Photo Challenge June 2022 - Cats and Dogs

It’s been a while since we last had a photo challenge, so dust off your cameras and photo albums and join in the fun!

The theme for this month is cats and dogs . That could be a live animal, a statue, a stained glass window … anything which fits the theme. smile The only rules for posting pictures are:

  • They must be on the specified theme
  • They must be your own pictures.

There are no prizes; this is just for fun. If you don’t take photos yourself, or don’t have anything suitable to post, then please join in by “voting” for your favourite picture(s) using the “like” button.

I’m hoping there’s a wealth of suitable photos from other members out there, because I have very few.

This dog is one of a pair guarding the main entrance to Inverness Town House.


My dogs are not the photographic type. You get down on their level to take a photo, and they come see you. So we have some quick snaps but nothing…refined.

This is typically what we get…

This is our Newfoundland, just over a year old when this was taken

He does like his toys…

Though if we catch him in a lazy mood, we can take odd pictures…

One of the few times we could get them to pose. My wife threw a birthday party for our nine-year old boxer…


Oh, found this other one of the two of them

Our cat is nearly impossible to photograph…we end up with the back of her head or extreme closeups.

Or being goofy hanging off her cat tree


“I’m just keeping your computer warm for you, Daddy!”

The boys waiting for a lizard to appear

Lucy, my familiar, asleep on the logs


Our little man/monster Thomas is usually impossible to get a good picture of when he’s awake.

Usually have to get him while he’s sleeping. But every once in a blue moon…


img-walk-aug28-006 by John Pepp, on Flickr


Someone said dogs??

Dino, a Borzoi, about age 12

Buddy, age 1


Here’s another from a few years ago. Cats on the front doormat.



That’s a lot of cats…what exactly do you have in your house that they want in? :shifty:


Food, probably :slight_smile: I’ve tried - and failed - to count how many are on the mat, but we had 26 at the time.

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It is a nice photo

Took these last year not long after we brought him home…

He took all the toys out of the basket (hence the mess) then climbed in and went to sleep


My older one when he wants attention (though his legs are failing him so he can’t climb up like this anymore)


I’d forgotten I had these pictures. This is our friends’ dog as a pup:

This is her aged about two and a half, on a picnic and walk with us and another friend.

We must have worn her out, because as soon as we got back to the car, she was in and asleep!


Took this over the weekend. One of the “Clydedale Dalmations” that you always see in the Budweiser commercials with the Clydesdale Horses.

And the pair (they were funny in that neither looked the same way as the other…this was the typical posing they did…)


OOh. Forgot I took these too. Irish wolfhounds at a Celtic Festival recently.

I liked this one because he was feeding the dog mashed potatoes off a spoon. Soon he had all three he was feeding like that :lol:


Some late entries. These are a few years old now. Some dog statues dogs.

This stone dog is at Ravenscar in North Yorkshire. That’s Robin Hood’s Bay in the background.

This is an iron dog found on a barge in Kingston upon Thames, West London.

I guess this dog is fibreglass, spotted on the back of a truck, travelling through the Wembley area of London.


I’d forgotten about this chap until I saw @SamA74’s iron dog. He lives at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.


And as cats seem to be under-represented, here’s a Pallas’s Cat from Edinburgh Zoo’s first Giant Lantern event in 2017: