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Rocky by tracyjb Rocky by tracyjb
Rocky - the cat the Lackadaisy character originated from - done as a Christmas gift for my mother, who was probably even more affected by his loss than I was. She was also the one who had to deal with all of the related medical unpleasantness, spree of vet visits and attempted surgeries. I owe her my thanks for the care she gave him.
...and hopefully she won't stumble upon this here before the holiday. =P

Painted in Photoshop with a tablet.
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Lackadaisy official site is here.

Announcing site updates on Twitter now as well, usually before they happen here.
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:iconroseswirl78:
roseswirl78 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Aww :( sorry for your loss
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Antonio-Ari Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awwww,  so sorry for the loss.   Just like family, ya never get over it.
My sympathies.   Great tribute!   *sniff
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Ejderha-Arts Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Rocky looks absolutely amazing!
A gorgeous cat in a gorgeous picture. Heart 
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Maehedrose Featured By Owner May 27, 2017
Have you done a comic of "Cats Playing Poker" yet? 
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:iconmattimagine:
MATTimagine Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
*p*
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CyrusGrayhollow Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016
I'm very sorry about your loss. :(
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talonvaki Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
He looks something like my tabby-point Siamese Patrick...except Patrick was even weirder than Rocky.
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:iconhotredsparkles:
HotRedSparkles Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
Awwww. It's really sweet that you dedicated the main character of lackadaisy to him. :) :hug: 
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jessamynion Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Rocky...... ;-;
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:iconmephistocoon:
Mephistocoon Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
My cat looks exactly like this, I don't know the name of this breed. 
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akp12 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i do too, his name is Gibson, and the breed is Siamese lynx.
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:iconmephistocoon:
Mephistocoon Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
MANY THANKS :happybounce: , it's been bugging me for years. 
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:iconspeltier:
Speltier Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow =D
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:iconartcrawl:
ArtCrawl Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
He looks like my cat Gary. :D

So so cute. :love:
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:iconchontecuamaker:
Chontecuamaker Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww, I love cats.
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:icondewsparkle:
Dewsparkle Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
u painted this......? UR SOOOO GOOD AT IT!
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:iconjenesisdark:
JenesisDark Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
This looks so much like my baby Oscar!
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:icontammyscreations:
tammyscreations Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks like a sweet kitten I used to know... his name was Blue
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:iconwingedenigma:
WingedEnigma Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh no, Rocky...:( I'm sorry. This is gorgeous. <3
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:icongaarafan103:
gaarafan103 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
Beautiful feline and just wonderful pice of art. R.I.P Rocky

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"In the dark but I see the light."
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:icontrossidevil:
trossidevil Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What a beautiful tribute to a beloved cat :3
was Rocky the cat as good as Rocky the character at getting into trouble?
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RukahTsubasa Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
this is brilliant! you kitty will live on in your artwork^^
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:iconoli-gato:
Oli-gato Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
He´s handsome :3
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:iconnixa07:
nixa07 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012
oh wow this looks just like my Cairo. I'm sorry for your loss. I miss mine terribly too
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Scarpath123 Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is a pretty cat and it looks like my cat....
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:iconjeweledphoenix:
jeweledphoenix Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful! Well done. I hope your mother liked it!
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:iconlesleyh2012:
lesleyh2012 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
He looks like my kitty that I lost last year...:'( He was so pretty...
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DarkStarrTara Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG... I have a cat that looks EXACLY like that but his name is Miles XD
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Moonshain Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
In the past few years, I've seen lynx point Siameses everywhere, but when I got my kitty, I had never seen that coloring before, and I will always think of it as the most exotic and beautiful coloring a Siamese can have (and I already have a huge preference for Siamese cats in general).

Anyway, the resemblance of your drawing to my own kitty is so remarkable, I had to post a photo:
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(The baby is his (adopted) sister. She looks like a tiny fluffy copy of him, even though they aren't related, and she follows him everywhere. )
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gwalla Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012
Was the real one just as charmingly insane?
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coolcat007 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful cat! I have two cats myself
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xcynderxspyrox Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012   Digital Artist
wow! I have a cat like this character!
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Squiggy18 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
That is simply beautiful <3
I too am making a comic off of my cat, but yours is amazing <3
Mine will mostly follow her through out her tough life..... to the very end ;n;
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CaprisunVampire Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such a beautiful cat, Rock was! I know what it feels like to lose a beloved furry family member. I had a siamese named Artemis, who died at only 2 years old. still don't know why...He had brilliant blue eyes, kinda like ur Rocky. He was the same blue/silver colors too, just seal tipped, not striped. Anyways, gorgeous portrait. I always adored ur art! u have an amazing talent! :heart:
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DeerNectar Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
God bless you for doing such a lovely/thoughtful portrait. I hope she really loved it. I am sorry for your loss. What an incredible thing you've done with the inspiration, I wish you the best of luck.
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Ellsberg Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011
ĦAh, mininos!
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Jlynne13 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist
This is really good! :D It looks so realistic! *gives a high five*
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PinkoPrint Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Student General Artist
Awww Rocky
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:iconbree--marine:
Bree--Marine Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this cat, he looks like my camila :D
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Inder Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011  Student Filmographer
Wow amanzing details O.O, how do you do to make it so perfect?
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MotorFerret Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, that's beautiful. The drawing and the thoguht.
I didn't even know you actually had a pet cat named Rocky.

He looked like quite a pretty cat!
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MaggieFurfriend Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
the right eye is a bit too close which is really too bad cuz this such a beautiful picture !
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Sure-WhyNot Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My cat's name is Rocky too, and he's got the same eyes. Completely different colour, though.
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pheonixtears12 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I absolutely love this one Looks just like my kitty Riddelin Alex
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deadinwonderland Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
After reading almost all of your posted Lackadaisy comics, as well as enjoying the human forms of your characters, this makes me giggle knowing that it's the strictly cat form of Rocky. He's very adorable, but he seems way too serine like he just did something bad, but you don't know it yet so everything's good.
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CricketJu1ce Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011
My condolences. Had a cat too, he was twelve when he reached for the heavens, miss him sometimes.
anyway, nice art. You amze my everytime.
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AuSurath Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWWWWWW!!!!!!! itz so cute! o3o
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Kuri-No-Tama Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
looks just like my kitty/doggy. i had said this a while back but now i have a pic to PROVE it!! i love him. hes the bestest kitty/doggy ever! [i say doggy because he thinks hes a dog!!]
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Kuri-No-Tama Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
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NoBuddy-else Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
She must have loved it back then! :iconlovespinplz:
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