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Famous Men Throughout History and Their Beloved Cats

Illustrator Sam Kalda, created Men and Cats: An Illustrated History. Profiling famous cat-loving men throughout history, from writers to fashion designers, the ongoing series includes the likes of Haruki Murakami, Karl Lagerfeld and Ernest Hemingway.

The Brooklyn-based illustrator casts some light on another part of the personalities of these men, showing them to be just as loving as they are thoughtful. Find out more on Kalda's website. Via: It's Nice That


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    Cartoon - fCATS and Теn PROFILESHISTORYS GREAT CAT-LOVING ARTISTS, ARITERS THINKERS and STATESMEN SAM KALDA
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    Mark Twain

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    Karl Lagerfeld

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    Freddie Mercury

    Poster - FREDDIE MERCURY MUSICIAN Possessing a four-octave range and flamboyant style both on and off stage, Freddie Mercury remains one of the most distinctive rock stars of the twentieth century. Born Farrokh Bulsara, he changed his name to Freddie Mercury soon after joining Queen, presumably in anticipation of his galactic rise to fame. Mercury was a cat man of the first order, deeply dedicated to his feline family throughout his life. His brood of cats included Oscar, Delilah, Miko, Romeo, a
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    Haruki Murakami

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    Joseph Spies

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    Edward Gorey

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    Jean Cocteau

    Art
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    Saul Steinberg

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    Edward Lear

    Text - EDWARD LEAR AUTHOR AND ARTIST Most people build their careers by making sense of the world-taking the messy, chaotic stuffof everyday life and organizing it into predictable patterns. However, there are also those who choose to go against the grain, mixing the predictable into strange combinations, resulting in delightful, consumable forms of nonsense. Edward Lear, poet and illustrator, is famous for such nonsense. His illustrated books compress silly, ribald thoughts into the neat packag
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    Paul Klee

    Product - PAUL KLEE ARTIST ERESI According to some animal behaviorists, house cats never really grow up. Through the domestication process, adult cats remain little Peter Pans, living in a permanent mental state of kittenhood. While some humans refuse to grow up-there's one in every family-there are those rare individuals who, as adults, attempt to channel the boundless imagination of childhood. For Swiss-born artist Paul Klee, the artwork of children served as a wellspring of inspiration for hi
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    Font - WHEN A MAN LOVES CATS TAM HIS FRIEND AND COMRADE ithout funther INTRODUCTION mark Funin
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