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Published:June 1st, 2014 10:43 EST

Zarathustra the Fat Cat Conquers the World of Art: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Many cat owners are obsessive about their feline friends, but few have immortalized their pets quite like artist Svetlana Petrova. The Russian painter has become an Internet sensation after she placed her cat, Zarathustra, in popular classic paintings, which are now displayed in a gallery in Abingdon, England."


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Everyone, especially children, loves cats, the fatter and fluffier the better! But kids don`t love art; you have to pry them from their video games and computers to take them to the museum.

There is a gallery in England that features the work of Russian artist Svetlana Petrova; she has placed her chubby cat, Zarathustra, in popular classic paintings.

Fortunately, you don`t have to take your children to Russia to appreciate her work. There are dozens of videos on YouTube that showcase the work of this gifted painter.

Your children may not be intrigued by Mona Lisa`s inscrutable smile, but they will be delighted by the version of the masterpiece that depicts her holding Zarathustra.

Cats have conquered the Internet, and now they are seeking dominion over the world of art.

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