Famous “Cats’ House” Owner Opens Gallery on Wolfe Street

by | Jun 4, 2015 | Business

Photo of Pink Kitty and Bob Walker by © Vincent Knaus 2015. Used with permission.

By Susan Larson

Bob Walker and Frances Mooney, internationally known for The Cats’ House in San Diego, are now residents of Fredericksburg.

Walker, photographer, author, and a founder of The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA), is bringing his energy, enthusiasm and talent to the up-and-coming Uptown Arts District with the opening of Fred Foto Arts.

The gallery and photography service opening celebration is 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2015 — during Fredericksburg First Friday Art Walk.

The intimate 174-square-foot gallery with adjoining wall display in the hall is part of a group of businesses at 526-1 Wolfe St. Walker will digitally showcase photography and video from renown artists, displayed on the latest 4K television monitors.

ODDBOX Studios, will live stream the event, which will include live music by the Harry Wilson Quartet; the good work and award-winning film of Friends of the Rappahannock; selfies and instant portraits with Pink Kitty; and the award-winning images of California photographer Susan Felter.

The event is free. Refreshments will be served.

See more at

The Cats’ House on Animal Planet.

The Cats’ House in San Diego closes, cats go east on Yahoo! News.

Neighborhood off Lafayette is a draw for creative business people on Fredericksburg.com.

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