Glamour Kitties! Cats Wig Out in New Book

What has more personality than a cat? A cat in a wig! Glamourpuss author Julie Jackson captures felines at their most colorful

01 of 06

GARBO GAZE

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From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

“I was surprised at how many cats were cooperative,” says Dallas-based Julie Jackson, who ordered doll wigs “that were cat sized” for the feline models in her new book Glamourpuss.

02 of 06

PRETTY IN PINK

PRETTY IN PINK
From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

Check out that head tilt! Chicken the kitty is “a born model,” she says.

03 of 06

ORANGE YOU GLAD

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From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

Here’s proof that fluorescent is definitely back in style! “You always see dogs in costume but not cats,” Jackson says, explaining why she did the book. “There was a void.”

04 of 06

LUSCIOUS LOCKS

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From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

How do you get cats, like Romeo here, to be so chill while donning a wig? Jackson recommends a can of cat food before snapping photos. “That helps them calm down and be content,” she says.

05 of 06

RAINBOW BRIGHT

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From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

“Skittles was so little she didn’t quite get what was going on,” says Jackson of this feline model. “But she had fun.”

06 of 06

FEELING BLUE

FEELING BLUE
From the book Glamourpuss by Julie Jackson, photos by Jill Johnson, Chronicle Books © 2009

Jackson shot Chicken the cat in a variety of colors because he’s “the most comfortable of all the cats.” Read more about Glamourpuss on PEOPLEPets.com.

Want more pets in wigs? Check out our gallery!

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