The saying goes that curiosity killed the cat, but then they also say that cats have nine lives. It is a popular theory amongst catisticians that the often fatal consequences of feline curiosity led cats to decide that nine lives would be much more efficient than one.
This gave them the freedom they so desired, as well as adequate time to sleep in cramped spaces, look bemused, sleep on clean piles of laundry, look apathetic, sleep outside, attack anything that moves, look disapproving and be scared of cucumbers.
Once they’d worked out how to put mortality on ‘paws’, cats were free to attack life with the gusto, agility, bravery and stupidity that only cats can. Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek sets out to document the aerobatic prowess of flying felines in action, and presents, for the first time, his fantastic images of Ume, Elli, Flitzie, Nevio and Fiffy. Now you can enjoy their 1/125 of a second of fame for your wall.