Twenty-five kittens, including these pint-size American curls, appear in the new book Kittenhood: Life-size Portraits of Kittens in Their First 12 Weeks, photographed by Sarah Beth Ernhart. “As I lay on the ground to photograph my subjects at their level, the sweetness of each kitten would get me every time,” she says. It’s a tough line of work, but somebody has to do it!
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BORN TO PURR-FORM
Seven-week-old Himalayan Persian Roo comes from a family of show-offs – hence the jazz hands.
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Twelve-week-old Roland finds 6-week-old Delicious … well … delicious!
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Just 9 weeks old and Bella can already touch her tongue to her nose.
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EYE OF THE TIGER
Can you spot the difference between 12-week-old Gretel and Snow White? It’s all in the eyes!
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Ragdolls Molly and Milo want nothing more than to be close to each other. Can we get in on that?
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FANCY (FUR) FREE
We’re not ones to pick favorites, but this is definitely Mabel’s best side.
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Annnd 6-week-old Cosmo is counting sheep, folks. That’s a wrap! To see more adorable photos, pick up a copy of Kittenhood.