When Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen started spotting cats in Hong Kong shops, he began to take pictures of them. Hong Kong Shop Cats was published at the end of 2016. He talks to the Post about his latest books. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
When Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen started spotting cats in Hong Kong shops, he began to take pictures of them. Hong Kong Shop Cats was published at the end of 2016. He talks to the Post about his latest books. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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His viral cat photos snapped in Hong Kong shops saw him take the idea to China and on to dogs – graphic designer turned photographer Marcel Heijnen

  • Marcel Heijnen’s photos of Hong Kong shop cats found fans both in the city and abroad; now he has a whole series of books, including one of garage dogs
  • He first moved to Hong Kong in 1995 as a graphic designer for Philips but only stayed for three years, returning in 2015

When Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen started spotting cats in Hong Kong shops, he began to take pictures of them. Hong Kong Shop Cats was published at the end of 2016. He talks to the Post about his latest books. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
When Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen started spotting cats in Hong Kong shops, he began to take pictures of them. Hong Kong Shop Cats was published at the end of 2016. He talks to the Post about his latest books. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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