Nigella Shadow foils the paparazzi

Niggy ~ Up Close

Every once in a while I manage to catch a great picture of Niggy.  Today wasn’t the day.  The cats had post-blizzard jumpiness … flying off the window seats each time a strong gust of wind blew snow against the panes, then hopping back to their spots when the wind subsided.  I took some cute shots of Peanut and Marble, who both photograph nicely, because I’m doing a calendar for 2011.  Niggy mostly photographs looking  crazy,  or not looking at the camera.  See the fingers under her chin?  It’s really hard to hold a cat and take her picture at the same time.  She was not amused.  I LOVE this cat because she is the most loving, gentle, sweet tempered feline ever, no matter what she looks like in my photos.   I had a bout of food poisoning over the holiday, and she sat in the hall outside the bathroom crying while I was sick.  She cried and cried and cried, pacing back and forth like a dog.  But let the little minx see me with a camera and she turns this face on me.  Ten minutes later she was snoring happily in the timeshare box next to my desk.  Go figure!

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About embroiderbee

ABOUT ME: Catholic, Wife, Mom, Artist, Researcher, Baker, Cat- Herder, New Englander. I love designing needlework, especially samplers with specialty stitches, applique & quilting, painting, photographing, reading, writing, baking, fabric and floss collecting. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE COLORS: bluish-purples and greens. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE ANIMALS: Cats ~ you don't have to walk them, and they purr. I've also loved my share of dogs. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MUSIC: Instrumental ~ flute, piano, Smetana's Moldau ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MOVIES: Pride & Prejudice with Ehle and Firth. No other versions need apply. Waking Ned Devine, Happy endings only. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE BOOKS: A Tale of Two Cities, Pride and Prejudice, mysteries, romance, classics, non-fiction. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE CLOTHES: Worn blue jeans, turtlenecks, T-shirts, and hoodies. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Book Notes, some History Channel, Fox News, The Science Channel, some The Real Housewives of ... , Doc Martin, some Masterpiece Theater, some TED talks. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE THINGS 2 DO: Read a good book during a rain or snow storm. Stitch or paint in beautiful light. Talk in bed with my husband late at night and then go for an early breakfast... ie, have his total undivided attention, and luxuriate in it. Talk with our son without cell phones, ipods, etc at a family meal. Go to lunch with a friend and laugh till our sides hurt. Browse in a good library or bookstore. Go to the theater when both the play and the seats are good. Stay home and do absolutely nothing. Read on my Kindle! *~*~*~* ETHNICITY: Mixed-American Mutt of Irish (97%), Welsh, and many other slivers of ethnicity.

Posted on December 27, 2010, in cats, Copyright 2010, MagnifiCATS, Nigella Shadow. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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