When Mimi does some framing it’s not like cutting mats and cleaning glass, it’s trying on the frame as a quality control measure. As soon as I set the frame down she is in it as if it’s a box! If she can’t fit into it and have a bath then she advises me not to use it, but if she can then I wait until she’s done and continue.
So this is what we spent most of the weekend doing: I prepared the art and the mat and the glass and backing while Mimi settled into the frame and had a cozy bath. When not sitting in frames, she was walking on my matboard or even my artwork. It took me a little longer to get the work done, but for Mimi’s expert assistance, it’s worth the extra time spent.
This time, none of my contrived distractions convinced her to move off my work table. I was just very careful with glass and things…and just a little annoyed at all those extra black cat hairs. Mimi likes to help me frame too, and we’ve even done a little performance art around her love of framing, and those frames truly are an imaginary box!
Browse some rescued cats and kittens!
Read more about the Petties in this post.
P.S. I’ve been trying to resolve the issues some of you are having with voting. Please let me know if there’s a problem, and what device you are using.
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