10 Urban Art Cats Around the World

There are few things as fun as happening upon a cat sculpture or art piece while exploring a new city. So as you plan your summer vacation, how ’bout heading for a destination that features some urban cat art? Here are ten to consider….

The sculpture above is “Cats on the steps” in the UK. Delamore House is the former estate of Admiral Parker, one of the captains of the armada of Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar, which he received in 1859 as a wedding gift. And if you’re in York (also in the U.K.), you can have a little cat scavenger hunt looking for all of the cat sculptures hidden around the city:

 


This next one is in Russia:

Monument to the hunting cat in the Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.


Miami, AZ has a town center covered in painted cats.

The small town of Miami, AZ  has the best street art ever. Buildings in its town center are covered in painted cats like the one above.


Mural for Art in Public Places Fort Collins, Colorado

This house panther presides over activity in a park in Fort Collins, Colorado. artist: Susannah Franklin. 


Another house panther, this one by Nero One in Philadelphia.


Mural by Lisa Gaither

You can find this ginormous mural in Raleigh, NC.


One of the “pole cats” in Asheville NC.

Also in North Carolina, a number of cat sculptures decorate light poles in Asheville.


There are a number of cat art pieces featured in the city of Kuching, the capital of Sarawak and the gateway to Borneo. Its name means “cat” in Malay!


 

Ravel Cat, Barcelona

And this big fella is in Barcelona!

 

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Mousebreath Magazine is an award-winning online magazine that celebrates cats and the cat-centric lifestyle. Editor Karen Nichols is a popular conference speaker and writer, whose current project is The Cat Scout Handbook. She is also the denmaster at CatScouts.com.

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