Sunday, February 15, 2009

Sunday morning visitor

When I awoke this morning I looked out my window and discovered a visitor. Cats love this perch because it gives them the sun on a cold morning and also the elevation with which to survey the surroundings.

After that first photo I tapped lightly on the window to get this full face shot.

After studying me and the camera for a short time, my visitor decided a slow retreat was the best strategy.


11 comments:

  1. Awww, your visitor looks like he has a little moustache! x

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  2. He doesn't appear to be in any rush to leave... what a sweet face he has!

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  3. I would say he/she is well fed and is not accostomed to hurry anywhere.

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  4. Kitty - Yes, he has a distinctive face.

    Dawn - He crept very slowly down the ramp.

    Tony - Yes, a very solid body. We've seen him around before.

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  5. He is beautifully marked! He also does look very well fed, & prosperous, if one can use that term for a cat!

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  6. Meggie - In many ways, I believe he is a "fat cat".

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  7. I always enjoy that particular Cat Way of leaving the scene, oh so deliberately slowly, as if to say, "I could remain as long as I want, but today is not the day. So long, Sucka!"

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  8. Mal - Pretty indeed.

    GJ - That reminded me of a poem by Carl Sandburg:

    The fog comes
    on little cat feet.

    It sits looking
    over harbor and city
    on silent haunches
    and then moves on.

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  9. Great pictures! I really like the first two pictures where the combination of feline, color in the background, and texture (window screen?) all really come together nicely. Very cool.

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  10. Ah, thank you Warren. And you're the first to notice (or at least mention) that I was obviously shooting through a screen door. Good eye!

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