Friday Cat Blogging – 9 February 2018

Here’s a break from the same old cats. This is Tillamook, one of my mother’s cats. He was snoozing under one of his favorite drought-tolerant plants in the front yard when I came by to disturb him with my clicky-clacky camera. He deigned to pose for a few seconds, and then turned back around and curled up.

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