Hungarians & Cats

If you come to Hungary from another country, you might notice that in most souvenir shops you will find something cat-related. Here, in Intuita Shop, we also have a lot of items with cats. So no wonder many customers ask me, why are there so many cat souvenirs?

Cats in Hungary
Cats in Hungary

At first I didn’t know what to say to that because I mean, we all love animals, don’t we? And since elephants, horses or giraffes might not fit in your backyard, chances are you’ll end up adopting a cat or a dog. ๐Ÿ™‚

But then, after frequently getting this question, I started to investigate a little and discovered that apparently, according to the European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) the cat population in Hungary was measured at approximately 2.3 million in 2017! We are supposedly the #1 cat owning country in Europe!

Cat & Girl Intuita Shop
Cat & Girl

So it’s quite understandable that since there are apparently 2.3 million cats registered (and there are loads, especially in the country side that aren’t in the system) that cats inspire us when it comes to the arts as well.

Cat Fridge Magnet Intuita Shop
Cat Fridge Magnet

Fridge Magnets

In Intuita Shop we have have ceramic and glass fridge magnets, of course, made by hand, looking like kitty illustrations in a children’s book!

Glass magnets: webshop.intuitashop.com/products/fridge_magnets/animal_shape_glass_fridge_magnets

Ceramic magnets: https://webshop.intuitashop.com/products/fridge_magnets/ceramic_fridge_magnets

Ceramic Cats Magnet Intuita Shop
Ceramic Cats Magnet

Earrings With Cat Charms

If you love cats to bits and would love to let the world know, here are kitty earrings! They also glow in the dark! ๐Ÿ™‚

Buy online: webshop.intuitashop.com/products/earrings/dot_painted_earrings

Pink Earrings With Kitties Intuita Shop
Pink Earrings With Kitties

Raku Ceramic Cat Flower Pot

Some say, it’s a tiger, others say it’s a cat! We say tigers are also cats, so here is a cute little cat shape raku ceramic flower pot! You can grow little flowers or herbs in it, I have a tiny cactus in mine! ๐Ÿ™‚

Flower pots: webshop.intuitashop.com/products/flower_pots/animal_shape_flower_pots

Cat Flower Pot Intuita Shop
Cat Flower Pot

In our offline stores we also have mugs, sugar holders, tissue holders, phone cases, necklaces and other fun things with cats but since they are handmade and are one-of-a-kind, usually they are taken before we could photograph them and upload them to our webshop but we are working on it! ๐Ÿ™‚

Which one is your favourite? Are there many cats in your country/neighbourhood? Let me know in the comments!

Have a lovely week,

A portrait of Chloe Nyiri
Chloe

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