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World at a Glance: Hot kitty in Brussels

When I began a sporadic little series Cats of the World a few years ago, this hot pink spandex cat on a bike in Brussels is not the type of cat I had in mind. Cats are indeed photogenic creatures, and so is this kitty. No surprise, really, that this kitty is indeed in Brussels, [...]

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Torre Argentina: Cats among Roman ruins

By Alexandra Redisch and the stray cats in Rome If you, like me, have a tendency to wander about new cities with no special purpose or goal, you sometimes end up at the most amazing places. Not having a defined destination is liberating to me. The goal itself is to wander and experience the feeling [...]

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Pets, pools and pennies at the Hemingway House, Key West

The Hemingway House: A story about Ernest Hemingway could easily include subtitles about his books, his children, his wives, his travels, his cats…

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The Devil’s Wedding and the cats of Tallinn

About time for a new installment of the infrequent Cats of the World series and today we’ve come to the cats of Tallinn, the adorable little capital of Estonia. Tallinn’s UNESCO-listed wonderful old town is a spooky, exciting place – full of lore. The Devil’s Wedding is perhaps the most famous legend. If you ever [...]

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Conwy Castle and Cat

This instalment in the Cats of the World-series is from Northern Wales, from Conwy, home of the fortified Conwy Castle – one of King Edward’s four imposing (and very cool) castles here in Gwynedd. Conwy Castle… … and Conwy Cat This little tiger reminded me of Henry VIII – he strolled lazily around and allowed [...]

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Kuwaiti Cats

I thought I’d begin a new series – a sporadic one, but a series nonetheless: Cats of the world. First out are the cool cats of Kuwait.

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