Category Archives: black cats

New Cat Brings Joy, and A Mystery

Our new kitty, bright-eyed Little Ultraviolet Girl! Cats have always just walked into our lives. When our Bud departed for the Rainbow Bridge in June and left us catless, we thought we’d have to go looking for a kitty. I … Continue reading

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Extreme Photo Editing; Opinions by Bud the Cat

I took some time to brighten up our avatar picture recently. Deep book editing in black and white means I have to surface for air sometimes. Photo editing lets me luxuriate in bright color. I’ve also tuned up most of … Continue reading

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Cats Wander Plains After Tornado

Madame Curious, feral of flatland. She’s a gorgeously marbled classic tabby: The tall trees all went down in the tornado, on April 27th, 2011 at 5:13 pm. My late Mom’s cat Tiger was terrified; my husband saw him run out of … Continue reading

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Black Cats in Autumn, Sweetness and Glitz

We lost our Little Buddy last year, at age 19. We miss him, always. I was going for the feel of a seasonal ‘spooky’ night when I intensified the colors in the above picture with photo editing. But the lighting … Continue reading

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Our Cat with Feline Radial Hypoplasia

Little Buddy Awaiting dinner, notice my long sweeping whiskers! Little Buddy, flattered by green Update: It’s with a heavy heart that I have to say, Little Buddy went to the Rainbow Bridge on September 19, 2014. He was almost 19, … Continue reading

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Black Cats in Sun and Shade: A Painter’s Eye View

My Little Buddy, who goes by several names (Lightly revised with both text and photo editing, March 21, 2017.) Over the years we’ve had fourteen domestic felines; five of those have been black cats. They’re glorious, purrsome, and chirpsome; they … Continue reading

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My Cat Book, Meow,Y’all! A Feline-Centric Memoir

                                           My Sweet Minx, Her Glamour Portrait, 1988 Why do I write mostly about cats? I know someone’s gonna ask, so I’m getting this question out of the way first! “The Internet cannot have enough cats” is quoted everywhere online, … Continue reading

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