We know that a lot of you Pandas are huge cat fans. But how much do you love your cat? Would you be willing to pay for a professional photoshoot to capture your feline in all of its glory? Well, one Reddit user did just that and pictures of their cat Kazmir went viral online. People absolutely adored the photos and couldn’t get enough of them. The photoshoot cost the redditor 175 Canadian dollars (123 US dollars).

Bored Panda reached out to Sarah Bourque, the professional pet photographer from Canada who took the pictures of Kazmir, to learn about what it was like working together with the cat and to find out more about her awesome job.

“I was pleasantly surprised when Kazmir’s mom posted the photo we took at his photoshoot on Reddit and it got such a positive response. He’s a handsome fellow,” Sarah told us. Scroll down for our full in-depth interview with the pet photographer.

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A Reddit user posted pics of their cat Kazmir from a professional photoshoot outdoors in Canada

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The photos were very popular and people wanted to know who the photographer was

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Professional photographer Sarah Bourque told us that Kazmir was a wonderful model

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“Our photoshoot was on a blustery afternoon in January. We’d had some stormy weather but the sun peaked out just in the nick of time for us,” Sarah went into detail about the photoshoot. “I met Kazmir and his mom and dad at a local park where I knew there would be some lovely quiet spots for us to use.”

“Kazmir was used to being outside and was in his harness with a leash. We wanted him to be safe and comfortable so his personality would shine through. (I removed the leash and harness with photoshop so no one would know he was wearing it.)”

The photoshoot happened at a local park

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

Sarah complimented the cat and said that he was a “wonderful model,” had a “lovely personality,” and loved to explore.

“So, basically, I just followed him around like his personal paparazzi. We would guide him in the direction we wanted him and then I’d go up ahead and crouch down so I could get the photos as he approached.”

The photographer pointed out that it was very easy to photograph Kazmir. “I live on Vancouver Island and my pet photography is primarily out in nature, so I’m never lacking good photo spots or backgrounds.”

According to the photographer, taking snaps of Kazmir was very easy

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography

“The park we went to has a lovely area with moss-covered rocky perches to sit and across the street is the beach. We decided to do both locations for extra variety. I like to keep things simple and stay as close to eye level with my subject as possible. I want them to be at ease and happy.”

There were a lot of great backgrounds at the park for the pics

Image credits: Wally & Roops Pet Photography