Sunday, January 17, 2010

Mosaic Monday - the critter edition

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I visited a few mosaics a couple weeks ago and was introduced to some family pets which I thought was quite cute, so I decided to do the same.

Calliope (aka Cali - the calico cat, approx. five years old) is so named because of her tendency toward loquaciousness. I've never had a conversation with a cat before, but you totally can with this one. She answers you back. And it sounds like words. Kinda freaky. She follows me everywhere, sits on me every time I hold still and kills all the mice, bugs and spiders that are anywhere around. Very handy!

Spudnik (aka Little Spud - rescued stripey monster, approx. 6 months old) was so named because......um...The Ventures? It sounded good? Who knows? Spud was found abandoned in a friend's neighbor's barn and was completely wild when he was brought home. I'm not sure I wouldn't call him wild now (haha), but he's very cute and snuggly and makes you forget what a brat he was five minutes ago.

Queen Isabella (aka Izzy - English Springer Spaniel, approx. 15 years old) was so named because of a History Channel program being fresh in the mind. Izzy was the cutest puppy who ever lived and grew into a clever, loyal and loveable friend. She now forgets how old she is and still runs about like a pup when her old legs will cooperate with her enthusiasm. She hates raccoons (because they eat her food, haha!) and once killed a skunk in front of the house the day before a big party. Lovely. Just lovely.

Be sure to visit Little Red House for other beautiful mosaics!

12 comments:

Christine said...

Oh I love all the shoots of your loving animals! And they all seem to have quite the personality:) Happy MM! Christine :D

Michelle@Sweet Something said...

That is a great idea to do pets! Fun mosaic!

Foley said...

So sweet!! I'm one who can't say NO to any animal!! Maybe that's why I have 2 dogs and 3 cats!

eileeninmd said...

Great idea and I love all your critters, especially the spaniel,

Laurie said...

This is a fun mosaic to explore...your pets are beautiful and well-loved! Blessings!

Golden West said...

Looks like a happy menagerie!

Struggler said...

What a wonderful crew! I'd love to have a conversation with Cali. :)

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

I love your pet photos and their personality descriptions...looking forward to enjoying more of your mosaics!!!

Riet said...

TRhat is a lovely mosaic of your poets. Great idea

Manuela@TPOH said...

So cute! I've never seen a mosaic done with pets - love it!

Manuela

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

So cute!!! And how fun to read about each of their personalities.
Your little felt ring in the post below is out of control, Molly. Way, way CUTE!!!
And thanks for the post about your camera. Wow! I'm amazed that you get such amazing photos with that little camera. I hope it never breaks. And BTW, your photo in that post was So So Cute. You look like Helen Hunt there. : )
Take care,
M.L.

Sharon said...

Great mosaic! I love springer spaniels!