Vancouver Christmas Cats of Instagram

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 — 11:14am PDT
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Two things that I, and most of the internet-using population around here, love dearly are cats and Vancouver — a reason why we recently hosted an Internet Cat Video Festival and funded a Cat Cafe. As such, during this busy holiday season I thought I would spread some lighthearted cheer by introducing some incredibly adorable local cats of Instagram who have plenty of Christmas spirit:

Photo credit: Hayley Bouchard on Flickr

Vancouver Christmas Cats of Instagram

Found using this #CatsOfVancouver tag, elliot_sheldon is one well-behaved feline in this Christmas card-worthy pose:

A photo posted by @elliot_sheldon on

Scout of TheScoutChronicles is a very social cat, sending out Christmas cards to many friends on Instagram who also posed with their cards:

A cat in a sweater – a Christmas sweater – courtesy of Jiro_Boo:

While it’s not Christmassy per se — and I have no idea how they did it — but BestFriendsPetCareVancouver got this little one to not only wear a hooded sweater but also stay in it long enough to snap this photo:

A pet food and supply store on East Hastings, LongLiveCatsandDogs recently featured Ritchie in a festive Santa hat:

A photo posted by @longlivecatsanddogs on

The Vancouver Canucks get a mention for their BCSPCA and cat-themed Christmas cards this year including this photo of Kevin Bieksa and a kitten:

A photo posted by Vancouver Canucks (@canucks) on

Gary of HisNameIsGary is the only cat I actually follow on Instagram. He had me hooked ever since he appeared in a Yoda costume and this Santa Claws getup is just as good:

A photo posted by Gary (@hisnameisgary) on

Finally, while not all cats they feature are local, the popular CatsofInstagram account is actually run by Erin Filtness of Vancouver and it’s the go-to Instagram cat photo account for more than half a million people worldwide:

I don’t have a cat but you can follow me on Instagram anytime @Miss604.

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One comment

  1. craig says:

    thank you so much for featuring my buddy, @Elliot_Sheldon, on your blog! Just saw that he got a shout out 🙂

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