ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel


Updated on March 3, 2013

Museum of Cat Art

I've been putting this one off for awhile....not sure why. Maybe it's because my 2 cats keep me so busy. I have a 16 pound black long hair named "BooKitty" and a 6 pound tuxedo kitty named "Squeaky". They do play an important role in our lives. So, I decided to do a Cat Art Museum as a part of my MO?A series. Cats are such fascinating creatures and they do have sleek lines that appeal to painters and sculptors, and I tried to assemble a varied collection of "cat art" to exhibit in this lens. I really hope that you enjoy looking at it.

Clicking on the images will usually take you to the originating website for further explorations.

An Amazing Bengal Cat Drawing

This very nice drawing was done by Jeroen van Neijhof from Holland. If you'd like to see more of his work, just click on the image.

A Study of Cats - Eugene Delacroix

Here is a nice drawing titled "Study of Cats" by French artist Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863).

A Siamese in Pen and Ink

I found this nice pen and ink drawing out there on the web. It was done by an artist named Gordon Punt, from Boulder Colorado. This Siamese cat drawing was originally done with pen and ink on paper in 2011. Click on the image to see more of his work.

Yellow Cat

A nice yellow cat that seems to have been sculpted in paper mach. Don't have a lot of info on this one, but I couldn't resist including it in this collection. :)

Ancient Egyptian Cat

Here is an elegant, regal, cat sculpture done by an unknown Egyptian sculptor. It is part of the collection of art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

A Cat by Visscher The Engraver

You are looking at one of the most famous print ever done of a cat, in 1694 by artist/engraver Cornelis Visscher. Visscher did engravings of his own ideas as well as other artist's designs. A unique job in 17 century Holland due to the fact that most artist's preferred etching over engraving. His work doesn't seem to be in demand today but his contemporaries and later collectors sought after his work.

Cat Stretching (Sculpture)

An importer is selling these very enticing cat sculptures at a very reasonable price. Click on the image to get more information.

Amazing Feline Sand Sculpture

Here is an amazing feline sand sculpture by Australian sand sculptor Christina Mija who puts her on spin on "Alice in Wonderland" with an exhibit featuring Alice, the Chelshire Cat and the Caterpillar at the Creepy Crawlies Sand Sculpting Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia on the Frankston waterfront.

Cat Drawing by Pablo Piccaso

I found this nice cat drawing by Pablo Picasso in a very unlikely place. It's a coloring book website and you might enjoy looking at it (click on the image to go there).

A Cat Relief Sculpture

This is a nice relief sculpture of a cat done by artist/sculptor Becky Turner. Her studio is in Stanwood, Washington and she has spent most of her art career sculpting animals.

Affectionate Cat Illustration

This illustration is Figure 10 from Darwin’s "The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals". The caption reads “FIG. 10.—Cat in an affectionate frame of mind, by Mr. Wood.”

Cat Bench

This very old 6th century B.C. Clay bench depicts a panther (large cat) attacking a bull. Originally created in Western Greece, It was featured in Arthur Emmerich's catalogue: "Art of Ancient Italy, Etruscans, Greeks and Romans.

A Very Scary Photograph

Here is a very unique photograph of a Sphynx cat. It seems to be startled to the max. It actually startled me when I first saw it, but then I started laughing out loud. A lot of people don't care for the bare, hairless, look of this breed, but they make very superior show cats and breeders find them very desirable. Anyway, I felt this photo should be included in MOCA.

Remarkable Pencil Drawing

Here is a very sensitive pencil drawing by Australian artist Karen Hull. Click on the image to see more about her.

The Cat Scream

I did this digital drawing adapted from "The Scream" Edvard Munch (1863–1944) for a Cat Rescue Auction at The Red Bluff Art Gallery, a local art establishment. It sold, and hopefully helped to rescue some cats.

M. C. Escher Does A Cat

Probably as a relief from his usual intricate, mathematical, works of genius, M. C. Escher decided to do a very simple print of his cat in 1919. We are very glad that he did it.

New MOCA Guestbook Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • jnstewart profile imageAUTHOR

      John Norman Stewart 

      6 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      @Close2Art LM: Thanks for the blessing, Close2Art. I'll be checking out your lenses. Have a great day! :)

    • Close2Art LM profile image

      Close2Art LM 

      6 years ago

      Love the cat art, BLESSED

    • jnstewart profile imageAUTHOR

      John Norman Stewart 

      6 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      @anonymous: I really enjoy finding this art. Thanks for looking at it. :)

    • profile image


      6 years ago

      amazing art! so beautiful..

    • jnstewart profile imageAUTHOR

      John Norman Stewart 

      6 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      @SusanDeppner: Thanks Susan: and really appreciate all of your activities on my lenses.....Have a beautiful evening. :)

    • SusanDeppner profile image

      Susan Deppner 

      6 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I love the cat art!

    • profile image


      6 years ago

      Very interesting

    • jnstewart profile imageAUTHOR

      John Norman Stewart 

      6 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      @laurenrich: Thanks again Laurenrich. :)

    • jnstewart profile imageAUTHOR

      John Norman Stewart 

      6 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

      @ismeedee: My pleasure. Thanks for visiting. :)

    • profile image


      6 years ago

      Great lens. Thanks

    • ismeedee profile image


      6 years ago

      Love this lens- I'm mad on cats! Great stuff here!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)