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Rusty Spotted Cat

By Lillian  
You guessed it!! I got too close!
Was in the enclosure with him...he is smaller than the usual domestic cat, but VERY much a wild cat.
It was a real honour to share his space, and V2 shows he did forgive me
nothing special as I got the shot even though...jumped!Wink
bit of sharpness on tongue & eyes hand held

What a great day yesterday...we all helped each other and hope everyone
got shots as great as I think mine are, Thanks for arranging Val
Owls as never before...and in flight, and new friends

I never got indoors until 12.45am!!

Lillian

Tags: General Kent Whf Wildlife and nature Humour and fun Rusty Spotted Cat

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cats_123 Plus
13 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
17 Aug 2013 10:15AM
Seriously close...like V3 looks 3D GrinGrin

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Tigger1 4 3 England
17 Aug 2013 10:16AM
Brilliant capture... a side to cats that we don't often see.
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 10:27AM
Excellent capture, perrrfect timing. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
17 Aug 2013 10:28AM
Excellent captures Lillian, he looks really fierce in V1 which is a slight favourite,
Fred.
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 116 Scotland
17 Aug 2013 10:28AM
Not so sure he has forgiven you in V 2, Lillian.........just shielding his canines to lull you into a false sense of security, then......POUNCE.
You are very brave going into the enclosures with these animals but what an experience.
Ronnie.
17 Aug 2013 10:32AM
Emotional cat!Smile
Regards Valery
DeSilver Plus
9 14 12 England
17 Aug 2013 10:34AM
Very, very nice indeed and as you say "It was a real honour to share his space" Smile


David.
17 Aug 2013 10:37AM
"where's my dinner?"

don't fancy clapping this unhappy pussy, Lillian.

Dougie
17 Aug 2013 10:39AM
Excellent captures of the rather aggresive side of this beautiful cat..!
George
17 Aug 2013 10:47AM
another top draw set
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
17 Aug 2013 10:50AM
Those eyes are wonderful, Lillian, V.1 is definitely the right lead. Carol
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 124 14 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 10:54AM
That's one angry cat Lillian, 3 great captures.Smile


Cliff
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 10:54AM
Superb set of images Lillian, not to sure I would want to get that close to him Smile

Hugh
17 Aug 2013 11:09AM
Big eyes..........great set...........GrinGrinGrin
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
17 Aug 2013 11:10AM
An excellent set which has captured the aggression beautifully.

Albert
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
17 Aug 2013 11:21AM
My goodness, that's one cross cat! three great photos which capture the attitude so well.

Ann
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 11:24AM
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
17 Aug 2013 11:32AM
Wow that's one mad pussy SmileSmile

Rod
moiral 6 12 Scotland
17 Aug 2013 11:53AM
Just made me look down at our evil little weasal who is glowering back up at me just now.
3 brilliant captures, but V1 for me as it is a face I am now so familiar with Grin.
Moira
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 11:56AM

Quote:Excellent capture, perrrfect timing. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin


Eileen
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
17 Aug 2013 12:03PM
Three fantastic images of this fiercesome little cat, love the attitude you've captured. Glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself at the BOC yesterday, I hope the Tomcat behaved himself and didn't embarass everyone if he did manage to turn up!Blush
ColleenA Plus
4 324 5 Australia
17 Aug 2013 12:36PM
What a great experience for you Lillian, 3 great captures....sounds like you had a great day out
17 Aug 2013 1:44PM
oooooooooooooo brilliant 'Mouse Over' Lillian, what a moody moggy that is.

John Smile
Irishkate Plus
6 40 106 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 2:28PM
I wouldn't like to be at the receiving end of those teeth.
Great eyes!
KateGrinGrinGrin
Techno Plus
8 2.0k 8 England
17 Aug 2013 2:31PM
Lovely work Lillian, a credit to your pf....Smile

Delighted to have finally met up with you yesterday, thanks for your "last Rolo" much appreciated, trawling through my images at the moment hopefully will find action in the frame and in focus! We live in hope...Wink
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
17 Aug 2013 2:48PM
Excellent photography Lillian !! You are one adventurous lady for sure !!
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
17 Aug 2013 3:07PM
Small but still looking wild Lillian !!
Good set.
Mick.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
17 Aug 2013 3:17PM
A wonderful set, Lillian...but looking at those teeth, I don't think I'd want to be cuddling this one! Wink
Trev Smile
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
17 Aug 2013 3:17PM
Angry Lillian !!!!!
Ron.
17 Aug 2013 4:11PM
Brilliant capture
17 Aug 2013 4:15PM
3 stunning images.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 4:19PM
How do you cope with such late homecomingsSmile worthy shots for your late return home
SlowSong Plus
8 6.8k 29 England
17 Aug 2013 4:40PM
Totally adorable. I love all three. Smile
Goodness Lillian........he was certainly not happy looking down your lens Tongue
Juliexx
CaroleS Plus
6 429 3 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 4:56PM
Three excellent images depicting 'always be on your guard with a cat' extremely wellSmile
chensuriashi Plus
10 254 17 England
17 Aug 2013 5:36PM
Yes great shots get in and get out quick there is a swipe to follow....Chen.
richmowil Plus
8 321 2 England
17 Aug 2013 5:51PM
V1 great timing Lillian!! Excellent Capture!!
17 Aug 2013 5:59PM
A very well captured image Lillian.
Enjoyed your company yesterday, and what a great day.
Chris
rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 7:01PM
I love cats, Lillian and these are three super shots.

Ray
Misty56 9 22 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 7:45PM
One fierce cat, love the series of images good to meet and chat with your yesterday 16th aug Lillian, Smile
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 8:00PM
I love this sequence Lillian and his final almost submission! Ears flat and he looks as if he knows he's lost the battle! Great cat body language you've captured here!
17 Aug 2013 8:20PM
A frightening threesome, Lillian but, by V3, I think it was starting to love you!!!
First class images!SmileSmile
Richard
Mike_Smith Plus
9 364 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 8:27PM
Wow this is definitely a wild cat , great shots
17 Aug 2013 8:30PM
Awesome Lillian. Love all three but V1, he may be small but he's saying i'm still a wild one GrinGrin

Love him GrinGrinGrinGrin

Kathryn
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 8:51PM
Three rather wonderful in your face close up and personal captures Lillian, not quite sure if I would have stayed around long enough to capture them all though...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
johnlw 10 1 10 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 9:43PM
I think it's just as well he's so smallSmilea good set of images.
Regards John.
17 Aug 2013 9:53PM
You've caught his attitude so well, giving more than a hint of what he's about!!
Maggie
18 Aug 2013 8:23AM
yes he certainly mellowed a tad in v2 and 3 Lillian three very fine additions to you PF wonderful work

Graham
Wow what big eyes Lillian, 3 amazing images... I havent seen one of these cats before GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 4 8 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 8:37PM
A great set of photos!!!

MyaGrinGrinGrinGrin
senn Plus
5 5 1 Belgium
19 Aug 2013 7:33PM
gush ! .. I feel like a mouse WinkGrin .. great trio here Lillian

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