Sisters

Tuxedo Cat

MiMi is the crazier of the two girls. She flips and falls her way through life but she’s so very cute.

This is Day-3 of my combined Five Photos Five and Black and White photo challenge. I’m keeping this short because I don’t normally post this many days in a row and I don’t want my readers to get tired. After this challenge (and a special announcement on Friday) I will return to my normal schedule. Of course my normal schedule calls for a post on Saturday, so…

Enough babbling, get to the point!

(Yes girls).

Since one of the challenges is to post a black and white photo each day, MiMi and MuMu suggested that I use pictures of them. After all, they are at their best in black and white.

Tuxedo Cat

MuMu is the more predictable sister. She makes a lot of noise, but mainly so you will brush or scratch her.

I know that the challenge calls for a photo, but they’re sisters and I can’t pick one of them to represent them both. If I tried, they would fight. We used to have two male Tuxedo cats (Oreo and Cookie). Oreo was born about two years before Cookie and he passed away before Cookie as well. After Cookie passed away, we knew that we had to have cats, and we wanted Tuxedo cats. Our Vet, asked around and called us with news that a woman had two Tuxedo sisters.

The rest, as they say, is history.

About Dan Antion

Husband, father, woodworker, cyclist, photographer, geek - oh wait, I’m writing this like I only have 140 characters. I am all those things, and more, and all of these passions present me with opportunities to observe, and think about things that I can’t write about in other places. I have started this blog to catch the stuff that falls out, overflows and just plain doesn’t fit the other containers in my life.
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38 Responses to Sisters

  1. GP Cox says:

    Who could possibly become tired of these photos?

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  2. black and white: perfect choice for a pair of tuxedo twins!

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  3. bikerchick57 says:

    Beautiful girls! One of my angel kitties was a male Manx tuxedo named Ace. I love the coloration of tuxedo cats, it gives them such elegance.

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    • Dan Antion says:

      Thanks Mary. One of our males (Cookie) had a bit of black that jogged out on his chest so that the black fur looked very much like a cape. He was the perfect gentleman, always ready for formal. I’m pretty sure we will always have Tuxedos.

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  4. I’m delighted to meet MiMi and MuMu! =^-^= Hugs all ’round.

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  5. loisajay says:

    Adorable! Yes, I love this. They look so petite. I call Teemu MuMu sometimes. Either that or Mr Mu.

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  6. Beautiful cats. As for being tired of your posts. Can’t happen.

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  7. AmyRose says:

    I’m officially resting, Dan, because my 5 days was wild. I normally do not blog that many days in a row and right now, you better believe I need a break. I had my eye out for your post this morning, and thought it strange not to see it in my notifications. Now I know why. You didn’t link me with your post. That’s OK I will furgive you because you Love cats. MiMi and MuMu of course must be seen together for they are both gorgeous! LOVED both images, Dan. SMILE! (((HUGS))) Amy <3

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  8. Beautiful cats! Great pics, Dan!!

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  9. Wendy Brydge says:

    I’m not a cat person, but MuMu’s expression is making me smile!

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    • Dan Antion says:

      I’m glad Wendy. I wasn’t a cat person until we got a cat. I have to share that story someday. MuMu can make you smile. MuMu can also make you want to throw something at her at 3:00 am when she wants to be scratched :)

      Like

  10. Damyanti says:

    Cat pictures sell anything. :) And, you’re a very good writer, Dan!

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  11. Sammy D. says:

    Special announcement ?!? I wonder if it’s about the cats, Faith or you!! Can’t wait!

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  12. Dan, you can post on regular basis and I’m sure your readers will love it. At least, I never get bored of your posts. Your cats are lovely. I am not much of a cat person, but I still love animals. One of my earlier colleague had 6 cats at his home and I was so nervous as they kept bouncing around the home from sofa to table and almost everywhere. One sunny afternoon, a wild cat probably wandering around for food did come up in my corridor. I was shocked to see her, there is virtually no way for her to get in. When I shoo her away, she jumped out of the corridor, onto a car roof and then the church wall and she just disappeared in a blink of an eye. Super fast reflexes.

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  13. Bob Ransley says:

    MiMi – MuMu. Black & White photos are better than any colored. Both sisters are very cute. Why I am feeling some attachment to both of them, even I don’t know. It may be because of being an artist. I do floral painting and whimsical animal oil painting. So, It may be my feelings towards animals. You can watch my paintings here: http://bobransley.org/

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  14. Dan Hen says:

    Great subject for a black and white!

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  15. Peter Nena says:

    Are they twins? Wonderful photos. I like that they are also black and white–so that there is a sort of metaphor in the story. That the object of a black-and-white photo is also black and white.

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    • Dan Antion says:

      They are almost identical. MiMi has one long “sock”. The white part of her right front leg is much longer. As they grew, MuMu became larger than her sister. They have a way of sitting (paws tucked in) where it’s still hard to tell them apart. Thanks!

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