline friends of ours just perfectly.

Below, Bored Panda has put together a list of stunning black and white photos of cats. The photos are both mysterious and full of mischief, just like the cats are themselves. Keep on scrolling to take a look and don't forget to vote for your favorites.

#1

Black Night

Denis Lamblin Report

Fachri Reza 3 years ago

toothless, is that you?

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#2

Mysterious Cat

Subway-M Report

Deanna Beckers 3 years ago

"We are Siamese if you please...we are siamese if you don't please..."

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#3

Mysterious Cat

h0i-im-rei Report

Alyssa Vaisey 3 years ago

I envision this cat telling ghost stories around the "campfire."

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#4

Mysterious Cat

Laia Report

G. 3 years ago

At first I think it was a tarantula

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#5

Mysterious Cat

Alex Onions Report

Tascha Passion 3 years ago

am savage .. roar

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#6

Mysterious Cat

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Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

Ha! It looks like his waiting to be interviewed anonymously!!

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#7

Breakfast

Francois Casanova Report

MD 3 years ago

How do you even line up a shot like that. That's crazy

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#8

Mysterious Cat

J. Ota Report

Daria B 3 years ago

This one had me play James Bond style music in my head.

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#9

Mysterious Cat

Ruggiero Scardigno Report

Carlos Amorós 3 years ago

Cartier Bresson

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#10

Mysterious Cat

João Domingues Report

Mary Frank 3 years ago

He needs a beret and a long cigarette. I shall call him Pepe!

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#11

Mysterious Cat

Massimo Della Latta Report

Mary Frank 3 years ago

Looks more like an illustration than a photo.

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#12

Mysterious Cat

Monika Malek Report

Kathrin Earthbindress 3 years ago

So small and so precious..

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#13

Mysterious Cat

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Amritha Lawrence 3 years ago

Potted cats

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#14

Mysterious Cat

Alicia Rius Report

Frimpong Poku-Dankwa 3 years ago

Kitty Galore!

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#15

Gatekeeper

Zoran Milutinovic Report

Tascha Passion 3 years ago

" keep on staring... you will do whatever i tell you to"

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#16

Mysterious Cat

Pierre Adnin Report

Dawn Orning 3 years ago

Those eyes, that face, beautiful.

#17

Mysterious Cat

Liudmila Wilchevskaya Report

Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

I can seeeee you!!!

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#18

Mysterious Cat

David Charouz Report

Rebecca Heyburn 3 years ago

Almost looks human

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#19

Mysterious Cat

mortisthecat Report

Farnady Judit 3 years ago

That's not b&w. I love it.

#20

Mysterious Cat

Umran Inceoglu Report

Leanna Arcturus 3 years ago

This is beautiful!!

#21

Mysterious Cat

Aleksandr Antonov , Jure Kravanja Report

Kathrin Earthbindress 3 years ago

Little Dancer!

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#22

Mysterious Cat

Hassan Saeed Report

Kathrin Earthbindress 3 years ago

HEY, Human! Did you know that the neighbours are growing catnip in their garden? 😂😂😂

#23

Mysterious Cat

Doron Nissim Report

Adrianne Smedley 3 years ago

Not in front of my friends, mom!

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#24

Mysterious Cat

David Brand Report

Jovana Curic 3 years ago

<3

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#25

Mysterious Cat

Don Jacowbski Report

Kim Guereschi 3 years ago

Let me in!!!!

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#26

Mysterious Cat

Felicity Berkleef Report

Grace Barclay 3 years ago

The stunning beauty of a feline!

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#27

Mysterious Cat

Veronika Klimonova Report

Aly Lopez 3 years ago

Back cats are beautiful

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#28

Mysterious Cat

Francesco Attardo Report

Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

Amazing gaze!! Hypnotic!

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#29

Mysterious Cat

Val D’Aquila Report

Val D'Aquila 3 years ago

My pretty Ambie-girl! :) She's not as pathetic as she looks like the picture; she could have jumped up and gone around a corner to get inside.

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#30

Mysterious Cat

haur Report

LaurieAnn Charest 3 years ago

Gorgeous pic!!!

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#31

Mysterious Cat

alexgphoto Report

Deborah Hughes 3 years ago

Head over heels!

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#32

Mysterious Cat

Felicity Berkleef Report

Ranu Garg 3 years ago

This reminds me of the book 'The windup bird chronicle'. Will make a great cover for the book..

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#33

Mysterious Cat

Sebastian Gruia Report

Meeow 3 years ago

Like a black panther

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#34

Mysterious Cat

Report

Meeow 3 years ago

Look like in the movie scene

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#35

Alley

Koichi Yoshii Report

Pan Da 3 years ago

I feel like, he will be transported to another world if he jumps on that puddle!

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#36

Mysterious Cat

Dhruv Aggarwal Report

Anna Bertane 3 years ago

Those ears!!!

#37

Mysterious Cat

Felicity Berkleef Report

Tami Arens 2 years ago

Peek-a-boo!! What a sweet smile!

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#38

Mysterious Cat

Amy Covington Report

Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

Metro Goldwyn Meyer lion in the making!

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#39

Mysterious Cat

wakoo22 Report

Ranu Garg 3 years ago

So good !

#40

Mysterious Cat

Victor Bezrukov Report

Katherine Dagold 3 years ago

I want him. Binx or Jiji would be his name

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#41

Mysterious Cat

Milos Jovanovic Report

Kelley Hanss 3 years ago

Such a sweet tiny face

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#42

Mysterious Cat

Keren Segev Report

Roselien van den Boogaard 3 years ago

'Do NOT do that againnn... NEVER!!! '

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#43

Mysterious Cat

Black Lab Pictures Report

Taimoor Malik 3 years ago

Six feet under

#44

Mysterious Cat

Kevin Law Report

Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

Just stay there. Don't you move!

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#45

Mysterious Cat

Keren Segev Report

Daria B 3 years ago

Alice in Wonderland.

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#46

Mysterious Cat

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Aly Lopez 3 years ago

Cat eyes. Can't stop staring....

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#47

Mysterious Cat

Monika Malek Report

Griselle Lugo 3 years ago

Can you hear me now?? I said open the door!!

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#48

Mysterious Cat

Jennifer MacNeill Report

Jenni Flower 3 years ago

Romeo and Juliet !

#49

Mysterious Cat

Aleksey Ivanov Report

Jovana Curic 3 years ago

:D

#50

Mysterious Cat

usyaka Report

Adrianne Smedley 3 years ago

cool. the shadow looks like a bear!

#51

Mysterious Cat

Igor Baranov Report

Katherine Dagold 3 years ago

no mr bond i expect you to pet me

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