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:
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.
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.
You can find this ginormous mural in Raleigh, 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!
And this big fella is in Barcelona!