Sleeping feline beauties

Jun 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

29.6.2018 – Photos by Anna Novikova

Many visitors think it’s boring when the animals are sleeping and not actively playing or doing anything. However, what could be more wonderful to see than peacefully resting cats? Just look at the following photos!

This leopard took a quick glance at the surroundings ….

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….. but then he decided it was too hot to do anything else but have a nice nap.

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Are you still there?

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Please, go and have a cold drink …..

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…. or you can stay and just admire me!

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Wish me sweet dreams, please!

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The clowded leopards were making plans for today, too.

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Even they found the weather too hot.

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Maybe a snack …..?

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No, I wait until the evening when it’s cooler. I’m a COOL CAT! 🙂

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The cerval kittens were safe and secure with their mama.

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Oh, there’s one ‘refugee’ …. 🙂

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If this sight isn’t cuter than cute I don’t know what is!

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Schhh! Don’t disturb!

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While the cats are napping the squirrel was very active. Maybe it was looking for some left overs?

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I could watch the sleeping beauties for hours – I’m sure you could, too!

Dear Anna, thank you so much for these fantastic photos of your cat friends in the Novosibirsk Zoo!

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  1. Mervi, thank you very much for the interesting article!

  2. Dear Anna and Mervi
    You have done a great job with these photos and the accompanying story. Cats are nearly as restful as Polar Bears when they are asleep. The beautiful coats of the cats belong on them and nowhere else!

  3. Liebe Mervi, Liebe Anna!

    Danke für diese “Sleeping beauties”, die sind alle wunderschön! Das Eichkatzerl ist suess.

    Liebe Grüße,Erika

  4. Dear Anna!
    Thank you for these wonderful photos of some beautiful sleeping big cats in the Novosibirsk Zoo!
    They all look simply gorgeous. You caught them very relaxed, in every detail and in all their beauty. I´ve never noticed the eyelashes of a leopard before…
    Amazing how many marvellous big cats there are in Novosibirsk.
    I loved each and every photo!

    Now I think I´m gonna have a nap…

    Dear Mervi!
    Thank you for editing!

    Hugs
    Anke

  5. Liebe Anna, liebe Mervi

    Ja auch schlafende Tiere können interessant sein.
    Von den schlummernden Katzen geht Ruhe aus.
    Immerhin war das Eichhörnchen aktiv. 😉

    Herzliche Grüße
    Chris 🙂

  6. Liebe Mervi, liebe Anna,

    diese schlafenden Schönheiten sind prachtvoll.
    Ich finde schlafende Tiere besonders interessant,
    weil man sie in aller Ruhe betrachten kann ohne dass
    sie sich dadurch bedrängt fühlen.
    Schlafende und schnurrende Katzen sind sowieso eine kostenlose
    und sehr wirksame Therapie.

    Vielen Dank und liebe Grüße!
    Britta-Gudrun

  7. “Go and have a cold drink!’ = Real good suggestion on a hot day! 🙂

    But thank you so much, dear ANNA, that you didn’t answer this immedaitely and made those gorgeous photos instead.

    Thank you, dear MERVI, for having brought them to us!

  8. Dear Mervi and dear Anna

    Thanks for showing these wonderful cats.

    Hugs from Copenhagen
    Inge

  9. Liebe Mervi und liebe Anna,
    was für schöne Katzen aber für mich sind die Nebelparder das Besondere!
    Vielen Dank, schöne Bilder aus dem Zoo Novosibirsk.
    Liebe Grüße Moni K

  10. Dear Mervi and Dear Anna

    Thank you a lot.
    They are all wonderful!!!
    Hugs

    Anita