Famous Cat Lovers-Writers

Here you will find over 100 famous cat lovers-writers from all over the world and from all periods of history. This is the most comprehensive list you will find on the internet.  Enjoy!

 

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Edward Albee and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

Edward Albee (1928-2016, American) Playwright—Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf

 

 

 

Woody Allen with cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

Woody Allen (1935-present, American) Director, writer, actor

 

 

 

Isabel Allende and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Isabel Allende (1942-present, Chilean-American)

 

 

 

Elizabeth Jane Howard and Kingsley Amis and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

Kingsley Amis (1922-1995, British) Novelist, critic

 

 

 

 

Cleveland Amory and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

Cleveland Amory (1917-1998, American) Writer and animal activist

 

 

 

 

Werner Aspenstrom and his cat

 

 

Werner Aspenstrom (1918-1997, Swedish) Poet

 

 

 

Margaret Atwood and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Margaret Atwood (1939-present, Canadian) writer and poet

 

 

 

 

WH Auden with cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

W.H. Auden (1907-1973, British-American)

 

 

 

 

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René Barjavel with cat

 

 

Rene Barjavel (1911-1985, French)

 

 

 

Samuel Beckett Irish writer, dramatist & poet Ireland 1906-1989 with cat

 

 

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989, Irish)

 

 

 

Elizabeth Bishop and her Cat-Tobias, 1954

 

 

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979, American)

 

 

 

Bomans and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Godfried Bomans (1913-1971, Dutch)

 

 

 

Lillian Jackson Braun and her cat

 

 

Lillian Jackson Braun (1913-2011, American)

 

 

 

Jorge Luis Borges. Argentine writer. 1899-1986 and cat

 

 

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986, Argentine)

 

 

 

Paul Bowles and cat

 

 

Paul Bowles (1910-1999, American)

 

 

 

Ray Bradbury and cat

 

 

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012, American)

 

 

 

Joseph Brodsky with Mississippi his cat

 

 

Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996, Russian)

 

 

 

helen gurley brown and cat

 

 

Helen Gurley Brown (1922-2012, American)

 

 

 

Cees Buddingh with his cat

 

 

Cees Buddingh (1918-1985, Dutch)

 

 

 

Charles Bukowski and his cat

 

 

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994, American)

 

 

 

William S. Burroughs with his cat

 

 

William S. Burroughs (1914-1997, American)

 

 

 

 

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Albert Camus and Cat

 

 

Albert Camus (1913-1960, French)

 

 

 

Truman Capote with cat 3

 

 

Truman Capote (1924-1984, American)

 

 

 

Louis-Ferdinand Céline with his cat “Mea Culpa”

 

 

Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961, French)

 

 

 

Raymond Chandler and cat

 

 

Raymond Chandler (1888-1959, American)

 

 

 

Anton Chekhov and cat

 

 

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904, Russian)

 

 

 

Jean Cocteau and cat

 

 

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963, French)

 

 

 

Colette and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Colette (1873-1954, French)

 

 

 

Julio Cortázar and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Julio Cortázar (Argentina, 1914-1984)

 

 

 

 

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Mrs. Elizabeth M. Dashwood, aka author E.M. Delafield, with her cat at home United Kingdom 1927

 

Elizabeth M. Dashwood aka E.M. Delafield (1890-1943, British)

 

 

 

Alain de Benoist and cat

 

 

Alain de Benoist (1943-present, French)

 

 

 

Don DeLillo and cat

 

 

Don de Lillo (1936-present, American)

 

 

 

Philip K. Dick with cat

 

 

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982, American)

 

 

 

Marguerite Duras and cat

 

 

Marguerite Duras (1914-1996, French)

 

 

 

 

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Monica Edwards, an English children's writer, her cat, Vashti. (photo 1954)

 

 

Monica Edwards (1912-1998, British)

 

 

 

TS Eliot and cat

 

 

T.S. Eliot (1888-1965, British)

 

 

 

 

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Léon-Paul Fargue, 1937 with cat

 

 

Léon-Paul Fargue (1876-1947, French)

 

 

 

William Faulkner and cat

 

 

William Faulkner (1897-1962, American)

 

 

 

Zelda Fitzgerald with cat

 

 

Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948, American)

 

 

 

Michel Foucault mit seiner Katze, Paris, 1978

 

 

Michel Foucault (1926-1984, French)

 

 

 

 

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Wanda Gág with cat

 

 

Wanda Gág (1893-1946, American)

 

 

 

Neil Gaiman with cat

 

 

Neil Gaiman (1960-present, British)

 

 

 

Paul Gallico and cat

 

 

Paul Gallico (1897-1976, American)

 

 

 

Andre Gide and cat

 

 

André Gide (1869-1951, French)

 

 

 

Allen Ginsberg and cat, famous cat lovers-writers

 

 

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997, American)

 

 

 

Natalie Ginzburg with cat

 

 

Natalie Ginzburg (1916-1991, Italian)

 

 

 

Elinor Glyn (1864-1943) with her cat, Candide

 

 

Elinor Glyn (1864-1943, British)

 

 

 

Edward Gorey and cat1

 

 

Edward Gorey (1925-2000, American)

 

 

 

Robert Graves and cats

 

 

Robert Graves (1895-1985, British)

 

 

 

 

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Thomas Hardy with cat

 

 

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928, British)

 

 

 

Robert Heinlein with cat

 

 

Robert Heinlein (1907-1988, American)

 

 

 

Ernest Hemingway and Cat

 

 

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961, American)

 

 

 

W.F. Hermans and cat

 

 

W.F. Hermans (1921-1995, Dutch)

 

 

 

Hermann Hesse and cat

 

 

Hermann Hesse (1877-1962, German)

 

 

 

Patricia Highsmith with cat

 

 

Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995, American)

 

 

 

Adolus Huxley and cat

 

 

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963, British)

 

 

 

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PD James and cat

 

 

P.D. James (1920-2014, British)

 

 

 

Tove Jansson with cat

 

 

Tove Jansson (1914-2001, Finnish)

 

 

 

Dr. Johnson and Hodge, 19th century engraving

 

 

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, British)

 

 

 

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Jack Kerouac and cat, cats and writers

 

 

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969, American)

 

 

 

The Cat's Eye, Stephen King, writers and cats

 

 

Stephen King (1947-present, American)

 

 

 

Hilary Knight and cat

 

 

Hilary Knight (1926-present, American)

 

 

 

Gerrit Komrij and cat

 

 

Gerrit Komrij (1944-2012, Dutch)

 

 

 

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paul Leautaud 1956 with cat

 

 

Paul Léautaud (1872-1956, French)

 

 

 

Ursula Le Guin and her cat.

 

 

Ursula Le Guin (1929-present, American)

 

 

 

Doris Lessing and cat2

 

 

Doris Lessing (1919-2013, British)

 

 

 

Liala, italian writer with cat

 

 

Liala (1897-1995, Italian)

 

 

 

Pierre Loti with cat

 

 

Pierre Loti (1850-1923, French)

 

 

 

 

H.P. Lovecraft holding Frank Belknap Long's cat, Felis.

 

 

HP Lovecraft (1890-1937, British)

 

 

 

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Sumerset Maugham, Max Ernest with cat

 

 

Somerset Maugham (1894-1965, British)

 

 

 

Elizabeth McCracken (Ecrivain) and cat

 

 

Elizabeth McCracken (1966-present, American)

 

 

 

Denise Mina and cat

 

 

Denise Mina (1966-present, Scottish)

 

 

 

Yukio Mishima with cat

 

 

Yukio Mishima (1925-1970, Japanese)

 

 

 

Margaret Mitchell and cat

 

 

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949, American)

 

 

 

Carlos Monsiváis and cat

 

 

Carlos Monsivais (1938-2010, Mexican)

 

 

 

Elsa Morante and her cats.

 

 

Elsa Morante (1912-1985, Italian)

 

 

 

Alberto Moravia and cat

 

 

Alberto Moravia (1907-1990, Italian)

 

 

 

Jan Morris relaxes with her cat Ibsen

 

 

Jan Morris (1926-present, Welsh)

 

 

 

Grant Morrison and kitty

 

 

Grant Morrison (1960-present, Scottish)

 

 

 

HH Munro Tobermory cat story

 

 

H.H. Munro aka Saki  (1870-1916, British)

 

 

 

Haruki Murakami and cat 2

 

 

Haruki Murakami (1949-present, Japanese)

 

 

 

 

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Irène Némirovsky and cat

 

 

Irène Némirovsky (1903-1942, Ukrainian)

 

 

 

Anaïs Nin and cats

 

 

Anais Nin (1903-1977, Cuban-American)

 

 

 

Andre Norton and cat

 

 

Andre Norton (1912-2005, American)

 

 

 

 

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Joyce Carol Oates and cat

 

 

Joyce Carol Oates (1938-present, American)

 

 

 

Frank O'Hara and cat

 

 

Frank O’Hara (1926-1966, American)

 

 

 

 

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Clementine Paddleford (food writer) and cat

 

 

Clementine Paddleford (1898-1967, American)

 

 

 

Teuvo Pakkala (1862–1925) with cat

 

 

Teuvo Pakkala (1862-1925, Finnish)

 

 

 

John Patrick and cats

 

 

John Patrick (1905-1995, American)

 

 

 

George Perec and cat

 

 

George Perec (1936-1982, French)

 

 

 

Petrarch's Cat Arqua Petrarca Museum

 

 

Petrarch (1304-1374, Italian)

 

 

 

Marge Piercy and cat

 

 

Marge Piercy (1936-1982, American)

 

 

 

Sylvia Plath with cat

 

 

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963, American)

 

 

 

George Plimpton (Estados Unidos, 1927-2003) and cat

 

 

George Plimpton (1927-2003, American)

 

 

 

Edgar Allan Poe's Black Cat

 

 

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849, American)

 

 

 

Ezra Pound and cats

 

 

Ezra Pound (1885-1972, American)

 

 

 

Anthony Powell and cat

 

 

Anthony Powell (1905-2000, British)

 

 

 

Jacques Prévert, Paris 1948 and cat

 

 

Jacques Prévert (1900-1977, French)

 

 

 

Barbara Pym and cat 2

 

 

Barbara Pym (1913-1980, British)

 

 

 

 

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Arthur Rackham and cat

 

 

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939, British)

 

 

 

Ayn Rand with cat

 

 

Ayn Rand (1905-1982, Russian-American)

 

 

 

Gerard Reve and cat

 

 

Gerard Reve (1923-2006, Dutch)

 

 

 

João Guimarães Rosa and cat

 

 

João Guimarães Rosa (1908-1967, Brazilian)

 

 

 

 

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Francoise Sagan and cat

 

 

Francoise Sagan (1935-2004, French)

 

 

 

Helga Sandburg and cat

 

 

Helga Sandburg (1918-2014, American)

 

 

 

Jean Paul Sartre and cat

 

 

Jean Paul Sartre (1905-1980, French)

 

 

 

Albert Schweitzer and cat

 

 

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965, French-German)

 

 

 

Edith Södergran (Finnish poet) and her cat

 

 

Edith Sodergran (1892-1923, Finnish)

 

 

 

Austin Spare and cat

 

 

Austin Spare (1886-1956, British)

 

 

 

Muriel Spark with cat

 

 

Muriel Spark (1918-2006, Scottish)

 

 

 

Gloria Steinem and cat

 

 

Gloria Steinem (1934-present, American)

 

 

 

Mary Stewart and cat

 

 

Mary Stewart (1916-2014, British)

 

 

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896, American)

 

 

 

Daisetsu Teitarō Suzuki par Mihoko Okamura

 

 

Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki (1870-1966, Japanese)

 

 

 

 

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P.F. Thomése with cat

 

 

P.F. Thomése (1958-present, Dutch)

 

 

 

Hunter S. Thompson and cat

 

 

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005, American)

 

 

 

Mark Twain and cat

 

 

Mark Twain (1835-1910, American)

 

 

 

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Gore Vidal and cat

 

 

Gore Vidal (1925-2012, American)

 

 

 

Karen von Blixen with cat

 

 

Karen Von Blixen (1885-1962, Danish)

 

 

 

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Alice Walker (and cat)

 

 

Alice Walker (1944-present, American)

 

 

 

Ella Wheeler Wilcox & Banjo her cat.

 

 

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919, American)

 

 

 

Patrick White, écrivain australien with cat

 

 

Patrick White (1912-1990, Australian)

 

 

 

William Carlos Williams - Poet with cat

 

 

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963, Puerto Rican-American)

 

 

 

PG Wodehouse with his cat

 

 

P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975, British)

 

 

 

Jan Wolkers and cats

 

 

Jan Wolkers (1925-2007, Dutch)

 

 

 

 

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WB Yeates with cat

 

 

W.B. Yeats (1865-1939, Irish)

 

 

 

 

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María Zambrano and cat

 

 

Maria Zambrano (1904-1991, Spanish)

 

 

 

Andrea Zanzotto and cat

 

 

Andrea Zanzotto (1921-2011, Italian)

 

 

 

Emile Zola

 

 

Emile Zola (1840-1902, French)

 

 

 

 

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