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tabby cats

Shelter Cats

Carmella

Carmella is a cat you can’t ignore.
She’s got a huge personality and presence, with a touch of calico attitude.

Here she is at the door, eagerly awaiting admirers.
Or maybe analyzing the workings of the door handle.
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Shelter Cats

Spring Nip

Just outside the shelter, there is a healthy crop of catnip flourishing in the Spring sunshine.
Volunteers snip a few sprigs for the shelter cats on their way into the building.
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Home Cats

The Year of the OX


For the past ten years I’ve been creating artwork to celebrate the Chinese zodiac.
February 12th marks the beginning of the Year of the OX.

Work in progress; Ernie considers my drawing table a prime spot for a nap.
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Home Cats

Studio Companions

There are four cat beds and a comfortable chair in my studio for our three cats.

Somehow the bed on my drawing table was always the most popular.
Until recently…
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Shelter Cats

Little Sisters

This is gray tabby Ursa on the left, and brown tabby Uma on the right.
They are playful young girls. Ursa likes attention and gentle stroking, Uma is giving it some consideration.

Primrose…

and Katniss are our second pair of sweet sisters in Cat Room #8.
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Shelter Cats

Better in Pairs

Eight year old Ginny is on the left, her nine year old sister Lila is on the right.
They are a bonded pair who came to PAWS when their people moved to a home that didn’t allow pets.

Both Ginny and Lila have calm affectionate personalities.
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Shelter Cats

Sweet Tabbies at PAWS

Falling in love is an occupational hazard when you volunteer at an animal shelter.
Last week we were all smitten by gentle Timon.

He came into PAWS as a stray, and seemed relieved that he didn’t have to fend for himself anymore.
Well, wonderful news! He has left the shelter for his very own home.
Timon’s stay was brief, but he managed to leave big paw prints on our hearts.
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