This Photograph from the 1800s Might Be the First Ever Picture of a Cat

Portrait of a feline

Portrait of a feline

A user on Reddit shared this historical treasure, and it (unsurprisingly) went viral. This shot was supposedly taken sometime between 1880 and 1890.

Who exactly the cat was or who their human might have been is unknown. But one thing is for certain: this regal beauty already knew how to pose like a star!

Commenters were impressed by both the historical weight this picture carried as well as the feline in the picture itself (and how patient he or she must have been to pose for a photograph at that time period!).

However, this might not actually be the first of its kind...

by Andrea Heckler