Feline art: High-minded cats recreate series of masterpieces with a little help from their owners
19:52 GMT, 3 December 2012
It is not just humans that appreciate classic art. These adorable cats have been showing they are also big fans of impressionism.
The moggies – with a little help from their owners – have been doing their best to recreate a series of masterpieces, including works by Salvador Dali, Titian and Edgar Degas.
The feline friends strike a selection of poses with ease, whether lying effortlessly on their sides or looking intently in the mirror.
Feeling blue: This wide-eyed moggie does a good impression of Richard E. Miller's Woman In Blue Dress
Cat nap: A sleepy feline mirrors Joseph Ducreux's classic 1783 self portrait with a massive yawn
Room with a view: There is plenty to stare at in this copy of Salvador Dali's Woman At The Window
Wet, wet, wet: This ginger cat brings a splash of colour to The Bath by Alfred George Stevens
Tongue twister: Recreating Echo And Narcissus by John William Waterhouse can be thirsty work
Taking it easy: Mariano Fortuny's 19th Century painting Odalisque is just the ticket for this lazy cat
Big hug: George Luks' Young Girl With A Doll proves a purr-fect match for a cuddly cat
Vanity: Cat's are known for taking pride in their appearance, just like Anton Einsle's Women Before A Mirror
Pious: Put your hands together for this cat's attempts at Guido Reni's Repentance Of St Peter
Right notes: This cat shows he also has a musical side as it copies Young Man Playing The Flute by Gerard Hoet
Page-turner: Carlo Dolci's St. Catherine Reading A Book is one painting you can't put down
Naked truth: This moggie shows it is quite the poser as it reclines in the fashion of Venus of Urbino by Titian
Twinkle toes: Two Dancers on Stage by Edgar Degas gives these kittens a chance to show off their moves
Best friends: Animal rivalries are put aside for Sir Joshua Reynolds Princess Sophia Matilda Of Gloucester
Forty winks: Mocking John Singer Sargent's 20th Century classic Repose can be tiring work
Love is in the air: Kittens show their romantic side when acting out Romeo and Juliet by Ford Madox Brown
Red heads: Flaming June by Frederic Leighton has this ginger moggie falling fast asleep