Watchful

The cats like to go out with me to take photographs, but they are ever watchful.

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Nikon D5100 f/5.6 ISO 400 1/125s Nikkor 55-300@240mm – Pet Portrait, July 2012

Apparently, they are cognizant of the danger of becoming lunch for a coyote! This photo of Tiger as a watchful, intensely focused cat contrasts strongly with his usual  totally laid back, flopped on his back, rag doll cat demeanor when in the house.

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Hang On!

Side by side, clinging to the branch. Glowing in the early morning sun.

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Nikon D5100 f/8 ISO 200 1/125s Nikkor 55-300@185mm – Summer 2012

Tenacity, friendship, beauty, and grace at the end of life. We could all wish for the same ­čÖé