Cat Monument
Cat Monument
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HTH
Kuching, Malaysia147 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
The cat statue is located at Kuching China Town, in front of Padungan Road,near city centre.
This monuments' cat will be wearing different styles of uniform according to festival celebrated .Examples, during Chinese New Year, red color suit.
Written March 17, 2020
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Zsuzsa.Guide
Targu Secuiesc, Romania772 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
In front of Sheraton Hotel there is a monument with nine cats. These animals gave the name of the city, locals love them. James Brook came up the river in the XIXth century, arriving at a village known as Sarawak, which lay on a small stream called Cat's eye. This man changed the name from Sarawak to Kuching (kucing= cat).
Written March 8, 2024
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deepaksaxena88
New Delhi, India748 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Solo
Kuching in Malay means Cat. So one can understand the significance of this monument for the city. Located very near to the waterfront one can visit this monument for clicking pictures. It is just next to Hotel Hilton.

The cat statues not only gives a unique feel to the city, they are also nice photography subjects. This white cat is the Kuching South City Council Cat Statue, it was built in the 90s and is the first ever cat statue in Kuching.
Written August 29, 2017
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andiandiaan
Pontianak, Indonesia108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Friends
I spent half of my weekend strolling around Kuching from Pontianak. This statue resides in the very center of Kuching and it really tells you how unique this city is
Written May 7, 2020
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rftu
Newry, UK1,040 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Plenty of cat monuments / statues in this town.
We found it useful as a meeting place / landmark.
Pleasant as a photogenic backdrop.
Written December 28, 2019
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Travel.Earth
Bengaluru, India1,173 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Friends
The cat monuments are quite a thing in Kuching, there are 3 big ones in North, Central and South Kuching and several smaller ones scattered about the city. This particular one is situated in North Kuching.

The reason we say it's not a 'thing to do' per se is because these statues are all placed in points within the city that are well connected, so chances are you'll pass by them on your way to your hotel, or if you go shopping or visit the waterfront.

The statues are great for a photo op, and that's about it. They don't come to life, there's no animation or performance, no ticket or entry fees, they are very much a part of the city.

So just stop over, click a photo and you're good to go!
Written October 10, 2018
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IvanS225
Singapore, Singapore484 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
Very near the lousy hotel that I stayed at...

This cat monument is certainly the iconic place to be photographed when in Kuching, which is also known as the cat city!
Written August 23, 2017
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James L
Singapore, Singapore95 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2015 • Family
Picture taken for memory that we have been to Kuching. These cat monument can be found along Jalan Padungan. There's a white cat monument at the round about which I didn't get to take the picture.
Written September 8, 2015
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Trail736987
Bolton, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
kuching means cat so this is the city of cats and tehre are statues everywhere whent to cat museum further inland worth a visit but about an hours drive
Written January 9, 2020
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ysp_lelyana
Malang, Indonesia548 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
It is one of the city icon where people should take picture with it. This cat will be dressed up as the events come up. The area surrounding is very clean.
Written November 10, 2019
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