This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.


catnip enables you to add cute and funny images of random cats in your WordPress theme sidebar or in any page with the catnip shortcode.

Current API functionality built into catnip from The Cat API:

  • Currently the only functionality built into catnip is the ability to get 1-100 random images from The Cat API’s “get” method.

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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload catnip directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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  • General bug fixes


  • Initial release of catnip.