Time spent with cats is never wasted……

Last Friday, I featured Jack Russells….today cats.

I am an animal lover, but have to admit that there is nothing quite like the love of a cat.    The following cats have all played a part in my life…….

Sun Spot – watercolour – Petuli


Christeve the Cat who came to me during a violent storm in the Magical Town of Crickadoon on Christmas Eve – 1996.    

Christeve with hummingbird – watercolour


I met this little calico cat when painting in Conca dei Marini on the Amalfi Coast.    She visited me every day…..

Detail from large oil painting…..

1654643_10152278515330396_130277338_o-3Tushy and Mushy were my favourite studio cats.    Brother and sister, they came to me via a student in the United States…..when just six weeks old.     



Given that it is Friday….time to hang loose like a cat….



Have a wonderful weekend….

A Bientôt

47 thoughts on “Time spent with cats is never wasted……

  1. olganm

    Gorgeous. I love them all (as you know I have Christeve’s story) but I’d love to see the calico Italian cat oil live. Its colours look amazing!

  2. ShimonZ

    You know how much I love your painting… it fills my heart with joy… no less than any natural beauty. And you know how I love cats. So you can imagine, you really made my day, my dear Janet. xxx

  3. Tony

    Beautiful work! I love me some cats, too, despite my allergies. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking something you read. Am very much enjoying my visit to your lovely corner of the blogosphere.

  4. missstilletto

    i was never an animal lover until my daughter adopted an abandoned kitten omgd now i wud be lost without him he has taught me so much about cats.thank u for this post.lol im converted .

  5. teagan geneviene

    Janet this is so amazingly beautiful. It brought tears to my eyes. Although i admit to being weepy where cats are concerned lately. Your work with water colors surpasses any i have ever seen, no matter what subject you choose — but i’ve never seen better with animals. You captured the “catitude” perfectly. Mega-hugs my friend. 🐱 (By the way, i shared this EveryWhere.)

    1. janetweightreed10 Post author

      Thank you so much dear Teagan for this wonderful comment. From one cat lover to another….I fully understand feelings of emotion around them:) I so appreciate your comments. Janet. xx


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