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  • taylor arispe

    A cat carrying her kitten across the street stopping NYC traffic, July 29, 1925. vintage photograph. P.s. who else thinks the police man looks like the 9th doctor??

  • Mansi jain

    Cop stops a car to let a cat carrying her kitten cross the road. #NewYork

  • Skye

    New York, 1925. Police officer directing traffic stops all traffic to allow a mother cat to carry her tiny kitten safely across the street. (Scene from a once very different New York City).

  • World's Best Cat Litter

    Crazy Cat Ladies are everywhere! "July 1925, New York City: A policeman stops traffic so that a mother cat, carrying her kitten, can cross a busy street"

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Traffic suspended to let a cat carrying a kitten cross the street. July 1925, New York.

A cat carrying her kitten across the street stopping NYC traffic, July 29, 1925. vintage photograph.

It was a sunny summer afternoon, July 29, 1925. Harry Warnecke, a photographer for the New York News, got a phone tip that a cat trying to carry its kittens home was tying up traffic because a policeman had stopped the cars on a busy street (Centre Street) to allow it to cross.

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1904 Commerce Street taken from Barrow Street Manhattan -- a history of one New York City street name. by Simon Coconino, via Flickr

  • Lisa Ferin

    Hasn't changed much! I know this corner well. My aunt has lived on Barrow for decades.

Miami Street Cat.....GEEEZ THE PICKINGS ARE GETTING SLIM HERE IN MIAMI......THINK I'LL PAW IT ON OVER TO ORLANDO.......I HEAR THEY GET LOTS OF LEFT-OVERS FROM DISNEYLAND.....JUST SO THEY DON'T MAKE ME GO UP IN ONE OF THOSE STOMACH-CHURNING RIDES----YUCK----OH WELL--ANYTHING FOR A HANDOUT--THEY DON'T CALL ME "MINNIE" (OLD WALT WILL LOVE MY MONIKER) THE MOOCHER" FOR NOTHIN' YA KNOW!!!.....ccp

I love the look on this cats face. Mine looks at me like this all the time. I call it the "What? I do what I want" look

"If homeless cats could talk, they would probably say, give me shelter, food, companionship, and love and I'll be yours for life." --Susan Easterly Please adopt