I'm not sure where these cats first showed up (maybe
the New Yorker), but they certainly have me as a fan. When I was quite
young, my grandmother gave me a down quilt with these cats, dressed in
red canvas sneakers, traipsing all over it. I've still got the quilt, but
the cover is long gone. I also had a stuffed version of the same sneakered
cat, but I have no idea where it is either.
I hope you share the appreciation of these cats, and their cartoonist B. "Hap" Kliban.
I have 31 of the cartoons that I have chosen to exhibit
on my page, ignoring any copyright legislation, hoping that nobody will
bother me. Half the coloured ones appear on this page, and half on a second.
The classic black and white ones have two pages of their own. One
and Two. I hope they are easy enought to see.
Some details are obscured because they are somewhat small.