1) What's the Frequently, Kenneth?
This bank in Nagasaki, Japan boasts the world's most passive-aggressive alarm: any attempt to flea, er, flee risks stepping on a cat's tail and setting off a piercing four-nyan alarm. (police cat image via Photocapy)
2) Bikers Go To Riker's
Planning to organize a “bicycle procession” in New York City? Well think again, buster, because this quizzical Big Apple tabby cat is frowning on your two-wheeled shenanigans. (police cat image via Irene Tejaroxy Hoss)
3) Smokey vs Bandits
Call him Purred Reynolds if you like but “Smokey” here has little to no tolerance for bandits... especially barking ones from vintage Jonny Quest cartoons. (police cat image via tommipenguin)
4) Sirenity Now
A tip 'o the cap to the Wheatley PD for instituting an eco-friendly alternative to expensive, coal-burning patrol car sirens: a cat and a megaphone. (police cat image via Robin Hutton)
5) Cat Crime Detector Van
Hey Philadelphia Police Department, this is NOT the black & white we were expecting when we called 911! Must be some obscure “claws” in the union's latest contract. (police cat image via Phillycop)
6) Kitty of Light
Looks like the French police have a new “light pawed” on their patrol cars. Still no cure for the classic two-tone Paris Police siren noise, however. (police cat image via entomolomonde)
7) Happy Halloreoeen
“Oreo Speedwagon” is the name of my retro 80's ska arena-rock band, and also presumably the kitty-car The Oreo Cat here drives home after a long night at the station house. (police cat image via The Oreo Cat)
8) Police Cappin'
We don't want to say Lola here has had a checkered past... but we'll say it anyway 'cuz here's photographic evidence circa 2009. As for Lola herself, she's taking the Fifth while keeping any and all evidence under her hat. (police cat image via richardweedon)
9) Tailed & Surveilled
Visiting Jordan by chance? Better not commit any crimes on purpose, lest the Tourist Police cat-nab your cat-burgling butt and charge you with, er, feline-ious intent, or something. Good news, though, a firm scratch behind the ears is usually enough to get the ticket torn up. (police cat image via maneaterofsurreygreen)
10) Calling All Cats!
Well, now we know why West Los Angeles Police Department patrol cars interrupted their scheduled routes to buy cans of tuna fish, flea powder, and a few cases of catnip-infused cat toys back in late 1948. Call it a case of... wee paws for station identification. (police cat image via UCLA Library Special Collections)