A collection of black and white images, captured during the first and the second World War, show us a small glimpse of light in a life, that was otherwise filled with death and despair. In between those moments though, soldiers pose with their beloved kittens and give us another, more humane perspective of an everyday life in the front lines.
Cats might not have been that useful to combat, such as other brave military animals, but they did serve as mousers and ratters, protecting the vital food sources and preventing the spread of diseases. More importantly, they served as companions, loyal friends that would comfort the wounded shouldiers that were far away from home.
The cats had been adopted as mascots by many shoulders and they could be found in many military camps.