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Milan and Felix, Two Happy Rescues

I received word last week from one of my portrait families that they had lost Milan in his years-long battle with diabetes. I’m always honored to be included on the list of those who receive the news, and I often hear how glad the family is that they have their

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Simon Says…

What are you looking at? Simon is another incredible rescue I met in the process of creating my art. He lives with the family of Cooper, one of the portrait subjects featured in Great Rescues, who have been rescuing cats for years. Animals are amazingly adaptive when it comes to

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Trumpet and Jasper, One of the First, and One of My Favorites

Yes, this portrait is from nearly 20 years ago! I can hardly believe it was that long ago, and I was so new to all this…And I was so happy to look up Trumpet and Jasper’s mom all these years later when I published my first Great Rescues book in

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“You Are the Most Beautiful, Precious Girl…”

Would you choose to adopt a kitty who was known to have, ahem, litterbox issues? And after hearing many warnings and so much failure in this area, do you think you’d be the one to find the magic solution? Christie was brought to a veterinarian for treatment, but her owners

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Big Kitty Love

This magnificent cat was rescued and originally placed with someone who unfortunately not only let him out, but literally kicked him out, causing a permanent injury. Felix found himself back with his original rescuers who kept a registered rescue for cats in their home. His forever family had recently lost

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Percy, Ebi and Augie, a Portrait of Calico Cats

Yesterday I told the rescue story of little Augie, the kitty in the center of this portrait, and a little about her sisters, Percy and Ebi. Today I’ll tell you more about them, and about their portrait. The initial reason for wanting a portrait was to remember Augie, her brief

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The August Kitten

Many years ago a couple decided they needed at least one animal companion to share their lives. Both S., the woman, and M., the man, worked, often long hours, and traveled, so they decided they would adopt at least one cat, preferably two, to share their lives. They headed for

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Out in the Garden: 2011

This is the photo I referenced in today’s rescue story… Emerson thinks about all the wonderful sights and sounds and smells he’d experience out in the garden. There’s just something about a cat looking out a window that I always find appealing. This is one of the many photos I

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A Bridge Between the Ages

“Holly was my first and only kitten,” Judi told me. “All my cats were adults that I rescued or adopted. She was a real treat—I’d never seen the energy of a kitten.” Holly was about six weeks old when Judi’s partner Don brought her home in the cereal box and

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I’ll Be Seeing You

Seeing Mimi settling down near Peaches’ portrait reminded me of another instance of a cat communicating with one of my portraits, and an unintended rescue that turned into a lifetime devotion to cats. I usually keep in touch with the family for whom I’ve created a portrait. We’ve often done

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