Tag Archives: Cats

Playground pets

4 Jun
Amsterdam painted animals murals street art

Watchful red

While in Amsterdam last weekend, I spent some time with my nephew and niece at one of the city’s many well-appointed playgrounds, in particular the one at Weteringschans, where gorgeous murals livened up the brick walls on one of its sides with some playground pets. Simply wonderful!

Amsterdam painted animals murals street art

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I <3 cats

3 Dec copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Smiley kitten – Carrer Grunyi

I <3 cats. And last Friday I met a really cute cat. It slipped into my front door as I was leaving to catch a flight. Not the best moment to meet a new cat, but I am glad to have met it, because it was a very pretty tabby, with a nice meow and, once it was a little calmer and approachable, seemed like a very friendly one.

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Contrasting cats – Carrer Volta dels Tamborets

My heart melted and I would’ve loved to keep it, but I had to be off, to catch that flight I mentioned earlier. What unfortunate timing, right? Long story short, I picked it up and put it back out on the staircase, where it sat, looking at me with its soft, sad eyes, meowing at me ever so softly and plaintively, while I made my way downstairs… Sigh, sigh, sigh!

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Kitties and cats

10 May copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Teeth bared – Carrer Picalquers

More finds from my wanders around Barcelona: kitties and cats that ‘live’ in the Old Town in their own particular stencil,  paper or handpainted versions – enjoy!

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

The couple – Carrer Vistalegre

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