Daily Photo: As Summer Comes to an End, an Ode to Milady

black cat looking out window.
Giuseppe gazes out the north window toward his love in Canada.
The blue sky fades from summer height with lilac dusk
and all the leaves do whisper;
into the gentle twilight dome I busk
and hear in answer, my mistress’ purr.


My most lovely ebony princess Mlle. Daisy Emerald Marguerite, I know your human mama is away from you tonight and you stay in a strange place with your fur brother, the former vagabond Theophile, but we all send you purrs of comfort and we know Theo will take good care of you. Your mama will not be gone for long and will enjoy her brief time away, and she and your papa will return very soon with stories and gifts and interesting smells on them, and both with shower you with love and affection.

Mi amor, in my deepest heart I know we walk beneath the same sky, and hear your voice on the breeze.

Sleep well, ma cher. I will dream of your emerald eyes.




Mademoiselle’s mama and papa are away for the weekend, and Mademoiselle, who is diabetic and needs her injections twice daily, stays at the Cat Hotel at a nearby veterinary hospital. Theophile will make certain that she is treated well, and if any dogs dare come near his precious fur sister, they will not be in the room for long.

Click here for the full list of stories and correspondence of the past year’s affaire between the two feline lovers.

Other daily photos shared on this date

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2012: Daily Photo: Really, A Lap Full
three black cats on lap.
A lap full.

It’s not like it’s cold or anything…click here for the original post.

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2011: Mother and Daughter
two black cats
Mother and Daughter

Mimi was purrfectly content….click here for the original post.

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2010: Kelly Fell Asleep Reading
tortoiseshell cat sleeping on books
Sleepy Kelly in the Library

Well, maybe my cats aren’t the biggest readers….click here for the original post.

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