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Let’s Not Forget That ’70s White House Cat. 
Image: Amy Carter poses with her doll house and cat, Misty Malarky Ying Yang, 02/03/1978. Source: U.S. National Archives.

Let’s Not Forget That ’70s White House Cat

Image: Amy Carter poses with her doll house and cat, Misty Malarky Ying Yang, 02/03/1978. Source: U.S. National Archives.

From the U.S. Naval Institute’s Cats and the Sea Services page:

Two cats pose in the breech of a 4” caliber naval gun of an unidentified ship prior to World War One.

From the U.S. Naval Institute’s Cats and the Sea Services page:

Two cats pose in the breech of a 4” caliber naval gun of an unidentified ship prior to World War One.

Katje in fototoestel (kitten in camera), undated, by Willem van de Poll (1895-1970). Source: Nationaal Archief (The Netherlands).

Katje in fototoestel (kitten in camera), undated, by Willem van de Poll (1895-1970). Source: Nationaal Archief (The Netherlands).

From my grandmother’s old negatives. Hartford, CT, early 1960s.

From my grandmother’s old negatives. Hartford, CT, early 1960s.

If anyone needs me, I’ll be in my office.
Cat Nap by Wooway1 on Flickr.

If anyone needs me, I’ll be in my office.

Cat Nap by Wooway1 on Flickr.

"Puppy leading pony cart carrying three kittens," by Harry Whittier Frees, ca. 1914. Via Shorpy.

"Puppy leading pony cart carrying three kittens," by Harry Whittier Frees, ca. 1914. Via Shorpy.