Wednesday, October 15, 2008


I didn't even know they did this!!!!!!!!! Time to grab the neighbor's cat and get busy!!

Some of the paint jobs cost $15,000 and had to be repeated every 3 months as the cat's hair grows out. Must be nice to have $60,000 a year just to keep your cat painted!!

And people wonder why cats sometimes attack their owners!!

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sandjmac said...

From the UK: Call me old fashioned but YUKAMONDO! Cats are so lovely without painting them. How sad that you need to do that at all..... I expect its "just because you can".

Barbara said...

These are from WHY PAINT CATS by Burton Silver and Heather Busch, copyright 2002 Conclusion Trust. And dear sandjmac, the book talks a LOT about the ethnics of painting cats. Check it out if you can.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Barbara for that info. Here are the links to the book 'Why Paint Cats':

Preview at Google Books

Purchase at Amazon

jayneH said...

I actually think its quite mean to paint these already beautiful animals, but thats just my opinion and worth just what you paid for it.

Priscila Vertamatti said...

OMG guys, DO NOT believe in that kind of stuff! It's totally PHOTOSHOPPED images! The artwork, ohh yes, it's amazing, great impressive photoshop skills, but NO, these cats were NOT actually painted.

Any digital artist and cat lover like me KNOWS that.

1. If you look closely you notice most of the paint does not even match the correct anatomy of a cat (especially those close-ups with painted ears and eyes.. and the one with the USA flag, totally gives it away.. the black and white ones also look awfully flat).

2. Most colors are unrealistic.

3. No cat would EVER keep still to be allowed to be painted (with such detailed artwork) so yes, they would have to be made uncounscious first.. then would have to put some plastic on the cat to create details.. and lastly the paint could be awfully toxic for the cat.. so if PETA hasn't done anything about that, then it's probably not true.

4. Don't believe in that book, it's a real book but totally a SPOOF. People trying to make money, so don't believe everything you read..

(not to mention that it would be IM-POS-SI-BLE for the desk to be awfully clean like that..after paiting a cat for like 4 hours.. just FYI...)

thatdietcokegirl said...


Ok the girl with purply-green streaks n cat to match kinda looks pretty but omg you are all mad and its wrong to paint your lovely kitties. STOP AT ONCE!!!

Ron said...

Hey Priscila Vertamatti, you're totally a moron. They're not photoshopped. Since painting a cat doesn't hurt them, why the fuck would PETA give a damn? Next time you're at a book store (My guess is 'never') look for the book, Why Paint Cats by Burton Silver and Heather Busch that was mentioned above The book is real, the artwork is real, and this is a real hobby people partake in. Just because your limited imagination cannot comprehend it, doesn't mean it's not real. God help us if we had to live in the world limited by your imagination, that would suck.

Binair said...

Okay okay read this

It IS spoof, so no need for anyone to abuse others and get all emotional about it. There is something called Photoshop, it can do amazing things. Please don't always believe what is on the internet or in books. Anyone can get anything printed.

Priscila Vertamatti said...

@ Ron - HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Are you one of those people that watch Transformers and think they are real??! Indeed, you have a VERY strong imagination!! Congratulations!! Hey did you also know plastic flowers are made of plastic??
Even though cats MAYY be painted, most of these pictures here ARE photoshopped. And NO, I don't believe in everything I read/see. It's ok, one day you'll grow up. It'll happen for you too.

shay264 said...

While the book is real, the book is a spoof -- and was meant for fun. It's always a good idea to check these things out on or Here's what Snopes has to say: