Hypnotic Macro Photographs of Cats’ Eyes by Andrew Marttila

Self-professed “crazy cat man” and photographer, Andrew Marttila has been allergic to animals since birth. Determined to overcome his allergies at the age of 22, he exposed himself to larger animals and built his immunity. Known for capturing adorable and expressive portraits of cats, Marttila’s most recent project showcases the hypnotic range of color of different breeds of cats in a collection of macro images. Marttila manages to engage us in the fiery and magnetic personalty of our feline companions, while reminding us of their undeniable beauty.  

It’s National Hug Your Cat Day so go hug your feline friend(s) right meow.

Mrs. John Barry holds kittens at a cat show in Chicago, 1906. Photograph by the Chicago Daily News, Inc.

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