These lovely illustrations are from a children’s storybook, first published in 1940 and again in a 1980s deluxe edition. You can purchase the original vintage storybook pages to frame for your home from Etsy seller Paragon Vintage Prints for just $5 to $10 each.
Art & Illustration
Artist Donna Mibus is clearly inspired by all things mid-century modern, as well as feline! If you’re looking for some fun new artwork to brighten up your walls, then make sure to check out Donna’s work. Most of her fun portraits feature sleek cats seated on iconic mic-century modern furniture or in front of psychedelic backgrounds…. Read More
Here’s a great reason to take a trip to New York City this summer! The Japan Society is running a special exhibit called Life of Cats: Selections from the Hiraki Ukiyo-e Collection through early June and it looks like a spectacular event. This exhibit features 90 Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints from the Edo Period (1615-1867) along with paintings, sculptures and… Read More
This isn’t just another cat poster, it’s a 3-D cat poster! This adorable fluffy feline will come to life when you wear the appropriate eyewear, or it’s pretty cool to the naked eye. Put A Cat On It is the creation of Brooklyn-based Holstee. Their team creates unique, limited edition artwork that is meant to inspire… Read More
You probably know that I have a thing for black cats. I mean, they are the true Hauspanthers! I have two black cats myself and I’ve meet many others over the years. Although I do believe that there are some general categories of black cats that most can fit into (the Sneaky Black Cat, the Alpha Black Cat,… Read More
Portuguese illustrator Tiago Albuquerque is known for his bold graphics appearing in books, magazines and on packages. He captures the personalities of his subjects well, as seen here in Gatinhos. Just look at these characters! I see at lease four of my cats here. Gatinhos is available in three sizes as a poster or mounted canvas print from… Read More
Manchester-based design studio Dorothy recently released a series of art prints titled Rock ‘N Roll Zoo, featuring whimsical animal images inspired by the titles of songs from the history of popular music. The series includes three prints in The Cool Cats Collection: Cool for Cats by Squeeze, The Love Cats by The Cure and Tiger Feet by Mud…. Read More
I’ve been doing some redecorating lately and I pulled out one of my most favorite pieces, a reproduction of the Persian cat sculpture by Richard Recchia. Apparently, when this sculpture was first exhibited in Boston in 1931 it was quite controversial due to it’s abstract nature. Over time it has become a cherished classic. You can purchase a… Read More
If you’re a fan of illustrator Bob Staake, then you’re going to NEED this poster! It’s Bob’s 99 Cats (And One Dog) poster featuring 99 whimsical cat illustrations with one dog hiding in the mix. The poster measures 23″ x 35″ and is available exclusively through bobstaake.com for $24.99. Can you find your cat(s) in there?