Shelter Photography and Friendly Poem Reminders

Marjan Debevere, an amateur photographer, has lived in London, England for the past 23 years, but she is originally from Bruges, Belgium. When not taking beautiful photos of shelter cats, Marjan studies Feline Behaviour and Psychology.

Let’s meet Marjan now and also find out what the poem reminders are all about! Continue reading “Shelter Photography and Friendly Poem Reminders”

Capturing the Beauty of Cats: Photography by Sabrina Boem

In the coming weeks, I will be introducing you to Sabrina Boem, an amateur photographer in Italy, who has found a passion for photographing stray and shelter cats.

As we meet her through a series of upcoming posts, each with a different photography focus (all cat-related, of course), Sabrina will also tell us of heartwarming stories that Continue reading “Capturing the Beauty of Cats: Photography by Sabrina Boem”

Adoption Tails: Choosing Black Cats

Today’s post is the kickoff to my Adoption Tails series. Each post will focus on a different aspect of adoption or something to consider when adopting a cat. And what better month to start this series than in June, which is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! So, let’s get started with the series and look at an often overlooked color of cat when it comes to adoptions. Continue reading “Adoption Tails: Choosing Black Cats”

“Passions” with Photographer Marianna

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Marianna and her cat, Arthur.

In April, I did a profile on Marianna, an amateur photographer in Vicenza, Italy, who photographs stray cats and also does her part to help homeless cats find their forever homes. You can read her first profile here and learn more about what she does for stray and rescued cats.

With her love for cats and photography, Marianna started a project she calls Passions. Marianna tells us about her project, where she photographs professions from singers and writers to artists and dancers – with cats!

Marianna is quick to point out that all of her pictures are taken with respect for each cat, nothing is pretend or forced. She creates Continue reading ““Passions” with Photographer Marianna”

Kitty Close-up: Dan Sandy and his 58,000 feline photos

By day, Dan Sandy has been a Computer-Aided Drafter for the past 14 years and is currently a Technical Designer (CADD) in Northeastern Ohio. But Dan doesn’t just use his skills to make maps, blueprints and other technical schematics, he also volunteers at the Cleveland Animal Protective League and takes photos of their shelter cats. He has been volunteering and photographing at Cleveland APL since August 2009.

A conversation with Dan

Dan Sandy - PhotographerPlease explain a little bit about Cleveland APL:
Located in the Tremont area of Cleveland, the Cleveland Animal Protective League relies solely on donations and program fees to investigate and prosecute animal cruelty in Cuyahoga County and assist nearly 15,000 homeless animals a year through a variety of progressive programs. The Cleveland APL has been creating “happily ever afters” in Northeast Ohio since 1913. Continue reading “Kitty Close-up: Dan Sandy and his 58,000 feline photos”