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los angeles cat show
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“Sauve Qui Peut" (roughly: "Every [kitten] for himself"). French Postcard. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

Sauve Qui Peut" (roughly: "Every [kitten] for himself"). French Postcard. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, fascinated by the water as she takes her first ride in a Chris Craft Continental inboard motorboat w. owner Charles Hipp (R) who is making sure she doesn’t have designs on taking a swim, on Possum Kingdom Lake.

Photograph by Joseph Scherschel, Graham, Texas, 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Blondie, the pet lion, fascinated by the water as she takes her first ride in a Chris Craft Continental inboard motorboat w. owner Charles Hipp (R) who is making sure she doesn’t have designs on taking a swim, on Possum Kingdom Lake.

Un grand malade. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

Un grand malade. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

TURBO CAT!
From a 16th-century German manuscript. Read all about it (and see lots of other ancient rocketry) on BibliOdyssey. 
Image source: peacay on Flickr.

TURBO CAT!

From a 16th-century German manuscript. Read all about it (and see lots of other ancient rocketry) on BibliOdyssey

Image source: peacay on Flickr.

Francis Miller: Laboratory cat and rat nap after a meal, November 1950. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Francis Miller: Laboratory cat and rat nap after a meal, November 1950. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Couple of things.
I like how this is a BOY dressed up as a witch.
And: “with black cat being THROWN onto him,” more like.
Image: Boy (6-7) dressed-up as witch in Halloween party with black cat jumping onto him. Source: Corbis.

Couple of things.

I like how this is a BOY dressed up as a witch.

And: “with black cat being THROWN onto him,” more like.

Image: Boy (6-7) dressed-up as witch in Halloween party with black cat jumping onto him. Source: Corbis.

When cats and rats put their noggins together, the result is Science.
“Cat and rat both press floor buttons at same time to make second gate drop out of the way.” Photograph by Francis Miller, November 1950. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

When cats and rats put their noggins together, the result is Science.

Cat and rat both press floor buttons at same time to make second gate drop out of the way.” Photograph by Francis Miller, November 1950. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Photograph by Grey Villet, May 1957; Kansas City, Kansas. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Little girl w. her kitten and brother looking on at wreckage after tornado.

Photograph by Grey Villet, May 1957; Kansas City, Kansas. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Little girl w. her kitten and brother looking on at wreckage after tornado.

Be careful!
Undated, photographer not specified. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Be careful!

Undated, photographer not specified. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

I don’t approve of what is going on here, but: Jesus Christ, kittens are cute.
3 kittens in kitchen by the ghost of me on Flickr.

I don’t approve of what is going on here, but: Jesus Christ, kittens are cute.

3 kittens in kitchen by the ghost of me on Flickr.