Today is WORLD CAT DAY, a day founded in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and obviously we had to celebrate with pictures of cat-snuggling musicians. Here they are. Love a cat!

1. Kurt Cobain with cat.

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He loved cats!

kurt catbain

Kurt cat jump

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Bonus Nirvana with cat:

Nirvana cat

2. Joan Jett with dangly cat.

Joat Jett cat

3. Tom Waits and cat by neck.

Tom Waits with cat

4. Marilyn Manson and spooks the cat (made that name up).

Marilyn Manson cat

5. John Lennon and cat.

John Lennon and cat

6. Brian Eno and his twin, Cat.

Brian Eno and cat

7. Alison Mosshart and cat, smizing.

Alison Mosshart and cat

8. Bon Iver and big cat yes you are you’re so big.

Bon Iver cat

9. Michael Jackson and cat.

Michael Jackson and cat

10. CARRIE BROWNSTEIN AND THE TEENSISET KITTEN DON’T DIE LIKE I DID I AM DEAD R.I.P.

CARRIE BROWNSTIEN

11. Cat Power and a cat, because life is a miracle.

Cat Power WITH CAT

12. Keith Moon and cat in car.

Drummer Keith Moon Petting Cat

13. Karen O and a cat.

Karen O with Cat

14. Robert Smith plays paws with tiny baby cat in front of other cats.

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15. Cat and cat Siouxsie.

cat-siouxsie

16. Tyler, the Creator and Justin Bieber’s cat, Toots Bieber.

Tyler and Toots

17. Kreayshawn and catbutt.

Kreayshawn with cat butt

18. Snoop Dogg admired by catt.

Snoop Dogg

19. Cat Morrissey and cat.

Morrissey-with-cat

Morrissey and cats could be its own post.

20. White Stripes and cat family photo.

White Stripes and cat

21. Madonna and cat.

Madonna and cat

22. Beastie Boys and cat.

Beasties with Cat

23. Freddie Mercury and fluffy cat.

Freddie Mercury

24. Meredith and Taylor, two cute cats.

Taylor Cat

25. London busker James and his cat, Bob.

Bob and Cat

26. Napalm Death loves cats.

Napalm Death cat

27. Justin Bieber and his cat Toots and his manager Scoots.

Justin Toots and Scoots

28. Metal singer singing to cat.

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