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Hazel_SR 11 13 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2010 8:59PM
Interesting frame!
MrsS 15 4.5k 18 England
29 Aug 2010 9:01PM
Is he ruling the roost yet? Wink

Fran x
kitsch 16 439 4 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2010 9:10PM
awwww! love this Smile
and our first family cat was called sooty lol
cassiecat 13 39 46 England
29 Aug 2010 9:23PM
a very striking image. whats sootys story?
ours had been left shut in a house when the tenants had been evicted and it was some time before she was found. She is totally adorable.lesley
AlleyCatz 15 274 6 England
29 Aug 2010 9:34PM
Thanks folks... Smile

Lesley: Sooty was initially taken in by a good friend of mine after his owners had moved away and he travelled back to their previous home...but no-one came back for him. My friend shortly after that got a puppy who would not stop harassing the cat to which Sooty started to live outside and became he is a real loving indoor lap cat. She was going to take him to the cat rescue but I thought we could take a chance on him. We already had two cats....and I think Wooly was a little unsure because of the other cats....but within hours Sooty had got on Wooly's knee purring loudly and won him over Wink Clever cat....he is now very settled....and a very affectionate and happy cat Smile

P.S The window frame in need of a little not ours.....I found this window scene when out on a texture finding day with Janet (Chase)

Daisymaye Plus
13 23 21 Canada
29 Aug 2010 10:01PM
This is so beautiful. What a great work, so artsy. Just love it. And Sooty is adorable..........Sandy
backbeat 16 134 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2010 10:29PM
hey sooty...i hope you like posing, because your owner is going to be pointing a big black eye thing at you every chance she'll get used to it Wink

lovely on a lot of levels Alley

User_Removed 13 26 2 United States
29 Aug 2010 11:27PM
Sooty is so fortunate to have a rescuer like you, Alley! There are so many homeless creatures out there. And that photo is just great - the painterly quality, the colors and the composition are fantastic!
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
29 Aug 2010 11:40PM
Beautiful concept image, great home he has Alley ! Ron.
NeilM 15 England
29 Aug 2010 11:40PM
love this Smile

MandyD 13 16,777.2k 1 England
30 Aug 2010 12:02AM
Lovely image Alley ~ our cats favourite place is the windowsill ... she's nearly 17 years old and still going strong Smile
eraina 15 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 12:21AM
bout time you got them bloody nets washed alley ....
AlleyCatz 15 274 6 England
30 Aug 2010 9:38AM
Thanks folks Smile Smile

Eraina: Wash em! No way.....there too photogenic! Tongue

tomcat 16 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 9:50AM
Sooty is a very fortunate cat Smile

As did the Egyptians, I believe ther is something mystical about them.
Perhaps lost souls from a previous era .

chase Plus
16 2.3k 601 England
30 Aug 2010 9:58AM
Nicely put together Alison,Sooty's eyes do grab the attention in the frame.
I like the Poppies.......,get that bit of painting done on your window frame & for goodnessake wash the flippin' curtains !!!!! Wink
AlleyCatz 15 274 6 England
30 Aug 2010 10:13AM
Thanks Adrian and Janet Smile Smile

Janet: Paint and wash......Nah.... keeping it all photogenic thanks! Tongue

derekhansen 13 210 24 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2010 5:40PM
Great image Alley.
JouŠo 17 56 Finland
30 Aug 2010 6:40PM
LOVE IT........

bricurtis Plus
16 2.6k 51 England
30 Aug 2010 8:33PM
Who would live in a house like this.Wink well done Alley with the cat.
Like the image too.
30 Aug 2010 9:28PM
Lovely cat, lovely window and composition, but I'm not too sure about the processing Alley - large gives the cat some odd details.

1 Sep 2010 11:08AM
Well done! Very harmonious.
Regards, Oleg.
Cor 12 Belgium
1 Sep 2010 6:00PM
A beauty +++++
DaveU 15 1.4k 127 England
3 Sep 2010 6:52PM
Mrs U took in a stray cat years and years ago .... called him Floopy and doted on him. He died of a kidney infection and she was heart-broken. Pets eh? Who'd have 'em.

Lovely window and the yellow eyes nail this one for me. Twin feline focal points.

5 Sep 2010 7:55PM
A lovely story and image, once again very fine manipulation, a very fine image and those eyes...
AlleyCatz 15 274 6 England
6 Sep 2010 8:15AM
Thanks folks......appreciate your time Smile

paulett 12 19 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2010 7:43PM
brilliant .
Ridgeway 15 222 2 Ireland
20 Nov 2010 1:09PM
Very nice,grainy effect wotks well here,

25 Sep 2011 6:53AM
Yep this here is the one Alley!!Wink
BarbaraR 15 1.2k 1 England
13 Jan 2012 3:52PM
Lovely shot and so well created.
Happy to hear of your Lucky's story.


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