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Monday's pets on furniture

If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy (from a camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos, your name and a brief description can be sent to desiretoinspirekim@hotmail.com and PLEASE don't send me closeups of your pet!)

"Hi, my name is Ana Ferraz, I'm from Brazil and this lovely pet is Bijou, one of my four adopted cats. She is a delicate white princess, an angel with blue vivid eyes. She is so beautiful (I'm a proud mother...rs) that I consider her a essential part of the decoration."
- Ana

"This is my dog, Seiko. Doing what she likes the most... yawning"
- Karina

"I'm sending you a photo of my cat Sofia Coppola on my retro furniture."
- Johansen (Olomouc, Czech Republic)

"Is this furniture??? The Kitty thinks so. She likes to perch here and look out at the garden...... when she's not lounging on my floor cushions.... or trying to blend into the sofa. It's a rustic hand carved bench from Bali. Too big for my house really, but I can't part with it....or the cat! -- We found "Kitty" when she was just a kitten. She's deaf and was stranded on our roof after a typhoon. She's 10 years old now and fat!"
- Tamara

"This is Ponyo, on his favourite look-out spot on our tatami mat. Watching the world go by."
- Min & Eugene

"This is our cat Houdini caught plotting his escape!"
Alexis & Alex (NYC)

"My friend Adelaide, sitting inconspicuously in the morning sun, on a forest green Thalya Chair from Kartell. Hope you like!"
- Joshua

"Attached are two photos of my German Shorthaired Pointer, Lucy, with our king-sized bed all to herself—a rare occasion. Every night, the bed holds my husband, me, Lucy, and our two other German Shorthairs …."
- Karen

"Here is a shot of our recently departed, beloved mini schnauzer, Mariah, monopolizing her favorite (and my husband's, too) red leather chair, passed down from my husband's grandfather. Sometimes you just have to stretch out and enjoy the ottoman."
- Terry

"Here is June with her Buddha. We've used an antique twin head board to create a little altar."
- Melissa

"Here is Miro, my Great Pyrenees, lost in his thoughts…"
- Danielle

"This is Omni, who was desperate for attention while I was working feverishly on my dissertation!"
- Heather

"Ruxo, 9 months Yorkshire with green and yellow clothes ready to cheer for Brazil's World Cup Football ! The background wallpaper sold in TokStok www.tokstok.com.br"
- Rodrigo

"Here is our rescue cat, Mickey, on our rescue sofa from Craigslist."
- Danielle


"On Monday's Pets on Furniture, I suspected Jeanette had cleverly photoshopped Baron's image. Which, as you can see, I've restored. (ha)"
- Priscilla

Reader Comments (23)

haha, love Baron. Bijou is great too, yep she blends in perfectly with the decoration.

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSan

All those pets are so cute !
But Bijou (the first one) is fabulous, with this wonderful tenderness in her eyes...
Great photo, I save it for desktop.
Thanks to Ana and Desire to Inspire !

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHélène (France)

Baron unveiled! We want more from the Club, please!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commentermihameeha

I love this section, so much cuteness and fun!! Thanks for showing all this wonderful pets!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commentermargarita

So many good ones today! I love blending Kitty, and Omni the helpful scholar, and rugby dog, and MIRO!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPriscilla

...also love the rescued from Craigslist sofa!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPriscilla

how do I send my pet's pic?

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commentersophia

Sophia, instructions are in the paragraph at the beginning of this post.

21 Jun 2010 | Registered CommenterKiM

Bijou took my breathe away! A lovely shot.

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKaren J

Hello everybody. I thank you all that liked Bijou, my pretty cat. I love pets and believe that all animals are beautiful. So, congratulations to all of you that each week make us, readers, happy showing your pets. And thanks a lot for the initiative to create this lovely section. You cant't imagine how happy I'm today with this surprise. A special meow (miau, in portuguese) to everybody, even the wonderful dogs.
With love,


21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterana ferraz

I want lovely Omni for me!!!!!....rs..... Cute, cute, cute!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterana ferraz

How adorable they all are! Miro cracks me up... I think he needs a larger couch! :)

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenteralexa

Seiko is the most beaultiful pet I have ever seen. Love it. Thanks Karina.

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBruno

What a beautiful cat.

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSyntheticElegance

Love Baron's proper post. I also love Bijou. She looks like a statue!!!

21 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Winchester

Each time you make this feature about animals in an interior setting - it always brings a smile to my face, actually more often I giggle or laugh. These photos and especially the animals are all stars - so adorable :D

Ooooo All these photos are amazing, so lovely pets......and cute¡¡¡¡¡

22 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAna

these is really my favorite blog for the whole week. Thanks for this nice pictures. I love it.

Claudia from Stuttgart / Germany

22 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia

Look forward to this post every week ;) Thanks everyone who sends in these adorable photos!

Vivat Sofia Coppola!

22 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJuraj

I wanna hug the Great Pyrenees! How adorable! :)

23 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCassiMO

I think this blog has such inspiring photos, i visit you for quite a few months now...but mondays are always special! I love animals and this was a great idea ;-) Congratulations and Thank you too

I absolutely love this section of your webiste! May I suggest also asking submitters to include their geographical locations; I am always curious where these pets are from? Just a thought..

27 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCA

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