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Cat on Moon

pc poes rozen 1923 by janwillemsen, via Flickr

“Print shows on the left, a cat, representing Pope Pius VI, and on the right, a rooster, representing Napoleon I, holding a bundle of dried twigs and telling the cat to retract its claws, resulting in the Treaty of Tolentino.”

Réunion des musées nationaux

Brassaï: Chat Colette, 1938. Source: Centre Georges Pompidou, via Réunion des Musées Nationaux.

Barbara Morgan. Doug and Toad. 1942

Frank Eugene: Frau Ludwig von Holwein, 1910. Source: Musée d’Orsay, via Réunion des musées nationaux.

John Jr. and Caroline surprise their dad, President John F. Kennedy, in the Oval Office here in this Halloween 1963 photo. What makes this photo even more poignant was that a mere three weeks later, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963.

Loran Smith: Seeing Eye Cat, February 1947. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Animal locomotion. Plate 716 by Boston Public Library, via Flickr

Canecutters relax on a verandah at Innisfail by State Library of Queensland, Australia, via Flickr

Can you believe we once outsourced our laundry to these types?

postk5042-klein by roger.laute, via Flickr

pc meisje volendammer muts poes 1909 by janwillemsen, via Flickr

brievenschrijver by the ghost of me, via Flickr

Silver black foxes raised by cat. Tignish, Prince Edward Island, 1914. Source: Library and Archives Canada.

cat and mouse by the ghost of me, via Flickr

Kitten Playing Piano by State Historical Society of North Dakota, via Flickr

From the book Sam by Edward Quigley (photographs) and John Crawford (text), 1937. Via janwillemsen on Flickr.

granny asleep by the ghost of me, via Flickr

Cat and Dolls in a Pram by ChrisWarren1956, via Flickr

Member of the Canadian Women’s Army Corps holding a cat next to young man and woman seated on couch, 1944. Source: Library and Archives Canada.

Woman and Cat.jpg by akrausha, via Flickr

Kitten and Rabbit at Piano by State Historical Society of North Dakota on Flickr. Photo by Nancy Hendrickson, undated.

Loran Smith: Seeing Eye Cat, 1946. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.