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Cat Trophy

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 28, 2017
Cat trophy

But what is the internet without cats?

"Hall of Fame Inductee" trophy from the 2013 Walker Art Center Internet Cat Video Festival held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It consists of a silver colored wood cat on a black pedestal base.

This item is on display currently in the Recent Acquisitions show in the Library Lobby through November 11, 2017.