Daily Photo: Why is Mariposa So Cute?

Mariposa being cute.
Mariposa being cute.

If it’s not the big purrfectly round green eyes with purrfect eyeliner, or the fluffy white mittens, or the loooong whiskers far wider than she is, or the way she talks to herself when she plays, or the way she snuggles up to each of the other cats and they take her in, or the fact that just short of a year ago she was living in a filthy abandoned house with some pretty mean cats and I have no idea how she learned how to manipulate the world to her liking, I couldn’t tell you what’s so special about Mariposa. I thought I’d give you a taste of the cuteness I have to endure.

I also have sooo many photos I’ve taken of her with my DSLR, which I prefer, and haven’t had the time to process them lately. I’ve finished a number of things and now I can catch up, with Mariposa and many other things.

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From Facebook and Instagram

I even missed a week on social media too.

 

Friday

This has pretty much been the scene all week, I work in the studio, they settle in the room next door because, of course, they can’t leave me entirely alone up here.

Six on the bed while I work in the studio.
Six on the bed while I work in the studio.

Saturday

Go away human, we’re discussing important cat things. (Should I be worried?)

Sunday

The Homeless Cat Management Team/Pittsburgh C.A.T. Spaghetti Dinner!

Display at the Spaghetti Dinner.
Display at the Spaghetti Dinner.

Tuesday

Baff time. Mr. Sunshine and Mewsette are having a synchronized bath as only siblings can do. Mariposa has more work to do with all that hair.

Baff time.
Baff time.

Wednesday

I know you’re both innocent, but what was that noise we all just heard coming from where you are?

Mariposa and Basil

Bella is not properly supervising me by napping all day, but I have managed to be productive nonetheless.

Photos from previous years.

Mimi in the Cat Book Library, and a Beautiful Morning, 2018

Keeping watch on the books.
Keeping watch on the books.

Mimi took her turn in the cat book library today, watching the neighborhood out the door. She fits purrfectly in that little spot. I’ve been planning to put a shelf there so the books don’t get worn since everyone likes to spend time there. Below is another view of Mimi, but the cat tunnel in the mirror isn’t so nice. This is all after we had a nice adventure out in the back yard, below that.

Mimi on the books.
Mimi on the books.

Mimi loves her “real” cat tree out in the back yard. I still haven’t had the last section of the wild black cherry tree removed. I hope to get it removed now that the weather has finally turned warm, and we hope it stays that way. But until then, we have to visit the tree every day.

Standing with tail.
Standing with tail.

My camera decided to focus on the grapevine as Mimi was walking along, but I like the way it looks. It’s Mimi in her favorite space, kind of dreamy, part of the environment.

Walking through the forsythia.
Walking through the forsythia.

While Mimi was exploring her favorite spaces, I was exploring mine with my camera. It was a blue and yellow and green morning. I am so happy to finally have flowers to photograph.

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What other photos have I shared on this date?

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What’s Out There?, 2017

What’s out there?

I have no idea what we are intently watching but I just whispered, “What’s out there?” and Mimi turned slightly and whispered, “Murf”, like, “Shut up.”


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4 thoughts on “Daily Photo: Why is Mariposa So Cute?

  • May 3, 2019 at 2:34 pm
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    cute and FABulous girl; we could be sisters !! hugs from dai$y =^..*=

    ♥♥

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  • May 3, 2019 at 1:52 pm
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    I try to horn in on what the cats are watching out the window, but they often turn away and pad off somewhere else, like I crashed their party!

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    • May 11, 2019 at 12:09 am
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      Yes, I love that annoyed look over the shoulder, in the absence of human teenagers.

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