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Thursday, January 14, 2016

David Bowie: The Man Who Loved Cats

As fans around the world mourn the death of David Bowie, a certain sub-genre of fans – felines and ailurophiles alike – are claiming the beloved musician as one of our own. And why shouldn't we? Bowie wrote an ode to cat lovers in 1982, the seminal “Cat People,” recorded with famed producer Giorgio Moroder for director Paul Schrader's infamous film of the same name. You may also remember it from a pivotal scene in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.


Cat-loving Bowie fans have also unearthed some gems of photographic evidence over the years. Like this:

           Soon, cats began to express their mutual love for Bowie as well:



There's even a Tumblr devoted to the topic of cats who look like Bowie. For meowers in mourning, it's a must see. (Here's another.) 


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