It’s no surprise that many people love cats, but it may come as a surprise how many artists love cats as well.┬áPablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo and other great artists all loved cats.

Salvador Dali had a pet ocelot named Babou while John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a menagerie of cats including Salt (who was black) and Pepper (who was white). If artists love cats, that tells you that cats must be worth your affection too.

To learn more about how different artists loved their cats, browse through the book “Artists and Their Cats.