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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Life Imitating Art

     Dad found it amusing that I chose this spot and this position one day recently for a respite from my hectic daily schedule (really, Cleo?)
     Some of you may remember this cat sarcophagus from Orbit posts from oh so long ago.  It's one of a few pieces from dad's eclectic collection of oddities (translated: a bunch of shit for which he had multiple excuses not to get rid of) that he would not part with way back when mom helped liberate dad from his inherited hording tendencies (so I liked to collect stuff).
      Maybe I was just tired.  Maybe I was silently communing with Orbit and dear little Grayson, whose ashes rest within this hand-carved ten ton feline showpiece.  
    
     

13 comments:

Catio Tales said...

That's a fine pose in a magnificent location- we did not know about that fantastic monument. Much respect for a sacred place.

Brian said...

Nice to see you Cleo and I am certain you and Orbit were chatting!

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

I believe in those things and FOR SURE you were doing some communicating with Orbit, absolutely! catchatwithcarenandcody

Summer said...

I'm so glad your human managed to hang onto this sarcophagus - it really is magnificent! Not to mention, and awesome place to pose next to.

Tamago said...

Wow, it looks like a very fine piece of art! Lovely place for ashes of Orbit and Grayson to rest. I think you were talking to them, Cleo. And I love your synchronized position :-)

Hairballs and Hissyfits said...

very elegant spot for ashes of Orbit and Grayson to rest! You match the piece perfectly!

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

I love this picture! Very artsy :)

Eastside Cats said...

Cleo, you are beautiful and you know it! You posed there purposefully, because of the licale AND that it makes you look good!

pilch92 said...

I bet you were paying your respects to them. My cats like to go in the closet to pay respects to our angels (that is where there boxes of ashes are. )

The Island Cats said...

Well, whatever the reason, you look good sitting there.

Ivan and Izzy from WMD said...

Humans never get what we're doing, Cleo. *We* know why you chose that spot.

da tabbies o trout towne said...

cleo....that cat iz total lee kewl ...sure herz knot az gorgeouz az ewe but herz kewl ...yur dad noez how ta collectz sum kewl shitz thatz for sure !!! ☺☺☺ him kneadz one oh thoz big azz stone lionz now :) ♥♥

Darla M Sands said...

That is an awesome piece! Thanks for the April 2021 reference.

About This Blog

Created in July 2011 this blog chronicled the everyday life of a well-seasoned house panther named Orbit, who made the move with us from Massachusetts to North Carolina. He was a nearly constant companion for almost 22 years, and ruled our roost until he passed away in December 2014 which hit us like a ton of bricks.
After more than 2 years without a live-in feline friend we found this senior Tortie gal at Orange County Animal Services in Chapel Hill, NC and just couldn't leave without her. Cleo certainly came with an abundance of purrsonalitude, and has staked her claim on our hearts and in our home since day one. It took some long, deep thought, but I decided to pick up where Orbit left off and let Cleo tell her stories. Of course from time to time I'll add some non-Cleo posts, but she'll get over it.