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Catwoman the cat lady by caanantheartboy Catwoman the cat lady by caanantheartboy
WOW, a daily deviation! I'm totally floored by the faves and comments on this piece. It's amazing!

I think I saw someone suggest I name all the cats so - don't read the next paragraph if you'd still like to play the guessing game!

Behind the couch: Krazy Kat, Azrael (Smurfs), Bill the Cat, Felix, MAD Cat (with a Hello Kitty doll), Top Cat and Snowball II. On (and above) the couch: Streaky (who is orange, yes. My bad!) Mooch (Mutts), Stimpy, Mr Kat (Kid vs Kat), Sylvester, Puss in Boots, Figaro. The rest: Tom, Simon's Cat, Nermal, Garfield, Penelope, O'Malley, Marie (I wasn't gonna do ALL the Aristocats!), Horse (Footrot Flats), the Cheshire Cat, and Bucky and Scratchy behind Batman. The posters are That Darn Cat and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (I also could have done The Cat from Outer Space, Le Chat Noir, and many others. Space restrictions!) The framed 'cat man' is Blacksad. The record is of course Josie and the Pussycats and the book, which has become illegible from the scanning, is Jennie, by Paul Gallico. (I believe it may be called 'The Abandoned' in the US?) It's about a girl who turns in to a cat. My dad read it to me and my brother when we were kids.

It's cats only, so there's no tigers! (Hobbes, Tigger, etc... OUT.) ;)

I avoided humanoid cats (except that Blacksad pic) and cats of a more adult nature. (Fritz. Fat Freddy's Cat. Etc.)

Both Eek and Heathcliff were on my list, but ultimately left off 'cos of space. I also left off others who came from the same 'world' to keep the variety up. So there's only two Aristocats out of many, and indeed other Disney cats were left out because of that (I love Oliver and Co.) Also with Sylvester and Penelope there was no need for Pussyfoot. Or even Furrball (Sylvester's Tiny Toons counterpart.) I probably could have put in Rita though (from Animaniacs.) It also meant no Arlene, since Garfield and Nermal were enough. Also there's nothing from anime or manga because I don't really watch/read much of it and this was meant to be an amalgam of stuff I grew up with and/or still read/watch, and not a comprehensive list. (Although I really wanted to scatter around some Samurai Pizza Cat toys but I don't think I could have achieved that in enough detail for people to get it straight away.)

Oh, and I was aiming for just cartoons and comics which is why no Cat in the Hat. Besides falling in to the humanoid category, it's also a children's book. (Maybe I should have put it on the coffee table too!)

I hope that answers some or all of the questions I've been seeing! I'm preparing to drive to Vancouver tomorrow for the Fan Expo this weekend so I haven't gotten to the comments, but I will! Thank you all for leaving them, and looking, and loving cats! In all their shapes and sizes. :)

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This was a commission I did for Fan Expo Toronto last year. I finally got it coloured a few weeks ago. Can you name them all? (Given that I am an Aussie in Canada, there's two in there that only an Aussie (or Kiwi) or a Canadian would probably get, respectively.) ;)
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Catwoman the cat lady by ~caanantheartboy is definitely a clever and funny with so many wonderful characters in one artwork. Can you name them all? ( Suggested by RaspingHerWords and Featured by jcroxas )
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spencermalley Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2018
Adorable
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S-NFS Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2018
Where`s Luxor?
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LillyEddy88 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow that's a good pun. Nice art.
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wolfian Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2018
Hee! This is awesome! Great job capturing their different styles!
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Inugami2904 Featured By Owner May 12, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
The great Garfield.
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AresVlad Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2018
..Well, that's a lot of cats.
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Raqonteur Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful.  Such a variety and you've captured their essences superbly.
I can only think of one that's missing.

Bagpuss.
Or am I just showing my age now :P
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666pyrocharmedgirl Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2018
glad to see bucky on here, don't usually see him included in these kinds of things
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:icontheblacknova:
TheBlackNova Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2018
I never realized Bucky was a cat till now.
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Thunderstarwarp Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018  Student Writer
Hehe, that's a lot a fun. Bunch of famous felines all together and most people probably saying what Batman is saying. Very fun though and well drawn.
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caash3 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2018
haahahaha.great!!!!
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:icondiscordantprincess:
DiscordantPrincess Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018
LOL
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:iconwcat03blu:
Wcat03blu Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
me
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MelanippeArt Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017   Traditional Artist
This is awesome!
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Evanh123 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2017
Well at least Batman isn't staying with Clayface because he's the clay man.  
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:icontimothythemouse:
Timothythemouse Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2017
The only one missing is Korrin from Dragon Ball
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gfkBill Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2017
Big ups for including "Jennie" - loved that book!
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Lauren-Tyler Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
So many cats, so little time.
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LadyZennbolt Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017
I love this. I found it on another website and tracked you down. I'm not familiar with deviantart. Is there a way that I can purchase a print of this?
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RaymanFan9000 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2017
So many references.
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GrummanF-14 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2017
I see Simon's cat has traded up for someone better.
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KingJadesoul Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2017
One of them is a skunk whats his name from Looney Tunes Pepé Le Pew
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Dumuzink Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penelo…

Actually that's the skunk from Pepe Le Pew lol
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KingJadesoul Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2017
Its great just one of these thing are not like the others one of these things just doesn't belong
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DubaiBunniesUAE Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2017
Gorgeous work.
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Silkenvixen Featured By Owner May 27, 2017
This is still one of my favorite pieces here!

And I just noticed one you left out, the magical jeep from "Popeye"!
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jlj16 Featured By Owner May 23, 2017
This is both adorable and funny. :3
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Collector013 Featured By Owner May 20, 2017
Taking cat lady to a new level =P (Razz) 
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naruto392 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2017
Adorable 
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Grace-Zed Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome! :D
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Shrafik-cat Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2017
Про Куро Тяна забыли это кот киборг созданный Наоки Ёкочи.
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Celineoy Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
does anyone else see Garfeild
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PicassoProtege Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And Oggy, Maurizio, Meowth and Catdog... At least half)
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XMystikJewelX Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Omg so many easter eggs this is amazing!
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The-Madame-Assassin Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017
SYLVESTER!!!!
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OniVrask Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
That Darn Cat was a very funny movie. :)
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michael-bowers Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016
Heh. This is very funny! I love all the different cartoon cats you used!
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UsagichanBR Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
:lol: 
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Kuramafire Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016
He has the right to be worried. Sweating a little... 
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Mintmaid Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2016
Who's the cat (sleeping underneath Felix) clutching the lovely pink dolly?
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dilaby Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2018
Mad Cat, and that pink dolly I believe is Hello Kitty.
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caanantheartboy Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2016  Professional Artist
That's Mad Cat from Inspector Gadget. :)
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SinistraLooming Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2016  Professional Artist
lol so love it
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urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016
YAY!! all of the kitties!!
very awesome picture!!
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UsagichanBR Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think still missing cats.
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Wolfycon86 Featured By Owner May 29, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Firepaw!!!!
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:iconusagichanbr:
UsagichanBR Featured By Owner May 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
who?
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:iconwolfycon86:
Wolfycon86 Featured By Owner May 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Firepaw from warriors, made by Erin Hunter.
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:iconusagichanbr:
UsagichanBR Featured By Owner May 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I seee. But I don't know, I'm sorry. :( 
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OniVrask Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Meowth!
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