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Cats from Cairo {Egypt}

maadi cairo

Wanderlust and a sense of professional adventure took Lorraine Chittock to Cairo in 1991 to work as a magazine photographer. Her fascination with the camel trade culminated in the coffee-table book, Shadows in the Sand: Following the Forty Days Road, an account of her arduous trek along an ancient caravan route from Sudan into Egypt.

Cairo Cats looks at another creature which is as intrinsic a part of Egyptian culture as the camel. During her seven years in Cairo, she explored the nooks and crannies where the feline denizens of the city hide in order to obtain her intimate portraits of these wary inhabitants.

ataba cairo

Shop cat in Ataba.

bab al louk cairo

Near Sharia 'Abu 'Alam, Bab al-Louk.

nile river zamalek


  1. The mama with the babies is so precious.

  2. All great photos but Mum and the little ones is just too cute fur words!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  3. Thanks for sharing such incredible photos of cats from around the world. The momma cat with her kittens is just too much cuteness in one photo. Hope you are having a wonderful day. We can't wait to see what country will be next.
    World of Animals

  4. Going to Cairo in a few days, would love to see some of these cuteness.

    Emma and Buster

  5. So love your blog and so love cats and travel. Cairo holds a special place in our travel memories so really enjoyed today's post!

  6. Cats always find the best places to be. The one on the vent of the car bonnet looks very comfortable. #PoCoLo

  7. we returned from Cairo this evening, the cats do have a rather regal look about them #pocolo

  8. Poor kitties! I love them all! So precious!

  9. Thanks for sharing this tour experience guide of egypt with us, Egypt is often divided into two sections – Upper Egypt in the south and Lower Egypt in the north.

  10. Oh, those kittens Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

  11. Cute kittens! Thanks for sharing with #pocolo

  12. WOnderful tour experience of egypt, How cool is that? Egypt may be home to the world’s first fashion house. I wonder if they had their own brand as well.

  13. Hey there,
    Thanks for publishing this type of nice post.
    I like your post very much. Your all of articles are very helpful for me.
    I hope you keep posting this type of article...

  14. Good blog, amazing articles about travelling, thanks for sharing these all wonderful memories of travel tour.


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