Cats are small furry, domesticated mammals kept as household pets as they have been for many centuries. Although solitary hunters, cats are actually social species with many forms of vocalization and body language. They have strong, flexible bodies and have better hearing and smelling ability than humans. They can see in the darkness though they have poorer color vision than humans. There are many breeds of cats distinguished by their coats and patterns. In this pattern set you’ll find many different colorful varieties of cats photographed mostly in outside environments. The images are composed of both up close and at medium distances capturing many details. Our feline friends have provided us with many intriguing expressions as they gazed into the cameras.