My two girls like to be where I am in the house so, when I’m working in my studio, they are, too. Although working may not be the best word to describe their activities. They sleep a lot, of course. This is Sienna doing just that:
Sienna likes to jump up into the closet or from my worktable to the top of the armoire where I store my fabric. Amaya likes to play with thread and push buttons off the table to watch them bounce across the floor. Don’t be fooled by how innocent she looks in this picture.
For those of you who haven’t seen my cats before, they’re purebred bengals. Bengals are descended from Asian leopard cats and are a relatively new breed—1980s, I think. The early lines were pretty wild, but these are just like regular housecats. Well, maybe not just. They like water, have strong personalities, like to talk, and are fierce hunters (pity the poor mouse that comes into my house). Sienna has typical coloring, Amaya is called a blue or silver but it's really more of a peachy gray. And she has the softest fur I’ve ever felt. They aren’t very hard workers, but they're happy to be paid in treats. And I love them dearly anyway.
More Studio Friday here.