Whether a quiet companion, napping partner or loving listener, cats give us the welcome gift of their calm presence. The artists featured below have managed to capture the cat human bond in all its touching beauty.
My parents just had their bathroom beautifully renovated. Since they’re cat lovers (of course), I thought adding a bit of cat bathroom decor would be a thoughtful gift to bless their new space.
After all, the bathroom is really the cat’s domain, right? Whether drinking from the faucet, unrolling toilet paper, or sleeping in the sink, cats love the bathroom. I can’t remember the last time I didn’t see that little paw under the door when I was trying to get some privacy…
As I began searching for the perfect gift, I realized my Kitty Curator readers might enjoy shopping with me! Check out my finds and let me know what you like in the comments. Scroll to the bottom to see what I chose for my parents’ gift.
April 30th is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Rescuing cats (and dogs!) is a cause near and dear to my heart, so Kitty Curator is celebrating the occasion by hosting a special giveaway!
You could win a beautiful pet portrait from artist Kayla Erickson + a $25 donation to the animal shelter of your choice. I’d also love to profile the winner’s final portrait in an upcoming blog post. Make your cat famous!
Choosing a pet portrait artist is no easy task! You want the finished portrait to capture your pet’s personality and be a beautiful addition to your home. If you’ve never commissioned a piece of art, it can feel a little daunting. Not to worry!
With the help of several experienced pet portrait artists, I’ve compiled eight questions that will give you the confidence to find and choose the perfect artist. Once you’re ready, don’t forget to check out my Pet Portrait Directory with over 80 talented artists.
Frida Kahlo was an influential Mexican painter, best known for her self-portraits. As a feminist icon and animal lover, it’s not surprising that many artists have chosen to depict Frida with cats, or as a cat herself. In one of her most famous works, Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, she has a black cat on her shoulder.
Today’s post is dedicated to my sweet Siamese cat, Buster, who crossed the bridge about seven years ago. His story with me began as many cat stories do – a stray that wandered into my heart.
I’m so pleased to introduce the wonderful cat artist, Dora Hathazi Mendes. She was kind enough to share her story as part of my new “Cat as Artist’s Muse” series. I thought Kitty Curator readers would enjoy learning about the cat-artist bond, and how this relationship inspires their beautiful artwork.