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Catwoman the cat lady
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Published: April 16, 2013
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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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FuryQuantmin's avatar
FuryQuantmin|Student General Artist
Rats! Meet Horse!
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smawzyuw2's avatar
I like how Penelope is rubbing up against Batman.
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S-NFS's avatar
Where`s Luxor?
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LillyEddy88|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow that's a good pun. Nice art.
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wolfian's avatar
Hee! This is awesome! Great job capturing their different styles!
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Inugami2904|Student Traditional Artist
The great Garfield.
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AresVlad's avatar
..Well, that's a lot of cats.
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Raqonteur|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's avatar
glad to see bucky on here, don't usually see him included in these kinds of things
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TheBlackNova's avatar
I never realized Bucky was a cat till now.
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Thunderstarwarp's avatar
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's avatar
haahahaha.great!!!!
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Wcat03blu|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
me
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MelanippeArt|Professional Traditional Artist
This is awesome!
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Evanh123's avatar
Well at least Batman isn't staying with Clayface because he's the clay man.  
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Timothythemouse's avatar
The only one missing is Korrin from Dragon Ball
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gfkBill's avatar
Big ups for including "Jennie" - loved that book!
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Lauren-Tyler|Hobbyist General Artist
So many cats, so little time.
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LadyZennbolt's avatar
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's avatar
So many references.
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GrummanF-14's avatar
I see Simon's cat has traded up for someone better.
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KingJadesoul's avatar
One of them is a skunk whats his name from Looney Tunes Pepé Le Pew
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