Internet culture has a single furry hero: the domestic cat. While sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger have become a cult hit, a number of sub-genres have also appeared celebrating the cat as a part of Western culture.

Seeing as it’s Animals Month at So So Gay, we couldn’t resist combining our love for beautiful bearded men with our collective obsession for felines. Here we present five of the finest Boys With Beards With Cats. And there are many, many more where these came from.

1. What’s so funny?

What's so funny?

2. Pretty boy

Pretty boy

3. Dark and sexy

Dark and sexy

4. Seven letters

Seven letters

5. Stretching time

Stretching time

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About The Author

Paul writes about politics, mainly because he stays up too late to shout at Question Time. He's now a freelance journalist, and over a period of seven years worked in various communications roles in the public and voluntary sectors. As well as writing for So So Gay, he's written for the Guardian and worked freelance for Associated Press, as well as writing for many other magazines and blogs. He lives in south west London with his boyfriend and the cat.