All of these London-based sculptures celebrate cats who were well-loved by their owners. Now immortalised in bronze, they continue to be admired by both tourists and Londoners. It is tempting to give them a stroke and a tickle under the chin, and tell them that they are 'a very fine cat indeed'.

6 artworks
Matthew Flinders (1774–1814)
© the artist. Image credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Matthew Flinders (1774–1814)

Mark Richards (b.1958)

Bronze

Street Cat Bob
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Nick Hodgson / Art UK

Street Cat Bob 2021

Tanya Russell (b.1975) and James Bowen (b.1979)

Bronze, granite & oak

Humphry
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Humphry 1992–1997

Marcia Debra Solway (1958–1992)

Bronze & granite

Hodge
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Alfred Yeung / Art UK

Hodge 1997

Jon Bickley

Bronze & Portland stone

H 50 cm

Sam
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Sam 1997

unknown artist

Bronze & brick

Whittington Stone (Dick Whittington's Cat)
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Hodgson / Art UK

Whittington Stone (Dick Whittington's Cat) 1821 & 1964

Jonathan Kenworthy (b.1943)

Black Kellymount limestone & Portland stone