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how not to hold a cat
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the adventures of sam
gjon mili's cat blackie
monkey the cat and his hats
rabougri: chat de gouttiere
black cat auditions for tales of terror
los angeles cat show
spitalfields nippers
the krueger family
the trimpey family
cats in baskets and other containers
cats in motion
cats in labs
cats in wisconsin
cats in people clothes and/or doing people things
cats and dairy
cats and corn
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cats and non-cats
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Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York City, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.
Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York City, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.
Do you want to see some of the finest photographs ever taken? Go on over to the LIFE archive and search for Gjon Mili.
Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie being hugged by nightclub entertainer Maune de Revel. Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York City, 1946. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Do you want to see some of the finest photographs ever taken? Go on over to the LIFE archive and search for Gjon Mili.

Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie being hugged by nightclub entertainer Maune de Revel. Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York City, 1946. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili: Dancer Katherine Dunham playing w. Gjon Mili’s cat, Blackie, at Mili’s studio. New York City, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili: Dancer Katherine Dunham playing w. Gjon Mili’s cat, Blackie, at Mili’s studio. New York City, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York, NY, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Photographer Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie walking among empty drinking glasses left on top of piano after all-night jam session at his studio.

Photograph by Gjon Mili, New York, NY, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Photographer Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie walking among empty drinking glasses left on top of piano after all-night jam session at his studio.

Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Gjon Mili, New York, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Gjon Mili, New York, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Gjon Mili, New York, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Portrait of Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat. Gjon Mili, New York, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat, sitting on piano as Jennie Tourel, French opera star, sings. Gjon Mili, 1952. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blackie, Gjon Mili’s cat, sitting on piano as Jennie Tourel, French opera star, singsGjon Mili, 1952. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie playing w. toy mouse. Gjon Mili, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie playing w. toy mouse. Gjon Mili, 1943. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili, 1943: Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie sitting atop table held in unidentified man’s teeth. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Gjon Mili, 1943: Gjon Mili’s cat Blackie sitting atop table held in unidentified man’s teethSource: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.