Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Picture fun

Here's a photo I snapped at a Buddhist shrine on my last trip to the deepest jungle of Thailand.

No, wait a minute. That face looks familiar. Let me turn the flash on it.

Oh, I remember him. That's actually a small statue in our front garden.

This is a photo of our half-cat Smoke. (You remember, I call him that because he only spends about half of his time with us). He's pretending to ignore me.

Have you ever noticed . . . whenever you want to get a nice tight close-up of your pet's face, he won't settle down. First he walks past your camera one way.

Then he turns and goes the other way . . . always just out of range.

Oh, well, I got one good one of him sometime back. It's at the top of this page.


  1. ...and a fine picture it is. He's a most handsome cat; I wouldn't mind sharing him on a part time basis.

  2. Nice photos Catalyst--even if they are of a Cat!

  3. Oh do I ever feel your pain. I have so many half-pictures, or blurry pictures of the dogs that it is unreal. Maybe 1 in 50 turns out good. :) They live to torment us.

  4. Granny J - Trust me. If you lived anywhere in the neighborhood you would share him. He's a bit of a tramp.

    Mike - Thank you. (I think!)

    Tombo - But you also have some good ones. They do enjoy the chase, though.

  5. I like the thought of being in the deepest jungle better. The elusive cat. No you, but the cat.

  6. I wonder if when he's stalking bugs through the shrubbery if he imagines himself in a jungle.

  7. He is so much like my cat it's freaky. And yes I know how difficult it is to get a face shot... they like to rub the camera :)

  8. Dawn - As I have said he's only around about half the time or less. He may be using some sci-fi technique to instantly get to NFL and back.

  9. Of course you already know you never own cats, they just use you for their own ends.
    He is such a seductive being, he can please himself about most things!
    Hmmn i married a Leo, a big cat indeed!

  10. I think our kitties are twins.

  11. Meggie - Oh, do I know it.

    Catscratch - Smoke seems to have twins everywhere!


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