July 2014 - Traveling Cats - Travel Pictures of Cats

Cat from Yangon {Myanmar}

Paya Shwedagon Yangon Myanmar

Resident cat of the Paya Shwedagon in Yangon, Myanmar. However, when this picture was taken, Yangon was still called Rangoon and Myanmar was known as Burma. The Shwedagon Pagoda is 99 meters high (325 ft) and completely gilded. It's the oldest pagoda in the world.
This cat picture was previously published in the photo book CHATS AUTOUR DU MONDE.


cats photo book

Cats from Bålsta {Sweden}

Turkish Van cat with bow tie
Turkish Van cat with open mouth
Turkish Van cats from Sweden
Turkish Van cats pictures
Turkish Van cats pictures

Traveling Turkish Van cats spotted in Bålsta, Sweden. Bålsta is a small town situated close to Stockholm. The famous Swedish actor, musician and artist Lasse Aberg has opened a museum here.

Cat pictures submitted by: Susanne Wikström

Cat from Kampong Cham {Cambodia}

Kampong Cham market

Traveling cat spotted at a market in Kampong Cham. Despite being the third largest city of Cambodia, it's rather poor with few modern buildings. Markets are common here, but many health hazards have been attributed to them.

Cat picture: Worldly Cats

Cat from Lenoir {USA}

Cat vs Snake
Cat vs Snake
Cat vs Snake

Traveling cat spotted in Lenoir, a small city located in the Blue Ridge foothills in North-Carolina, USA. The kitty's name is Ana and she's the cat of author Amber Daulton (LIGHTNING OVER BENNETT RANCH).

Lightning Over Bennet Ranch


Cat from Rome {Italy}

Spanish Steps Rome Italy

Traveling cat spotted in front of the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy. This famous stairway of 135 steps is the widest in Europe and links the Piazza Trinità dei Monti and the Piazza di Spagna.
Cat picture by Giancarlo Gasponi, author of the photobooks Rome Revealed, Rome: Water and Stone, Portrait of Rome and Rome: Fascination of Art and History.

Cats from Saint-Paul-de-Vence {France}

cat drinking from fountain
cat picture of the day
cat picture of the day

Traveling cats spotted in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France. One of the most picturesque medieval towns on the French riviera, Saint-Paul-de-Vence is built upon a massive rock and is home to many narrow alleys, fountains, gardens and squares. From the town walls you have stunning views over the Côte d'Azur and the sea.

Cat picture: Stray Cat Spotter

In other news, Traveling Cats has been featured in this month's issue of Your Cat magazine. Make sure to get your copy now. You can see a scan of the article on our Traveling Cats in the Press page.

Your Cat magazine

Cat from Petra {Lesbos}

Monastery of Petra Lesbos Island

Traveling cat spotted in Petra on Lesbos Island. Behind the cat, at the summit of a rock, rises the church of the Virgin Mary Glikofilousa. This protected monument is Petra's most important site.

Cat picture submitted by: Stephan Jankovic

Cats from Saint-Georges-sur-Loire {France}

Chateau L'épinay Saint-Georges-sur-Loire

Does spending the night in a castle in the French countryside sound enchanting?

What if I tell you that two feline assistants will be serving you there?

Are you interested?

In that case, welcome to Château de l'Epinay in Saint-Georges-sur-Loire, France.

château de l'epinay

This remarkable castle, whose history stretches back to the 13th century, and its first fortifications perhaps even to 1000 AD, is surrounded by a gorgeous green setting. The luxurious rooms, spa, delicious Italian cuisine, and the outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi are known all over Europe.

In the neighborhood, you'll find the amusement park Puy du Fou, the route of Anjou wines, the Jean Lurçat museum, Terra Botanica, Bio Parc, Carré Cointreau, and several other castles.

château de l'épinay saint georges sur loire

But it's the castle's resident cats, Leo and Blackie, that made this destination famous thanks to their inclusion in Rachael McKenna's gorgeous photo book The French Cat. Don't you think that these privileged cats are more prince and princess-like than village cats?

If you're interested to book your stay with Leo and Blackie, you can do so here.


saint-georges-sur-loire

Cat pictures: The French Cat by Rachael Hale McKenna.

cat pictures book

Cat from Ruhengeri {Rwanda}

volcanoes national park rwanda
Volcanoes National Park Rwanda
Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Traveling cat spotted in the Volcanoes National Park in Ruhengeri, Rwanda.
The park became known because zoologist Dian Fossey used it as a base for her research on the mountain gorillas. Fossey's life was portrayed on the big screen in the movie Gorillas In The Mist, named after her autobiography.

Cat pictures submitted by: Noël Taylor

Cats from Hallstatt {Austria}

Hallstatt church pictures
hallstatt austria
hallstatt austria stunning view
Hallstatt Austria images

Traveling cats spotted in Hallstatt, in the Salzkammergut region of Austria. With its lake and picturesque mountain backdrop, Hallstatt is considered by many as one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Previous mountain cats: Cat from Montpellier, France / Cat from Perroix, France / Cat from Zurich, Switzerland

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