Thursday, 31 December 2015

Can I Come In?

Puss of the Day : Can I Come In? : It's New Years Eve… time for some old traditions to come is this a "first footing"?... bringing in something into the house for good luck in the New is it just a cold cat who has been left out in the snow wanting to celebrate the New Year INSIDE!
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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

How Do Birds Do This?

Puss of the Day: How do Birds Do This ? : It looks easy when you see birds jumping from branch to branch…but just try's very is so easy to fall off...but it is a great place to have a it is worth perfecting....practice makes perfect.
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Monday, 28 December 2015

Mungo gets the Papers

Puss of the Day: Mungo gets the papers : Mungo has noticed that the dog in this family gets the newspapers from the door mat and takes them to our human … nd gets lots of praise and patting and sometimes a tit bit…Mungo decided that this was too good for a dog... it should be the cat of the family who gets all the Mungo will get the newspaper tomorrow... he got to the doormat first and picked it up...and then just shredded to pieces...this was much more fun!!. dogs and humans just don't "get" cats....

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Cat Coat

Puss of the Day: Cat Coat : It looks like a Christmas gift..but is the way cat is marked...beautiful..
still looks like a jumper that your Granny made!
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Friday, 25 December 2015

Secret Santa

Puss of the Day : Secret Santa : Even more strange markings on this cat...reminding his owner that he looks a little like a Santa... so a hat was added to make it look more so...Happy Christmas!
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Thursday, 24 December 2015

A Social Event

Puss of the Day : A Social Event : More cat markings...this time like a male tuxedo and another coincidence... He is going out tonight to a social event and doesn't have to spend time dressing up for it….he is already there! ...two coincidental coincidences in two days,,,what are the chances of that happening?
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Wednesday, 23 December 2015

The Little Black Dress

Puss of the Day : The Little Black Dress : All cats have markings in their fur…some normal... some not...this one looks like a little black dress...coincidentally she is going out tonight to a cat- ballroom- dance- competition and with all she outings doesn't have to dress up ....she already has...
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Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Protecting You

Puss of the Day : Protecting You : You used to like being cuddled...but now you're too grown always want to go and play with your catty friends....when I, your mother wants a cuddle … 'm just protecting you...keeping you from's dangerous out are saver with
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Monday, 21 December 2015

Hurry Up!

Puss of the Day : Full title...Hurry Up with the food....I'm Going Out Tonight! : One doesn't like to beg ...but I am in a hurry I have a hot date tonight and I don't want to be late! so make haste with the food….go get the it ...fill my I can get the hell out of here!...she won't wait...if I'm humans have no sense of urgency !!
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Sunday, 20 December 2015

Leave Me Alone….

Puss of the Day : Leave me alone : You know the feeling...too many parties..too many late nights...too much fun....why should I stop and go home......just one more....well ok, this will be the last....then...comes the morning!! Oooooooohhhhh Noooooo why didn't I listen to myself..... I'm getting too old for all the meantime.......leave me alone! till it all goes away…..
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Friday, 18 December 2015

Oh No! We're on the 5-2 Diet again

Pussy of the Day : Oh No! We're on the 5-2 diet again! : When the human goes on a diet everyone goes on the diet! Why do I have to...I'm a cat and not a fat one...I wish I was...we animals round here never get enough food as it why the diet? Humans what are they like!
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Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Is that a balloon I see before me?

Pussy of the Day : Is that a balloon I see before me? : A round thing in the sky...? it must be a balloon....what else can it be? does that mean there must be a party going on that I haven't be invited to...huh! I'd better get over there and find out what's going on….
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Tuesday, 15 December 2015

You Want Me to Eat That?

Puss of the Day : You want me to eat that?.: Cats are known to be fussy about their food and all give it a smell and sometimes refuse to eat it... so unlike dogs who will eat absolutely anything!
This one is not up to refusing it and moving on…this one wants a fight about it....stand clear!
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Monday, 14 December 2015

Two on the Razzle :

Puss of the Day : Two on the Razzle : Two kittens out on the town … looking to create some mischief...and have some fun...then back to their human and rest up for the rest of the day....what a life!
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Sunday, 13 December 2015

My Bed!

Puss of the Day : My Bed! : This is the incident that started my cat paintings...One of our then dogs came to me one day and indicated ( as dogs will ) that something was happening in his bed that he didn't like and could I do something about it.....we went to the bed.....there was a small cat in it! Jackson, the dog didn't know how to get it out...and looked at me...what could I do?...I did a painting of didn't please Jackson...the cat couldn't have cared less…I had a new just isn't fair is 
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Saturday, 12 December 2015

Is It me? or is it you?

Puss of the Day : Is it me? or is it You? : Well it's one of us....What's happened to you?...what's happened to YOU??......I don't feel well looking at you....nor do I....looking at you....I think we better take more water with it don't you?

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Friday, 11 December 2015


Puss of the Day : Cheeky : Most cats have just one expression... their mouths turn down and you can't tell what they are thinking. But here is one that can do it. He has produced this wonderful smile suddenly, thinking... Oh I see the joke now….or I understand what you are talking about at last...... charming and cheeky...
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Thursday, 10 December 2015

Wake Up and Play With Me!

Puss of the Day : Wake up and Play With Me ! : Kittens have too much energy…it's a well know play with them to try and tier them out...and they'll play all day... another time you decide so give them your limited time and play with them and they fall into a deep deep sleep so deep you wonder if you should call the vet...but no they are fine...telling you that it is they who say when playtime is...
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Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Baby, it's Cold Outside

Puss of the Day : Baby it's Cold Outside...: As soon as the cold weather hits home the cats are at the window pleading to be let in...out of the snow. I say 'pleading' but as we all know cats don't plead!…they make you feel guilty with their noses pressed up against the windows…but as soon as you open the door there is a moments pause ` to make you feel bad`' and then they slowly step into the room without a  "Thank you!"
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Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Me and Mum

Puss of the Day: Me and Mum ; decided to change the look of these... now painting them in acrylic but still using the pen the start…I can get deeper darks and more control..we'll see how it goes..

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Monday, 7 December 2015

3 Legs Good……4 Legs…….tired!

Puss of the Day : 3 Legs Good......4 Legs.......tired! : More sleeping pussies....but that's what they do all day.....after coming in after a night on the tiles all they want to do is have something to eat and then rest up for the rest of the day...getting enough energy for another night out....never mind entertain us...we bring them food and drinks...sit back and waiting for the floor show..and wait....and wait......…Ho Hum......
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Sunday, 6 December 2015

It's Hard Work….

Puss of the Day : It's hard work….being so cute! : It's not easy being have to work at it...flutter your eye on your sideways look.....looking over your shoulder ...and don't forget the all helps you look I must rest before my next appearance...
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Saturday, 5 December 2015

I've Got My Eye On You

Puss of the Day : I've Got My Eye On You : Cats alway curious … ollowing the ant as it passes the sleeping puss...thinks it's go away with it........and then ...the cat's eye slowly opens....then suddenly.........? tune in next week to find out what happens....
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Friday, 4 December 2015

Cat Chums

Puss of the Day  : Cat Chums  : Cats don't usually get on with others cats…particularly in the same house..we had two sister cats who hated each other and after a lot of hissing and growling divided the house up  into two …one had the upstairs the other down stairs…with a pact at meal times when they would eat together somewhat reluctantly….These are getting on famously…
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Thursday, 3 December 2015

What are you?

Puss of the Day : What are you? : cats were always so curious …anything new in the house, they want to know all about it!…even this ant that has wondered in from the garden…what is this?…something with little legs…what are you?….and what am I going to do about this?…
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Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Siesta for Two

Puss of the Day : Siesta for Two : A cat sleeping is a great sight and a reason for getting out the paint brushes and a kitten sleeping is also a great reason to start painting....and two together is a must! can't resist it.. Kitten are so like human babies…just fall asleep wherever they are as Youtube will show you..excellento!
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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Does My Mum Look Big in this?

​Puss of the Day : Does My Mum Look Big in this? : This poor kitten getting too much love from his well meaning mother…Once there was plenty of room in that basket but as time went on kittens must leave the nest….it comes to us all…..It's sad for mothers…but they are secretly hoping they won't come back….
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Monday, 30 November 2015


Puss of the Day : Bouncer :  What do cats do at night when we are tucked up in bed… some do this…work as bouncer in the local discos…most just hand about the house and garden but some are more adventurous…Bouncer is his name…it may be his name gave him the idea..or maybe he just fancied having a go…..anyway here he is…..BOUNCER!

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Friday, 27 November 2015

You Looking at Me?

Puss of the Day : You Looking at Me? : Cute kitten trying to understand why you are standing on your head trying to get a reaction from them. They are a bit like children. That staring at you, trying to understand what you are trying to communicate to them, putting their heads on one side to see if that helps…
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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Caring Mum

Puss of the Day : Caring Mum : Cats and their kittens together always make a pleasant sight. I've tried to make this cosy. A mother looking at her child when it's sleeping.
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

That's My Dad

Puss of the Day: That's my Dad : Proud father and proud son...Bambo pen and watercolour an interesting mix, I love the line theses bamboo pens make.
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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Table Siesta

Puss of the Day : Table Siesta : Cats can sleep anywhere and usually do. We had a cat called Fincklestien who we would find in cupboards, under beds, and once in the piano! This one was too tired to move to a comfortable settee or a bed..and decided to sleep just where he was…on the table!
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Monday, 23 November 2015

Kitten Kapers

Puss of the Day; Kitten Kapers : Kittens,  what are they like….trying to do paw stands….you're too little …wait till your older…but no….I do it!…but it can' to watch though….
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Saturday, 21 November 2015

Jump Preparations

 Puss of the Day : Jump Preparation : Kittens are always up for playing....they'd play all day if you let them...but like human babies...they play till they drop!...suddenly you look around and find they are asleep ...not just napping but in a deep deep can pick them up and put them somewhere safe to sleep it off...then as suddenly as they fell asleep they are awake and ready to pounce again...
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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

What Next?

​Puss of the Day: What Next?: I've eaten….I've had a siesta……some more food……now what? what do cats do when there is nothing to do?…more sleep?…..more eating?……chase something ? don't feel like it……I think I'll just wait for tonight…..
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Thursday, 12 November 2015

Cup Cat

Puss of the Day : Cup Cat : Kittens are so cute…Here is another one this time in a cup so out of the jug and into a cup…..oh the cute things they do… took two hours to put this one in a jug and photographing him…He didn't seem to mind…at first..but my wife thought he did so we had to stop…he was fed and miked ( not watered) and lay on our best cushion…like some actor awaiting his next call. Then onto the cup…what are they like????
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Sunday, 1 November 2015

Party Punch

Puss of the Day : Party Punch : Oh no another party...that moment of waking up and trying to remember what happened last night...who did you offend...who to apologise to this I too old to keep doing this.....another five minutes .....and I'll get up and start handling it all ...but for the moment.....sleep......
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Wednesday, 28 October 2015


Puss of the Day : Stretch : Loverly to see a cat stretching after a sleep it is always the first thing they do on awakening. Also now adopted by our Tai Chi class as a warmup gi gong exercise..I believe a lot of the moves are based on animal movements….makes sense. not the lapping of milk from a bowl though.
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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Jugged Puss

 Puss of the Day : Jugged Puss  : Kittens are so cute…and the cute things they do….climbing into a jug and peering over the top and looking cute….it took two hours to put this one in a jug and photographing him…He didn't seem to mind…at first..but my wife thought he did so we had to stop…he was fed and miked ( not watered) and lay on our best cushion…like some actor awaiting  his next call. 
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Monday, 26 October 2015

The Duchess

Puss of the Day :  The Duchess   :  One of the cats with a genuine aristocratic background would walk in a room as if she owned the place. She had so much self confidence it was hard to believe she was just a cat. Coming into our lives not like other cats appearing at the door one day mewing to get in and near something hot and some food…..The Duchess " descended" into our live appearing first in the best chair demanding to be waited  on and generally pampered ….and daring us to disobey ……..

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Friday, 23 October 2015

What's Up?

Puss of the Day:  What's Up?  :  More pussy talk…this one had committed some domestic crime…spilling mike I expect …looking up as is if butter wouldn't melt in her mouth..feigning innosence …but still in charge……cats!
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Thursday, 22 October 2015

Rude Dude

Puss of the Day : Rude Dude  :  I was talking to this cat the other day…as you do…..I was actually showing him a card trick….he stuck with the bla bla bla ( in case food was involved ) when he suddenly yawned and stuck his tongue out at me…..I don't know if he knew what he was doing but it looked convincing to me…..I stop showing him the trick and walked away..slightly slighted…..cats! what are they like….
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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Who You?

Puss of the Day : Who You? : Cats are so laid back…once they have settled after their meal…it takes a lot to move them when they don't want too…This one noticed the bug and followed it's trec across the terrace watching it's every step…it went behind the cat…and the cat's head followed it around almost the same as an owl…finally it just had to move to check where the bug had gone…before settling down again where he had started…..cats…what are they like?
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Monday, 19 October 2015

Sea Gull Hunt

Puss of the Day :   Sea Gull Hunt    :  Another good idea from a cats mind is……
…I like catching birds…gulls are birds…so…if I sit on a pole near sea gulls I will catch one…..what can possibly go wrong? same question for the bird table too….neither worked……but you have to hand it to the cats…they never give up ( unless it's time for a home prepared meal ) until then we will just sit here until my plan works…..good luck!
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Sunday, 18 October 2015


Puss of the Day :  Pounce! : Kittens look so cute when they play "pretend" leaping on imaginary enemies …scaring themselves into jumping madly in the air. So much of this stuff on YouTube it's so nice to sit down and paint one…
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Saturday, 17 October 2015

You Want WHAT!?

Pussy of the Day : You Want…WHAT ? : Talking to cats is never very rewarding…they just stare back at you with their heads on one side as if they are trying to understand what you are saying…it took me some years to realise that it is nothing of the sort…they are wondering when the bla bla bla is going to stop and thinking I'm only hanging around in case some of this bla bla bla is anything to do with food.  Ho Humm…
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Friday, 16 October 2015

Howling at the Moon

Puss of the Day :  Howling at the Moon: We had dogs that used to howl at hot-air-balloons but it was the cats who would howl at the moon…strange animals what were they thinking it was…if they were howling they might have thought it was an empty dinner plate! that would get them howling.
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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Cat Table

Puss of the Day: Cat Table : This Tabby has climbed the bird table with the thought of using it to catch birds…but the "word" had got around among the birds...the cat sat there for most f the day without seeing a single soon as he got fed up a left...out they came hungrily eat up the seed...had to laugh....
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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

New View

Puss of the Day: New View: After a little time off for good behaviour I am starting again with the daily painting but this time I am painting cats…I will go back to birds at a later date. This our old cat Finclestien now departed..but happily well remembered. He would always find odd places to sleep…I would open a cupboard he would be sleeping there on one of the shelves…missing him just writing this…
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Thursday, 1 October 2015

Oxmarket Exhibition

Oxmarket Exhibition Chichester St Andrews Court West Sussex PO19 1YH: Our two week exhibition is coming to an end this weekend if you haven't been yet this is your last opportunity …..don't miss this great event! it is all the latest work of the Hampshire Artists Co-Operative all in one room! and a great room it is…it is even worth a visit to see the room with it's glass etched windows, high ceilings, and wonderful art below..
Ending this weekend on Sunday 4th October 2015…be there…
    Oxmarket Centre of Arts 
    Hampshire Artists Co-Operative
    Address: St Andrews Court, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1YH
    Closing soon · 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.