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Photo Collection #1: Athenian Cats – Part 1

Photo Collection #1: Athenian Cats (and other animals) – Part 1

Cats-we know you love them. Oh yeah, and the other ones too. So here’s a collection of your favourite felines, dogs, and-oh sod it, just have a look.

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This was a beautiful tortoiseshell that was sitting just next to the Odeum of Herodes Atticus. Afterwards, she went for a bit of a lie down.

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A blurred closeup, but upon closer inspection I thought it was rather fitting.

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One of the many stray dogs just hanging about in Athens. This one chose the middle of the path.

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Here’s a closeup of a [monarch?] butterfly above the Acropolis.

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Partners in crime.

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This lovely ginger over here was considering going on a diet.

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A little robin looked at us suspiciously as we walked to the Plaka.

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‘I’ve been expecting you.’

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Some nice folks had left food and water out for the abundance of stray cats in the neighbourhood. It also provided a means of shelter from the pouring rain, like this little grey kitten was doing.

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One of the other kittens had something wrong with his eye.

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Next to the restaurant where we were having lunch that day, we met three kittens playing around in a nearby flowerpot.

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Did you know pigeons, like flamingos, can stand on one leg?

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Snub-nosed cat.

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Let’s end on a high note-demon dogs!

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(Nah, I’m kidding. It just barked a lot.)

More to come soon!

News and Announcements

·        Some sneaky stuff you can’t know about at the time being is going on; expect some slight tweaks to the blog!

·        Wow-Year 9 is busy! Should have some free time sometime soon but for now, I might just keep posting these photo collections, since they’re quite easy to cultivate. Sorry if you don’t like them that much-I’ll try my best to get something out (and hopefully my contributors will too!)

·        Also, I have a Twitter account-@Lady_Snowhawk. I will tweet every time something new has been posted, so keep updated! See you guys around!

~MW

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