Here are some unique Chinese cats – the beauty of felines paired with
the beauty of Chinese art.
What is so special about Chinese cat art? Felines make fantastic sources
of inspiration. It is no wonder that their unique beauty makes a perfect motif
for works of Chinese art.
The pieces shown below capture the elegance
and subtlety of their subjects. Needless to say, these cat-inspired Chinese
paintings make wonderful gifts for cat lovers.
Fun Facts about Chinese Art
- Brush painting and calligraphy are two types of Chinese
- Guo Hau, which means "native painting," is a type of Chinese painting
that uses natural ink instead of oils. It also uses the same techniques
used in calligraphy. However, Guo Hau also uses colored ink.
Paintings of Chinese Felines
These gorgeous works are brought to you in affiliation with:
ChineseArtStore.com - Chinese Art Store - Chinese Artworks.
Enjoy life… the feline way
Wall scroll depicting a beautiful blue-eyed cat
Cat in repose
Burst of color
Cat with flowers
A couple of kitties
A game of cat and mouse
Those gold fish look yummy
Cats with butterfly
Fun Chinese-cat stuff
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Abstract cat art
Anthropomorphic cat art
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- In 2007, a woman in China reported that her cat had grown wings.
But scientists indicated that the kitty was not a "cat angel". These
"wings" were rather a congenital deformity.
Read the full article.
- Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat is a popular children’s book by
Amy Tan. It follows the adventures of Sagwa, a member of a royal
family of cats. The book and its popularity inspired an animated series,
which aired on PBS Kids. This TV series consisted of 40 episodes.
- The Chinese money cat (also known as the Chinese lucky cat) is a
variation of the popular Maneki Neko, the Japanese lucky cat.