Cats in St. PetersburgCats In St. Petersburg
Page 1: Cats at The Catherine Palace
This pregnant semi-feral cat iskept by the guard and ticket ladies in the Cameron (Costume) Gallery at the CatherinePalace in Tsarkoe Selo (formerly Pushkin) a suburb of St. Petersburg. (click for largerimage)
One of thesemi-feral cats living in the bolt-holes beneath the Catherine Palace in TsarkoeSelo.
Another Palace Cat (click forlarger image) checks out some noise made by a group of kittens.
Kittens stray from theirbolt-hole while their mother is away, causing extreme consternation among the other adultsin the colony, and amusement to the tourists.
Mother returns, on the rampage,chasing her kittens back inside their safe-hole, and hissing at tourists who strayed tooclose to her brood. (click for larger image)
Mother and kittens, back in theirhome, napping. (click for larger image).