On a Rainy Afternoon: From A Year Ago Today

two cats on a pillow

On a Rainy Afternoon

Cookie and Mimi spend some cozy hours on the pile of pillows on my bed while the day fills with rain and fog outside the window.

I often think rescued kitties take a little time on bad weather days remembering the days before their rescue. I know Mimi does because this normally reticent kitty is suddenly following me around, loving on me, looking into my eyes and telling me stories. Cookie is not so obvious, but she thanks me pretty much all the time.

The photo was nearly colorless with the stark rain light, and there’s something about a contrasty image with overexposed highlights that just asks to be black and white, and so it is.

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Daily Sketch: Another Nap

pencil sketch of cats sleeping

Another Nap, pencil © B.E. Kazmarski

Well, they nap a lot, especially in a pile, especially on my desk. I had actually intended to do a little more with this but the phone rang, they got up and the day went on. No worry, there will be another day for Giuseppe, Mewsette and Jelly Bean to pose for a quick portrait.

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Guarding Their Castles

orange and white cat

The Creamsicle kitty.

As I walked for an errand through my neighborhood this afternoon I saw two of my neighbor’s cats guarding their castles: at the top of the steps to their front porches, right in front of the door.

And they matched the homes’ decor as well! The Creamsicle Kitty, above, coordinates beautifully with the white door (and white siding) to his home, plus the warm weathered boards of the porch with just a touch of cobalt as a complementary color.

Below, this lovely swirly marbled tabby boy sits atop his steps covered with carpet in his colors, in front of a dark wooden door fronted by a storm door with black wrought iron scrollwork doing a poor imitation of his stripes.

tabby cat on porch

The dark marbled tabby boy.

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