Felines of New York

Felines of New York

Part of a series on Humans of New York. [View Related Entries]

Updated May 10, 2016 at 07:18PM EDT by Dreamworks.

Added Mar 17, 2015 at 09:22AM EDT by Ari Spool.

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

This submission is currently being researched & evaluated!

You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation.


Felines of New York is a single topic blog dedicated to showcasing a variety of domestic cats and humorous quotes that are fictitiously attributed to the feline subjects. It is a parody of the wildly popular urban life photography project Humans Of New York. Each Tumblr entry features a portrait of a cat paired with a "quote" from the cat.


The Tumblr blog Felines Of New York was launched by New York-based comedian and writer Jim Tews[2] on February 3rd, 2015. According to MTV's interview with the blogger, Tews began the project as a straightforward parody of the Humans of New York project and its sentimentalist approach. The first entry on the blog, which features "Lily" from Queens, New York, received 186 notes.

Felines Of New York A glimpse into the lives of New York's feline inhabitants.


On February 8th, Tews created an Instagram account[3] for the blog under the handle @FelinesofNY. The most popular blog entry to date is "Don Sr., the Bronx", which has garnered 1,087 notes. As of mid-March 2015, there are more than 100 posts tagged "felines of new york" on Tumblr.[5]

Don Sr., The Bronx

On March 9th, MTV News[2] ran an interview article with Tews, the creator of the blog who also writes for the publication. On March 11th, Washington Post[4] mentioned the blog as the latest example of Tumblr's thriving meme culture in an article titled "Move over, Reddit: Tumblr is the new front page of the Internet."

Various Examples

never had the desire to ive in New York ity, but here I am.Ihar i's a more diffut way of itethn in the midwest, where l came from, but I haven't had that experience. It's just as easy for me here as it was in Ohio. Malcom, Brooklyn Heights 过! "I f------ hate parties." - Mimi, Wiliamsburg Don Sr., The Bronx

Search Interest

External References

Recent Videos

There are no videos currently available.

Recent Images 6 total

Top Comments

+ Add a Comment

Comments (19)

Display Comments

Add a Comment

Namaste! You must login or signup first!