World Cat Day

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Today, it’s World Cat Day ; to celebrate this special day, we chose to give a shout out to an amazing project : “I Know Where Your Cat Lives”.

Here is how they appear on their site :

“I Know Where Your Cat Lives is a data experiment that visualizes a sample of 1 million public pics of cats on a world map, locating them by the latitude and longitude coordinates embedded in their metadata. The cats were accessed via publicly available APIs provided by popular photo sharing websites. The photos were then run through various clustering algorithms using a supercomputer at Florida State University in order to represent the enormity of the data source.

(…) This website doesn’t visualize all of the cats on the net, only the ones that allow you to track where their owners have been.”

Do you think that you’re going to be there ?

world cat day 2014

Stephanie behind the camera

25 thoughts on “World Cat Day

  1. Deztinee High

    OMC Weez heard of dis and weez not like all dat twackin’ of us. Why don’t peeps mind their own business weez wunnew. Yous know not evewpawdy in da world be good and sumpawdy yous might wanna meet. MOL Happy Cat day tu yous. 🙂

    Luv ya’


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  3. Marg

    We have heard that tracking system. Not sure I want to be on that list. We did not know it was world cat day.
    What a great picture of each of you. You all have a fantastic Friday.

  4. da tabbies o trout towne

    happee werld cat day zorro & pixie !! heerz two a grate week oh end with de hopes plentee of smelt & salmon iz on yur plates ♥

    1. The Swiss Cats

      We found one picture of Angel Loupi that was taken by a friend. Mum doesn’t allow her camera and iPhoto to geotag the photos, so we didn’t find anything else about us. Purrs

  5. Harvey Button

    Fascinating! I love the idea, if it helped anyone find a cat wouldn’t that be interesting. It’s the same as google maps. I was really mad they didn’t ask us before they photographed our houses thank goodness they didn’t photograph the cat beds (many we like our sleep!!)


  6. Kitty Cat Chronicles

    We missed the memo on World Cat Day.. but that’s okay. Hope you all enjoyed it! We have heard of that cat tracking site and are pleased to say we are NOT on it! MOL! Interesting concept.

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