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loves: you win if you guessed "pets" and "museums". Also books, art history, travel, British punk, Korean kimchi, bindis, martinis, and other things TBD. I will always make it very clear if a post is sponsored in any way. Drop me a line at thepetmuseum AT gmail.com !

Monday, February 23, 2009

the cat cabinet amsterdam

John Pierpont Morgan lived from 1966 to 1983, and lived happily in Amsterdam.
No of course not THAT Morgan. I mean the orange kitty who was the close buddy of Bob Meijer, and the inspiration for Meijer's Kattenkabinet, a museum devoted to cat artworks, established in Morgan's memory.

Here's the sort of English version of the Kabinet's homepage.

The collection includes work by Leonor Fini, Picasso, and Foujita (yay!), to name but a few. Also five resident cats, and Bob Meijer himself, who still lives up on the top floor. Here's a travel article telling more about the museum.

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