When Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen moved to Hong Kong, he noticed something quite interesting about the traditional shops there - most of them have their own cats living inside!

So fascinated with this culture of shop cats, Heijnen couldn't resist photographing the feline fellows. He even created an Instagram account featuring the Chinese kitties and uploads new photos of them regularly. Shop cats, market cats, alley cats - he's captured them all! You can find his photos on Instagram or in his new book which will be launching at Blue Lotus Gallery in December together with his pop-up exhibition.

More info: Instagram | marcelheijnen.com (h/t: creativeboom)

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Jovana Dacic 2 years ago

took me a minute

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Amanda Panda 2 years ago

oh...herrro

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Adriana Luca 2 years ago

Hahahahahaha....

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Pi... 2 years ago

Camouflage level: 8000+

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Mary Jo Watson 2 years ago

Absolutely beautiful!

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Angelina Russo 2 years ago

Lol being one with the noodles

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Amanda Panda 2 years ago

He's sniffing something different, kitty

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Laura Ingles. 2 years ago

" The Boss.."

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Amanda Panda 2 years ago

"Free delivery" - cat

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Lianna Valdez 2 years ago

Off with my head if you must.

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