The Colorful, Dancing, Psychedelic Cats of Louis Wain

Thanks to the the animators at Disney and Pixar, visual culture abounds with adorable critters that walk and talk just like we do. Yet it wasn’t until the late-19th century that such anthropomorphic animals were popularized, almost single-handedly, by a British illustrator named Louis Wain.

Louis Wain, A Summer Tea Party. Courtesy of Chris Beetles Ltd.

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You can order a dog on room service at this pet-friendly hotel

Hotels can be lonely places. You’re sleeping in the same building as loads of other people, but if you’re staying alone, you might feel a little isolated, especially as you’re probably staying far from your home, pets and pals.

You can order a dog on room service at this pet-friendly hotel

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just whistle and have a doggo come hang out with you?

Well, one hotel in San Francisco lets you do just that!

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Photographer captures unique beauty of furless Sphynx cats | Daily Mail Online

Just simply WOW!  Some of these photographs are absolutely stunning. What an amazing job at highlighting such a unique creature.

To some, they are the most beautiful and majestic creatures, to others, they look like the kittens that survived a nuclear apocalypse.

These photographs show the unique beauty of the Sphynx cat, a breed known for its complete lack of fur.

They have been shot by Alicia Rius, a Catalonian photographer based in Los Angeles, California.

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Photographer captures unique beauty of furless Sphynx cats | Daily Mail Online

Volunteer photography group helping homeless pets find forever homes | Stuff.co.nz

I’ve been a huge advocate for this idea for years – so glad to see it happening.  Now we just need more to do this.

Kiwi photographers are snapping up the chance to help rescue animals find forever homes, thanks to a new Facebook initiative.The New Zealand Photographers for Animal Rescue group is a volunteer based enterprise putting rescue animals in touch with amateur and professional photographers.The resulting images – often captured by professionals – are helping the homeless pets put their best paws forward as they seek adoption.

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