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Cemetery Cats

Posted in Cats in Art with tags , , , , , , , on October 21, 2011 by Mj Rains

Artist quote: “there are hundreds of cats living in a cemetery of Sao Paulo…resting on the tombs…” ~ poivre

Lafayette Cemetery is located in Historical Gardens District. New Orleans, Louisiana. Location used in Anne Rice novels.  Lafayette Cemetery Cat by SalemCat

From what I’ve found there are many feral cats living in cemeteries. Perhaps it’s the warmth of the sun on the stone that attracts them to sit on the grave markers…or perhaps it’s something else altogether….

Artist note: “A black cat seen at the Pere-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. Cemetery Queen by marielf   

Sleeping cat in Yanaka cemetery in Tokyo. Photo: syna1

The cat in the cemetery by Bulentcalli. Taken in Istanbul.

Cemetery in London. Photo: thelost82

Black as a Cat
photo by Waterproof Velvet

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