2023 Author: Alex Livingston | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 11:39
The world is full of wonderful and strange museums. But did you know that in Holland, exactly in Amsterdam, there is a museum dedicated to cats. With works of art inspired by cats, from sculptures, posters, paintings and statues. The museum is called KattenKabinet. Definitely a popular destination for all cat lovers.
The museum was founded in 1990 by Bob Meijerin in memory of John Pierpont Morgan, his inseparable cat. It houses many objects that are somehow related to the world of cats.
The museum contains works of art dedicated to cats, such as sculptures, statues, paintings, posters, but also various accessories and even reproductions of coins with their effigy along with dedicated poems.
Inside the museum there is also an unmissable section dedicated to themed books.
However, the museum is not only for cat lovers, you can also find works of art of the caliber of Picasso inside.
The structure where the museum is located is a luxurious seventeenth-century Baroque-style residence. It is all located on one floor, as the owner lives upstairs with his family and obviously with his five cats who also wander around the rooms.
The museum isn't that big. It comprises four rooms. Full of sculptures, statues, paintings, posters and cats in flesh and blood, wandering around the various rooms.
Or they can be admired on the sills of the large windows, at other times they can be positioned comfortably on the sofas.
So dear cat lovers, if you decide to take a trip to Amsterdam, you absolutely cannot miss a visit to this museum which is nothing short of fantastic!
Incredible but true, not only cats in ancient times were revered as gods, they protected humans by hunting mice and snakes, but they also had a reference goddess, Bastet the cat goddess . With a lot of city dedicated to her. There city He was called Bubastist , and was located southeast of the modern city of Zagazig.
It will open in November on the occasion of the Black Cat Day, the first museum dedicated to black cats , the "Black Cat museum", thanks to the Italian Association for the Defense of Animals and the Environment. Naples will be the city that will host the museum dedicated to the most maligned cat in the world.
For the uninitiated, today Thursday 8 August is The World Cat Day , or the international day dedicated to our four-legged friends, i cats ! True, many of you may have been surprised by this information, because in Italy the day dedicated to felines is celebrated on February 17th.
Have you ever visited a museum and to visit its works and galleries? If the answer is yes then you will already know what we are talking about otherwise don't worry, you will have your first experience here with us and these adorable cats .
There are plenty of toys for the Kitty, some more traditional and others hyper-technological. Yet choose gods wooden toys for cats it is never a bad choice: they are simple but ingenious and stimulate their natural feline instinct, making them have a lot of fun!