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! ­čÖé

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The cerval kittens were safe and secure with their mama.

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Oh, there’s one ‘refugee’ …. ­čÖé

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If┬áthis sight isn’t┬ácuter 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 f├╝r diese “Sleeping beauties”, die sind alle wundersch├Ân! Das Eichkatzerl ist suess.

    Liebe Gr├╝├če,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!


  5. Liebe Anna, liebe Mervi

    Ja auch schlafende Tiere k├Ânnen interessant sein.
    Von den schlummernden Katzen geht Ruhe aus.
    Immerhin war das Eichh├Ârnchen aktiv. ­čśë

    Herzliche Gr├╝├če
    Chris ­čÖé

  6. Liebe Mervi, liebe Anna,

    diese schlafenden Sch├Ânheiten sind prachtvoll.
    Ich finde schlafende Tiere besonders interessant,
    weil man sie in aller Ruhe betrachten kann ohne dass
    sie sich dadurch bedr├Ąngt f├╝hlen.
    Schlafende und schnurrende Katzen sind sowieso eine kostenlose
    und sehr wirksame Therapie.

    Vielen Dank und liebe Gr├╝├če!

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

    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

  9. Liebe Mervi und liebe Anna,
    was f├╝r sch├Âne Katzen aber f├╝r mich sind die Nebelparder das Besondere!
    Vielen Dank, sch├Âne Bilder aus dem Zoo Novosibirsk.
    Liebe Gr├╝├če Moni K

  10. Dear Mervi and Dear Anna

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