Greek Cats

Here we share some of the most beautiful images of Greek cats.

The feline friends are all over Greece just waiting to snap up a tid-bit under the taverna table or find a shady spot to snooze all day...its a cat's life...

The cats of Greece usually steal a few hearts of visitors who cannot help but rescue them or at least feed them a little...just a little...

Curious Kittens by Andrew and Annemarie
Curious Kittens by Andrew and Annemarie

Stray Kitten by Neal Fowler
Stray Kitten by Neal Fowler

Ginger Cat by Karol m
Ginger Cat by Karol m

Santorini Cat by Didier Baertschiger
Santorini Cat by Didier Baertschiger

Rocky the Santorini Cat by Klearchos Kapoutsis
Rocky the Santorini Cat by Klearchos Kapoutsis




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Greek Cats

The interesting thing about cats in Greece is that they speak Greek. So if you want to get their attention you need to practise your Greek...psipsina...psip psip...that will usually get their attention!

Ginger kitten by Kevin

Looking at the sea, Crete by P. León
Looking at the sea, Crete by P. León

Cats in Mykonos, Greece by lo.tangelini
Mykonos - a spot in the shade by lo.tangelini

Ginger Cat, Mykonos by Travelling Runes
Ginger Friend, Mykonos by Travelling Runes

Cats in Kos by andsbands
Cats in Kos by andsbands

Ginger Boy, Crete
Ginger Boy, Crete

Yiasou! Cat in Karpathos by Green Manalishi
Yiasou! Cat in Karpathos by Green Manalishi

Kitten in Karpathos
Kitten finding fish in Karpathos

Cats sleeping in the square, Mykonos
Cats sleeping in the square, Mykonos

Cat in Plaka, Athens

Cat under a taverna table (image by Luigi Rosa)
Cat under taverna table, Crete

Kitten on my knee, Azolimnos, Syros
Kitten on my knee, Azolimnos, Syros

Zefiros Taverna, Azolimnos Syros

This last kitten was making a home at the Zefiros Taverna, (above) next to Azolimnos Beach on Syros. Looking right over the beach, serving traditional Greek food and seafood, this is a wonderful place to dine in Syros. Don't mind the little furry friend...the service is wonderful here and the food always fresh and tasty. Vasiliki will look after you...

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Of course, there are many different approaches to the cats of Greece. Locals and tourists and those coming to live in Greece always have some different philosophies.

Some people call them 'strays'. They can't perceive of a wild cat with no human home. There are many, many cat rescue organisations in Greece. There is also the issue of neutering. So the conversation goes on. It requires patience and understanding.

What would the cats tell us, if they could speak?

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