Flashback Friday: Tarawa Atoll, 1943

Gin8zAeArne found this on Imgur/Reddit. “A U.S. Marine shares his water canteen with a kitten found under a burned-out Japanese tank during a break in the fighting on Tarawa. November, 1943. USNI Photo.”

Flashback Péntek

KV_29That would be “Flashback Friday” in Hungarian, which makes sense since the website it came from is also in Hungarian! Thanks to Vajda B.

Fényképezte: Ismeretlen: Cím nélkül, magángyűjtemény

Flashback Friday: Kitty. Prosh Kitty.

Sean-Connery-with-Cat“Spectre,” the 24th James Bond adventure, opens today in the US.

Flashback Friday: Felix The Cat (1927)

With Halloween coming up tomorrow, we thought this would be a great time to roll out this Felix The Cat Halloween cartoon from 88 years ago!

The Cute Overload Halloween 2015 Celebrayshe continues

Flashback Friday: Buzzer The Cat, 1912-1916

Buzzer the cat  1912 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/agc.7a16795Great article from Mashable on Gunther The Studio Cat. What’s a “Studio Cat,” you say? A fellow named Arnold Genthe had a NYC portrait studio WAY back in the day…

..and Buzzer was used as a “prop” with female subjects, to put them at ease.






Flashback Friday: Front Stoop, 1954

Clipboard01In Noo Yawk, and that’s all we’ve got to go on! Well, the year, the location, AND a pearl-handled revolver in that cowboy belt. The next Hopalong Cassidy? From the Twitter of @AwwwwCats.

Flashback Friday: London, 1930

13th February 1930:  A merry party of prize winning Sealyham Terriers from the  Eastfield Kennels at Bristol , seen here at Crufts Dog Show.  (Photo by Veale/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)“1930; A party of prize winning Sealyham Terriers at the Cruft’s Dog Show in London. Image: Veale/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images.” Via Mashable.

Flashback Friday: J.J. Morgan, 1950

J. J. MorganThere was a 1949 TV show called “A Couple of Joes.” (It only ran from October of 1949 to the summer of 1950; must have been one of the very first shows.) It starred two guys named Joe -geddit? And…a rather dour but friendly doggeh named J.J. Morgan! (Mashable Retronaut.)

J. J. Morgan;Laurie Collier;Bill Grady

Des bébés sur l'herbe avec un chien

Bébés sur l'herbe avec un chien

J. J. Morgan;Peggy Martin

J. J. Morgan

Mike Riley;J. J. Morgan

J. J. Morgan

Flashback Friday…At The Pearly Gates?

Peter“I don’t know who this man is, but I call him Peter because I envision him being the welcoming committee at the Pearly Gates. ‘Hi. Welcome to Heaven. We have puppies!‘ From my own collection of photos of people I don’t know with their pets. Thank you for the Cute!” -ShaSha.

Flashback Friday

Little-Girl-w-Belt“In Shetland they start knitting early; Little Chrissie Cheyne is wearing a knitting belt. ‘Girl with Cat,’ J. Peterson, 1939-46, © Shetland Museum, Lerwick, Shetland, #P03602.” From Principles Of Knitting.com, surely their first C.O. reference. Sent in by Arne.


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